Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures embraces multiple disciplinary and linguistic traditions reflecting the theoretical diversity of our fields. We offer graduate programs in French, Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies, and Italian. We also provide a number of configurations for undergraduate study, including majors and minors in the languages, literatures, and cultures of Italy, France and the Francophone world, and Iberia and Latin America.

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Recent News

  • Revista Væranda

    Visit Revista Væranda's blog to read about what students have to say about politics, literature, and culture! If you would like to submit a piece for publication, contact Juliano Saccomani at

  • The Division of the Humanities has approved a new team-taught course entitled Witchcraft and the Cultural Imagination. Taught by Noel Blanco Mourelle and Tamara Golan (Art History), this innovative, cross-disciplinary seminar, to be offered in winter 2022, will examine the materials, concepts, and visual artifacts that have produced the figure of the witch, from the medieval past to the present.

    Congratulations, Noel!