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Michela Ardizzoni recognized as outstanding mentor

French & Italian's Michela Ardizzoni is among the thirteen CU faculty recognized as outstanding mentors... Read more
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ITAL 4290 Italian Culture Through Cinema - Summer 2024

ITAL 4290 - Italian Culture Through Cinema WHEN & WHERE? June 3-July 5, fully online... Read more
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5 CU Boulder students, alumni receive 2024–25 Fulbright awards

Congratulations to Nic Tamayo and Stephanie Virts (French BAs) on your 2024 Fulbright Awards! Read... Read more
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Why Study French and Italian?

The Department of French and Italian provides instruction in the languages, literatures, cinema, and cultures of France, Italy, and other areas where these languages are spoken.

We offer a wide selection of undergraduate courses, covering topics ranging from the Middle Ages to Italian-American culture and the Francophone literature of Africa, the Caribbean and the Middle East.

Our MA and PhD graduate programs in French are among the national leaders in successfully placing students in academic positions, and the highly productive research faculty provide expertise in all areas of French and Italian literature.