News & Events
Meet and Greet for Arizona in Paris!
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Department of French and Italian will be hosting a Meet and Greet for the Arizona in Paris Program.  Students who are interested in participating, as well as students who have participated, are welcome to join us! There will be refreshments...
Prof. Alfie will Give a SECOND Talk on La Compiuta Donzella
Mon, 10/13/2014 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
As part of this year's Humanities Week, Prof. Alfie will give a talk about La Compiuta Donzella.  This will be his second talk about the Italian poet during the Fall 2014 semester. Active between 1260-1270, the woman known only as La...
Thu, 09/25/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Active between 1260-1270, the woman known only as La Compiuta Donzella (“the fulfilled damsel”) attracted the attention of several male writers. Two of them were astonished that such wisdom could be found in a female. The third...
RESCHEDULED: Italian Faculty Student Meet and Greet, Fall 2014
Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Due to Tropical Storm Odile, the Italian Faculty / Student Meet and Greet was RESCHEDULED.  The Italian Faculty / Student Meet and Greet will again be held at Allegro: Il gelato naturale (6th and Campbell).  Where: Allegro: Il gelato...
Prof. LeHir publishes latest book
Prof. Marie-Pierre LeHir has published her latest book, The National Habitus: Ways of Feeling French, 1789-1870, with De Gruyter. As she explains, The National Habitus seeks to understand how and why national belonging became so central to a person...
Prof. D'Almeida publishes her book
Professor Irène Assiba d’Almeida is the co-editor of the book: Eco-Imagination: African and Diasporan Literatures and Sustainability (Africa World Press, 2014).  The book contains selected papers presented at the 2010 Conference of...
Jacob Shirley, UA Italian alum and current graduate student in Italian at the University of Virginia, will be presenting on Dante and Machiavelli at a professional conference. The title of his talk is Tyrants, Tricksters, and Brazen Bulls:...
French Films at the Alliance Francaise
The Alliance Francaise of Tucson will present La Vie Domestique, a movie by Isabelle Czajka. Friday, September 19th at 6:30pm Alliance Francaise of Tucson, 1642 N. Alvernon Way
Christine Duverge's First Novel
The Department of French and Italian is very pleased to announce that Christine Duvergé  has just published her first novel; it is entitled « Camp Agonie » (see cover attached) and is published by Pamplemousses...
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Meet Your Department
Yvonne-Marie Mokam (Ph.D., French, 2009)
  • 2009-2010: Adjunct faculty, Department of French and Italian, University of Arizona, Tucson Arizona 
  • 2010-2013: Visiting Assistant...
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