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News and Events


Welcome back to all of our students in French and Italian!

Read about some of our amazing current undergrads in French & Italian: Karen Lue, Ellen Connally, and Kaley Kilpatrick.

Fall 2014 Course Schedules are now available: French | Italian


Events >>

Check back soon for our fall term events schedule.

Alumni >>

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).

Read about Aparna Nayak (PhD French, 2006) in the "Alumni Spotlight" of a recent EUCE/ESC Newsletter (PDF).

Send Us Your News!

Alumni and friends of the department are encouraged to send their news to for publication in the French & Italian Department Newsletter.

FRIT Alumni: update your contact information by visiting Registration is easy and free. Or call the Alumni Association at 1-800-258-7488, they would love to hear from you!




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