Are you a major or minor in the School of International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures? You are if you're majoring / minoring in French or Italian (other SILLC majors and minors include Africana Studies, Classics, Critical Languages, East Asian Studies, German Studies, Hip-Hop Studies, Intercultural Studies, Religious Studies, and Russian and Slavic Studies). Did you know that you may earn 3-6 units by completing an internship with our new collaborator International Rescue Committee in Tucson? Please see the attached flier for more information. If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity and earn units, please contact Prof. Alain-Philippe Durand ASAP at: adurand@email.arizona.... Read More
Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 9:00am to Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 6:00pm to Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 6:00pm
Rubel Room, Poetry Center, 1508 E Helen St, Tucson, AZ 85719
Thursday, October 15, 2015 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Do you want to meet other Italian students?  Are you interested in the Italian faculty?  Do you like free food? Please join us for the Fall 2015 Italian Faculty / Student Meet and Greet! WHERE: Courtyard of the Learning Services Building (LSB) , 1512 E. 1st Street WHEN: Thursday, 15 October 2015, 5:00-6:30pm Catering will be provided by Roma Imports
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 5:00pm
Rubel Room, The UA Poetry Center
Irène D’Almeida, Professor of French, will be giving a talk entitled More than Words: Translating Culture in Language.  In her talk she will discuss the particular difficulties and challenges in trying to translate not only the correct meanings but also the cultural implications of words from one talk to the other.  For more information, see: The talk with take place at 5:00pm on Thursday, 8 October 2015, in the Rubel Room of the Poetry Center. For information for all the public events during Humanities Week, see the following link:  
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 6:30pm
The Rubel Room of the Poetry Center
Aileen Feng, Assistant Professor of Italian, and Fabian Alfie, Professor of Italian, will be giving a talk with David Christiana, Professor in the College of Fine Arts.  Professor Christiana made etchings based on the translations of the poetry of Burchiello (ca. 1404-1449) by Professors Alfie and Feng.  During the talk, they will discuss the translations as well as the etchings.  See the link for more details: For information for all the public events during Humanities Week, see the following link:
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Allegro: Il gelato naturale 6th and Campbell Tucson, AZ 85721
The Spring Semester Italian Faculty / Student Meet and Greet will take place on Tuesday 21 April 2015 from 7:00-8:30pm at Allegro: Il Gelato Naturale.  Every student who comes will receive a free small-sized gelato.
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 9:00pm to Friday, April 3, 2015 - 10:00pm
St. Philips in the Hills Episcopal Church 4440 N. Campbell Av. Tucson, AZ 85721
St. Philips in the Hills will be having its Seventh Annual "All-Night Reading of Dante's 'Inferno'" as part of it's Maundy Thursday observance.  The event begins at 9:00pm on Thursday 2 April 2015 and is scheduled to end at 10:00am on the morning of Good Friday, 3 April 2015.  Throughout the night, the "Inferno" will be read in its entirety.  And, no, you don't need to stay for the entire event. See the flier for more details. 
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Center for Creative Photography Tucson, AZ 85721
Visiting Assistant Professor Anthony Martire will be speaking at a Special Screening Event of "The Italian Americans" for PBS.  Where: Center for Creative PhotographyWhen: February 10, 2015, 6:00-7:30pm  
Thursday, January 22, 2015 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
The Department of French and Italian will be hosting a promotional meeting for the Summer Program in Orvieto (2015). Study abroad is a great way to learn about Italian culture, food, language, art, architecture, and life, all while continuing your work towards your undergraduate degree! Where: Modern Languages 503When: Thursday, 22 January 2015 @ 4:00pm