FRONTIERE 2022-2023

FRONTIERE 2022-2023

As I come full circle on my first year as chair and can unfurrow my brow for a moment, my newly deepened sense of FRIT is how it is a welcoming place for extraordinary people who value being…
If you need a class in the Autumn 2023 semester, look no further! FRIT has you covered. You can review our course offerings here through our website. We highlight two new courses in the Autumn 2023…
We celebrated our French, Italian, & Romance Studies graduates with a ceremony and reception on May 5th in Hagerty Hall. Mia Potenzini, graduating with a BA in Public Management, Leadership,…
Four of our amazing FRIT graduate students hit milestones this academic year. Please join us in congratulating three of our students who passed their qualifying exams and one who defended his PhD…
Thierno Diallo, PhD student in French & Francophone Studies, was selected as a recipient of the prestigious Graduate Teaching Assistant Award - Ohio State's highest recognition of exceptional…
Professor Lucille Toth recently published a new book entitled, Danses et pandémies: Du sida à la covid-19 (Varia Press, Dec. 2022).  When asked about the new book, Professor Toth gave us these…
On December 13, Italian minor/ History major Samuel Palazzo successfully defended "Rogerios Rex: The Formation of a Sicilian Kingship", an ambitious and exemplary senior thesis written under the…
We had a group of students apply for our annual FRIT scholarship competition this year! Each of our students are examples of academic excellence. We congratulate every one of our scholarship…
Sarah-Grace Heller, Associate Professor of French and Chair of the Department of French & Italian, specializes in medieval French and Occitan literature, language, and material culture. Her most…
Attend French cultural and literary programs from FRIT’s Center of Excellence and watch recorded interviews with current French writers on the French Press channel. Prof Benjamin Hoffmann, The Center…
The Department of French & Italian was proud to co-sponsor a Joint Summer School 15-18 May 2023 on Literary Materiality in the Middle Ages: how did it really work? with professors Richard…
Prof Heller led a group of our Program 60 participants on a tour of the Ohio State Thompson Library Special Collections Deathless Fragments exhibit on June 21. The exhibit contains many examples of…
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