Italian language and culture are taught in a full-immersion, communicative classroom, where students can work toward gaining proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and listening over as much as four semesters of study. In the fourth semester, students will have a focused introduction to Italian poetry, theater, or prose alongside a review of advanced grammar topics. Students may satisfy the college's general education requirement in a second language, or in the Learning Objective tagged as “comprehending cross-culturally,” with Italian 301/ 302/ 303. Students may also pursue an interdisciplinary minor in Italian Studies.


Sewanee Student to Study in Milan
April 23, 2019
Italian Studies student Xueqiao Li was admitted in the graduate program at the prestigious Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. She will be pursuing a Masters in Economics and Management in Arts, Culture, Media, and Entertainment.
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Soirée Pétanque
Bocce/Boules Tournament: French House vs. Italian House
April 3, 2019
The French House will compete against the Italian House in a tournament of a game traditional to both France (boules/p├ętanque) and Italy (bocce) on Wednesday, April 24 at 5 p.m on the lawn of the French House. Come play in the fresh spring air. May the best team win! You don't have to live in the French or Italian House to participate. French & Italian picnic fare will be served.
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Movie Night at the Italian House
February 28, 2019
Please join us at the Italian House this Friday night at 7pm for a viewing of "La pazza gioia" or "Like Crazy." View more to see a trailer for the film.
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