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The Department of French & Italian at UW-Madison is home to a vibrant community of professors, academic staff, undergraduate and graduate students, guest and visiting scholars, and friends and alumni. Through our faculty members, graduate students, and undergraduates majoring in French and Italian, the department fosters a lively and engaging atmosphere for French and Italian studies.


  • Sep

    French & Italian Open House @ 11:00 am CDT - 1:00 pm CDT TBD

    More details to come!

  • Sep

    Filmmaker Nancy Savoca @ 4:00 pm CDT -

    Nancy Savoca will offer a public lecture in English on her work as screenwriter, fiction writer and filmmaker especially with regard to questions relating to the Italian diaspora, Italian American ethnicity and identity. Followed by …

  • Oct

    Humanities = Jobs : The Tactics of Contrarian Entrepreneurial Humanists @ 4:00 pm CDT TBD

    Dean Durand has made a mission of building enrollment in French, then in Humanities majors at large, and in connecting those forms of study to careers and jobs across disciplines and beyond university life.  While …

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