News and Events
Welcome back to all of our students in French and Italian!
The Department of French & Italian is the featured department in the latest issue of the Panther Pride Dietrich School newsletter | PDF issue
The French & Italian Graduate Student Organization presents "Short Fuse," an interdisciplinary graduate conference to be held on Oct 10, 2014, featuring keynote address by Jan Miernowski of the U of Wisconsin-Madison, "The Beauty of Hatred" | call for papers | poster | program front & back
We are pleased to welcome Alex Gil (Digital Scholarship Coordinator, Humanities and History Division, Columbia University Libraries) as he presents ”Ephemeral Tents: Up and Running with Digital Humanities before the Infrastructure” on Mon, Oct 27 at 2pm in 602 CL
The French & Italian fall term events schedule is available here (PDF)
Marina Starik (PhD French, 2013), who moved with her family to Geneva, Switzerland, right after receiving her doctoral degree, is now working for Smith College Abroad. She welcomes their students to Geneva and teaches an accelerated French refresher there. Congratulations, Marina!
Read about the success stories of recent French & Italian alums Matt Carulli, Alyssa DiLoreto, Allison Hall, Danielle Marsh, and Marissa Murin.
Listen to the French radio interview [in French] with alumna Allison Hall (BA French, '12; Assistante de langue 2012-2013) about her volunteer activities with UNICEF in her host city of Chartres, France.
Congratulations to alumna Hillary Gulley (BA Italian, '04), recipient of a 2012 PEN Center Translation Fund Fellowship for her translation of Marcelo Cohen's El fin de lo mismo (The End of the Same).
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