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“Galileo Galilei: Humanists and Scientists"

“Galileo Galilei: Humanists and Scientists" Presented by Vanessa DiMaggio, John Keller and Nick Conant April... Read more
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Italian Film Festival 2024

Italian Film Festival 2024 When: April 3rd - 20th View the PDF flyer here! Enjoy... Read more
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4/4/24 Sadler Lecture Series - Laura Benedetti

2024 French & Italian Sadler Lecture Series When: April 4th, 2024 at 5:00PM Where: HUMN... 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.