ROMANCE LANGUAGES & LITERATURES
The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures promotes the study of languages, literatures and cultures, as it instills in the students intellectual curiosity and the understanding of self in relation to the world. In addition students learn critical skills and creative thinking; abilities that may be used in a variety of career paths. The Department fosters a vibrant global environment enriched by the linguistic, literary, cultural and artistic expressions from different continents. Graduates in our program are regularly accepted to some of the most prestigious doctoral programs in the country. Numerous undergraduate majors receive Fulbright scholarships and other significant awards upon graduation.
The department offers a dynamic and challenging undergraduate program in French and Francophone Studies, Hispanic Studies, Italian Studies and Portuguese Studies, and a comprehensive Master's program in Hispanic Studies.
Congratulations to Dr. Salvatore Poeta on his new book!
La elegía funeral española( Aproximación a la ‘función’ del género y antología) incorporates various disciplines toward elaborating its thesis of Elegy’s transtemporal, transcultural, transgeneric, and transliterary universality, centered on what it considers to be the genre’s indispensable Four Elegiac Principles.