Romance Languages and Literatures

About the Department

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, currently comprised of 30 core and co-terminous faculty members (as well as several instructional professors and affiliated faculty members), offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the language, literature, and culture of the French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, and Basque languages.

Department ChairDaisy Delogu
Graduate Affairs and Operations Administrator: Jennifer Hurtarte (, 773.834.5880
Undergraduate Affairs Administrator: Guillaume Beaudin (, 773.702.8481
Department Assistant: Maria Chavez (, 773.702.1588

Degrees Offered

These programs include the study of literary history, established and current critical methodologies, literary theory and analysis, the sociology of literature, literature and history, cultural studies, films, and foreign language acquisition and pedagogy.