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About French & Italian

We provide students with a comprehensive education in the linguistic, literary, cinematic, philosophical, and cultural traditions of France, the francophone world, Italy and the Italian diaspora, with the goal of promoting greater self-awareness and encouraging responsible participation in the global 21st century.

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Research Networks

The intellectual and curricular work of our department emerges from four research networks.

Undergraduate life
Undergraduate Life

The Department of French and Italian offers two undergraduate majors and three minors.

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Study Abroad Programs

Due to the nature of our disciplines, contact with the cultures and languages of study is essential to academic development. To facilitate this, we coordinate international teaching opportunities for graduate students. We also help coordinate international research exchanges through our university partners.

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