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Congratulations to our Fall 2020 Graduates!

Dec. 17, 2020

CU French & Italian is excited to confer this year's Fall 2020 degree recipients! Congratulations, Juan and Colleen!

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Italian Newsletter (ITAL 3015 - Fall 2020)

Dec. 8, 2020

Giornalino ITAL 3015 – fall semester 2020 Acquiring writing skills is a complex task. It takes time, patience, and practice. It is also, very often, a solitary work. I wanted to create a project that allowed the students in a writing class to work together on a shared goal. This...

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French Town Hall

Dec. 4, 2020

If you are interested in the French Graduate Program at CU Boulder, register today to attend this open Town Hall meeting! December 4th, 2020.

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Teaching English in France

Nov. 11, 2020

Learn more about the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF), a joint initiative of the French Ministry of Education, France Éducation international (formerly the CIEP), and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

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Congratulations to Sara Fischer!

Nov. 3, 2020

Fall 2020 Graduate Part Time Instructor Appreciation Award The French & Italian Department is pleased to announce that our very own Sara Fischer has received a Graduate Part Time Instructor Appreciation Award in recognition of how she has risen to the challenges presented by teaching during the pandemic. We are...

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Statement on Diversity and Inclusion

We believe in the enduring world-historical value of the literature, thought, and art of France, Italy, and the wider Francophone and Italophone worlds. We also believe that the cause of diversity and inclusion benefits immeasurably from the acquisition of foreign languages and from the experience of other cultures that foreign...

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Maymester in Rome!

Oct. 13, 2020

Learn about CU French & Italian's Maymester in Rome with Priscilla Craven - tonight, 10/13, 5:30pm

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Italian Tavola

Benvenuti! Join us to practice your listening and speaking skills at the Italian conversation table! Students from all Italian levels are welcome. We'll enjoy lively conversation and games from the comfort of your home.

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Underground Paris - Study Abroad Summer 2021

Join professor Brian Valente-Quinn in Paris next summer! Learn more at an info session with professor Valente-Quinn on October 14th at 4 pm MDT on Zoom: ! Wander the literal "underground” of Paris through its catacombs, jazz caves, and metro while exploring the figurative "underground" of Paris' history Learn...

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Electromagnetism and the Metonymic Imagination

How does the imagination work? How can it lead to both reverie and scientific insight? In this book, Kieran M. Murphy sheds new light on these perennial questions by showing how they have been closely tied to the history of electromagnetism.