The University of Pittsburgh

The freedom for all its citizens to travel and reside anywhere in the territory of the EU is celebrated as one of its major accomplishments. Immigration, emigration, migration brings peoples into contact, transforming habits, shifting languages, and contributing to the dynamism of European cultures. Yet, this officially-celebrated European cultural diversity is not necessarily embraced by all Europeans equally.

Beginning from the point that Europe is an interzone, a space of transit, interaction, transformation, and vibrant diversity, the conference will illuminate the impact of migration on European culture, literature, and film.

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Sponsored by:
The Dean of A&S Faculty and Research Scholarship Program
The Department of German
The Department of French and Italian
The Program in Cultural Studies
The Program in Film Studies