Department of French and Italian

College of Letters & Science


FRIT Hosts Study Tour from Aix-Marseille Graduate School of Management

November 21, 2017

From November 13 - 17, the Department was host to a group of master's students from the Graduate School of Management (IAE) in Aix-en-Provence, France. The group was on campus as part of a rigorous academic study tour, the first of its kind organized between the two universities. Sponsored by the Center for Interdisciplinary French Studies and IAE, the 5-day tour took the group (a combination of International Business as well as Management Control and Reporting students) around Madison and Milwaukee and introduced students to the Wisconsin economy, economic development, entrepreneurship and innovation, cross-cultural issues in management, and the UW's economic and entrepreneurial impact within and beyond the state.

New Study Abroad Program in Morocco

Group photo of French and Italian students in Morocco

October 24, 2017

Students can now improve their French langauge skills in North Africa! The new UW sponsored program, called UW French Language in Morocco, allows students to spend four weeks in the city of Rabat while earning three credits. Deadline for Summer 2018 is February 2, 2018. This program is led by Associate Professor of French, Nevine El Nossery. Check out the International Academic Programs website for more information and to apply.

New French Consul General in Chicago Visits UW

Photo of Gilles Bousquet, Andrew Irving, and Ashley Redjinski posing with French Consul General in Chicago Guillaume Lacroix

October 13, 2017

During his visit last Friday, the new French Consul General in Chicago, Guillaume Lacroix, met with French-speaking academics and researchers from across campus and took a tour of the French House. As Consul, Monsieur Lacroix is committed to increasing and expanding academic and economic partnerships between the University and France.

Outreach & Events

Nov 29, 2017
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Cesare deve morire

Education L196

Dec 6, 2017
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Mine vaganti

Education L196

Dec 8, 2017

Join the French House on Friday, December 8 for the Gala d'Hiver. 6pm aperitif, 7pm diner. Reserve through the French House website