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Irina Markina, Double Major in Romance Languages (French and Italian), Minor in Art History

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CILS Certificate of Italian as Foreign Language

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Get your Diploma CILS (Certificate of Italian as a Foreign Language) at Penn! Put you Italian to practical use! Under an agreement between the University of Pennsylvania and the University for Foreigners in Siena, Italy, the CILS (Certificate of Italian as

FIGS - The French Italian Graduate Society

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Among the many resources that make life at Penn richer and more interesting, the French Italian Graduate Society is a student-run organization that represents graduate students in French and Italian. FIGS plans monthly meetings on topics of shared professional and academic interest, and organizes the annual FIGS Conference. Would you like to join them? Keep informed of their activities? Click here for contacts.

Mario Luzi 1914-2014: the Man and the Verbum

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The Center for Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania will celebrate the centennial of the birth of Italian poet Mario Luzi (1914-2005) with an international conference that will be held in Philadelphia, February 13-14, 2015. The deadline to submit a proposal for a presentation on any aspect of Luzi's work is November 15. Send your proposal to italians@sas.upenn.edu.

 

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13 February 2015 - 14 February 2015

The Center for Italian Studies

The Center for Italian Studies assists Italian Studies students and others by offering access to a variety of resources. In addition, it fosters the study of Italian language and culture in an interdisciplinary perspective by sponsoring events like lectures, readings by Italian authors, and international conferences across and beyond the traditional spectrum of Italian Studies.

Academic Programs in Italian Studies

The University of Pennsylvania, strong in its interdisciplinary and international dimensions, supports a flourishing Italian Studies Program. The Program's distinctive configuration reflects our setting on the Penn campus and in the heart of Philadelphia. Students can choose a traditional concentration in language and literature or shape more individualized curriculums that connect to sister programs.