Research Clusters


FRIT graduate scholars will gain a unique degree in French, Francophone, or Italian Studies by exploring their major field across periods, methods, and genres through a set of research clusters. All FRIT graduate students also organize a set of focused courses in and outside the department to earn a Graduate Minor or GIS (Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization).

Screen and Performance Studies

Popular and Material Cultures Across Times and Spaces

Migration Studies—Historic and Current

Boundary Crossings in Medieval & Renaissance France –Provence—Italy

French in the Americas

French & Francophone Writing Now

Second Language Acquisition

Sexuality and Gender