Welcome to Italian at the University of Delaware!
Drs. Laura Salsini and Virginia Picchietti, eds., Writing and Performing Female Identity in Italian Culture. (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017). This volume investigates the ways in which Italian women writers, filmmakers, and performers have represented female identity across genres from the immediate post-World War II period to the turn of the …
Students enrolled in the Italian program at the University of Delaware will find it to be one of the most rewarding and positive linguistic and cultural experiences imaginable. A dedicated and expert faculty offer dynamic courses in language, literature, culture and civilization, film, history, politics, and current events, as well as classes in translation. On campus and through study abroad, master the four language skills – listening, speaking, reading, writing – while immersing yourself in the culture of Italy. Prepare for graduate study, at the MA or PhD level, or for a career in international business, journalism, translation, editing, marketing, travel, teaching, or many other fields. Expand your world and prepare your future: discover the fascination of Italy and Italian.
Participate in our study abroad programs: the winter session in the medieval city of Siena, the summer in sunny Sorrento, or a semester program in the capital city of Rome. On campus, join the Circolo Italiano club to meet other Italian language students, brush up on your language skills, and partake in numerous cultural activities. Outstanding students in the Italian program are rewarded each year with induction into Gamma Kappa Alpha, the national Italian honors society.