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I am Leonardo Solano, a doctoral student in the Department of Hispanic Languages ​​and Literatures. I am about to defend my dissertation. My interests are cinema of the 1960s and new Latin American cinematic and literary narratives. My dissertation is based on a documentary I made about the conditio...
Elizabeth Kurtzman discusses her Curated Immersive Fellowship with the Film Pittsburgh in this podcast.  
Elizabeth Kurtzman 
Theatr...
Nadia Hussein discusses her Curated Immersive Fellowship with the Legacy Arts Project.  
Nadia Hussein
Communication
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Nadia Hussein discusses her Curated Immersive Fellowship with the Legacy Arts Project.  
Nadia Hussein
Communication
J...
Jonah Jeng (Film and Media Studies) discusses his Administrative Internship with SCREENSHOT: Asia in this podcast.
Jonah Jeng 
Fi...
Jonah Jeng (Film and Media Studies) discusses his Administrative Internship with SCREENSHOT: Asia.
Jonah Jeng 
Film and Media Stu...
I have a history as a theatre director and subsequently as a fiction writer.  I had been writing a novel in which an actor was cast as Angelo in Measure for Measure when news of the Humanities Engage grant came through. So Measure for Measure was already on my mind.  And had been for a long time, a...
My name is Vivian Feldblyum. I am a seventh year PhD student in the Department of Philosophy, and my main research interests lie in ethics and ancient philosophy. My current work is concerned with the nature of pleasure, and my dissertation develops an account of pleasure on which it is best underst...
Nozomi Saito (English) reflects on her Curated Immersive Fellowship with Bellingcat.  
Nozomi Saito 
English
August 2022
 
Learn about all the Pitch Your Own Sum...
I became aware of the challenges of being a musician in Ghana at an early stage of my music career. I found from initial research efforts that there is an incredibly high level of difficulty in sustaining a music career in Ghana, stemming from how the society relates to music generally and, theref...
Hello! My name is Vivian Feldblyum, and this Fall I’ll be starting my seventh (!) year as a PhD student in the Department of Philosophy. My main research interests lie at the intersection of moral psychology, metaethics, and Ancient philosophy (especially Aristotle). I am also interested in the hist...
Nozomi Saito (English) discusses her Curated Immersive Fellowship with Bellingcat.  
Nozomi Saito 
English
July 2022
 
Learn about all the Pitch Your Own Summer ...
Hello! My name is Elizabeth Kurtzman and I am entering my fourth year as a PhD student in Theatre and Performance Studies at Pitt. My main areas of research are horror, immersive experiences, and affect theory, with a particular focus on the ways in which the various elements of a production work to...
When I first wrote about my Spring 2022 Humanities Engage Immersive Fellowship, I had just begun to...
Howdy! I’m Ike. This fall I’ll be starting my fourth year as a PhD student in History of Art and Architecture. My dissertation will focus on antinuclear art from the 1970s and 1980s, but I’m also interested in art histories of gender and sexuality. In summer 2020 I was lucky enough to work as the Gr...