Holiday Open House

Can you feel it?  The frosty joy of a winter celebration is in the air!   Department of French and Italian Holiday Open House Friday, December 12th 10am – 2 pm 614 Van Hise   …

The Life of the Mind

International Conference The Life of the Mind: Literature, Aesthetics, and the “sciences de l’homme,” 1700-1900 Interdisciplinary and International Symposium, April 16-18, 2015 The University of Wisconsin-Madison   In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, writers, philosophers, …

GAFIS Symposium, “CONSTRAINTS”

WELCOME! The GAFIS Graduate Student Symposium, now in its 28th year, provides a forum for intellectual and scholarly exchange in a positive collegial atmosphere. Interdisciplinary in nature, this national event gives future colleagues the chance …

Visit by the Italian Ambassador

The Italian Ambassador to the United States, Claudio Bisogniero, will talk about the importance of Italian Studies and Italy’s cultural heritage. As Italy currently holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the …

Professor Simon Gaunt 2014

On October 29, 2014 Professor Simon Gaunt of King’s College London gave a Germaine Brée Lecture on an alternative history of medieval literature in French. He also participated in the Department Colloquia: French outside France …

Professor Simon Gaunt 2014

On October 29, 2014 Professor Simon Gaunt from King’s College London gave a Germaine Brée Lecture on an alternative history of Medieval literature in France. The following evening Professor Gaunt also participated in the department’s …