April 3, 2020

PhD candidate Lauren De Camilla, received news today from the Dean of the Graduate School that she is the recipient of the Graduate Associate Leadership Award! This is a highly selective award and…

April 1, 2020

Coming in Autumn 2020: the new French and Francophone Studies Major (pending final approval by the state)

What is it?

A new major program that is similar to the French major but that…

March 20, 2020

Check out this playlist of Italian films that are available for free on YouTube! Thank you to friend of FRIT, Catherine O’Rawe, for putting this together. Some films have English subtitles.

February 24, 2020

From The Lantern


Students can say, “Bonjour,” to female representation at an upcoming library event.

January 31, 2020

Dana Renga, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Italian, discusses "Why Italian cinema is starting to glamorize the mafia" in The Conversation.

"For almost a century, American…

January 29, 2020

Stories of the harsh reality of World War II have been told in every medium, from film to literature to oil on canvas. Next week, an author will visit the university to share her mother’s story…

January 16, 2020

The Department of French and Italian Scholarship Competition 2020 is now open. All materials must be submitted online by Friday, February 14, 2020. Full details as well as the application can be…

December 12, 2019

We would like to congratulate several of our graduate alumni on recent publications in leading French & Francophone journals. Xinyi Tan (Ph.D. 2018) had her first article accepted in Dalhousie…

December 6, 2019

Mackenzie Wright, a fifth-year Romance Studies major graduating in the spring, has a unique view of medicine thanks to her interest in humanities.

“If I hadn't chosen to study Romance…