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Friday, March 8 to Saturday, March 9

Representations of Disaster Conference
8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Humanities Center
Sponsored by:
Center for African Studies, Director's Office, European Studies Center and Global Studies Center along with Film and Media Studies Program, Department of French & Italian, Humanities Center, Department of English, Office of the Associate Dean, Dept of Instruction and Learning, Cultural Studies Program, Department of History of Art and Architecture and Department of Hispanic Languages & Literatures
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This conference aims to converse with disaster narratives and representations in French/Francophone and Italian literatures and media. This year, we are pleased to welcome Dr. Deborah Jenson of Duke University as the keynote speaker, as well as James Noël, a Haitian poet and writer who will be reading from his recently published and first novel, Belle merveille.

For questions, registration, and to send abstracts, contact pitt.frit.conference@gmail.com