In early March, French actor and director Guillaume Gallienne led a master class for students in L’Avant-Scène to help them prepare for their upcoming production of “Un fil à la patte,” by Georges Feydeau.
December 5, 2017- The Modern Language Association of America announced it is awarding its twenty-fourth annual Modern Language Association Prize for a First Book to Christy Wampole, Department of French and Italian, Princeton University, for Rootedness:: The Ramifications of Metaphor, published by the University of Chicago Pres
David Bellos, department of French and Italian, discusses his new book, The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Misérables, with Eleanor Wachtel of CBC Radio's Writers & Company.
The Department of French and Italian hosted French philosopher and playwright, Alain Badiou, October 18 - October 19, 2017, for Graduate workshops and a lecture on his forthcoming book, "Immanence of Truths," and Kenneth Reinhard, Ph.D., UCLA. who presented the lecture, "The Fundamental Philoso
In February 2017, a Belknap Global Conversation featured a reading by award-winning writer and activist Dacia Maraini in Italian followed by a conversation with faculty members
Congratulation to FIT Concentrator, Chas East '18.  Chas was awarded the 2017 Dante Prize by the Dante Society of America for his essay “Slipping through the Cracks: A Study of the Elusive Literal Reading of Dante’s Contrapasso for the Lustful."