News and Events

Black Lives Matter

The Department of French & Italian condemns racial injustice and police brutality in all forms, and stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and antiracist protest movements throughout the world. Racist policing and white supremacy are international problems with a long history, and are inextricably bound up with the legacy of European settler colonialism (including French and Italian colonialism specifically) and the slave trade. Read more...

Italian Alumna Greta Anders wins Award

Greta Anders, who graduated in June with a triple major in Italian, Anthropology, and Linguistics and received the Outstanding Senior Award in Italian and the Italian Departmental Citation, won the 2019 American Association of Teachers of Italian College Essay Prize

Welcome Students

Welcome, to all new incoming and returning students, we’re excited for another great academic year with you. Please stop in to see your Undergraduate Academic Advisor. We have 2 new members of the undergraduate team, Lauren Wong and Vanessa Alvarez

Italian Club C.I.A.O. Actively Holds Italian Cultural Events in Collaboration with Manetti Shrem Museum

In addition to arranging other fun events, CIAO presidents Greta Anders and Lo Qin Romano have collaborated with the Manetti Shrem museum to gather students and members of the community to reflect on Italian identity and culture through themes such as food and tradition, multilingualism, Italian artistic movements, and emigration. With the gracious help of Manetti Shrem staff, such as Elizabeth Quezada, all fortunate participants were artistically and intellectually engaged in a warm, welcoming environment. We hope that you can join us in future!

Teaching Assistant Program in France - application scholarships

Departmental scholarships may be available to cover the cost of Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) application for students majoring in French with high academic achievement and demonstrated financial need. To apply please inquire with Amy Lowrey and the faculty advisor to undergraduates.

Welcome Incoming Students!

To all of our 2018 incoming first year and transfer students, your advisers in Sproul Hall wish you a warm welcome! Bienvenue and benvenuto !

3 Mythbusters About Humanities Majors

Academic Advisor Amy Lowrey debunks three common misconceptions about majoring and taking courses in the humanities, explaining why it is worthwhile for all students.

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