News

3 years ago
Grad students and faculty from the French and Italian department came together on December 1 for a fun potluck and rousing game of Jeopardy. The well attended activity put on by the Graduate French Student Association allowed students and their...
3 years ago
On November 28, Margherita Berti, Stefano Maranzana, and Jake Monzingo hosted a unique event to allow students to experience Italy without even leaving the classroom. Google Cardboard glasses let Italy come to the UofA! Read more about this fun...
3 years ago
Congratulations to Dr. Beppe Cavatorta for having his talk highlighted in a recent article.  The full text can be found here. 
3 years ago
The Department of French and Italian is very happy to announce that our colleague Dr. Beppe Cavatorta has been elected president of the American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI) for a three-year term beginning in January 2018.     The...
3 years ago
Denis M. Provencher, head of the department of French & Italian, has received an award from the Association for Queer Anthropology for his newly published book. Provencher’s Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Transfiliations (...
3 years ago
Congratulations to Dr. Denis Provencher who delivered a keynote address, “Feeling Transfiilial: Queer Diaspora and Kinship in the Digital Age” at the recent conference “Feeling Queer/Queer Feelings” at the University of Toronto.  This talk drew from...
3 years ago
Congratulations to Dr. Annette Joseph-Gabriel who has just received the Digital Humanities Fellowship at the American Philosophical Society Library in Philadelphia for this summer to continue her archival work on the digital mapping of marronage – ...
3 years ago
Congratulations to Alain-Philippe Durand who will be awarded the Richard Ruiz Diversity Leadership Faculty Award! The award ceremony will begin at 4:30 pm this afternoon on the lower level of the U of A Bookstore.
3 years ago
Congratulations to Dr. Annette Joseph-Gabriel who will be awarded The Margaret M. Briehl & Dennis T. Ray Five Star Award!
3 years ago
Congratulations to Dr. Dalila Ayoun who delivered an invited presentation on Friday 24 February at the Université de Toulouse – Jean Jaurès.  The title of her talk: “Le genre grammatical en français et italien: transparence ou opacité?”   For more...
3 years ago
The Department is very happy to announce that Emily Hellmich (doctoral candidate at UC Berkeley) has accepted our offer and will join us as Assistant Professor of French and SLAT on August 15, 2017!
3 years ago
Congratulations to Dr. Annette Joseph-Gabriel who has just been awarded the Africana Studies Competitive Research Grant for Affiliated Faculty.  This generous award will allow Dr. Joseph-Gabriel to travel to Oxford University where she was invited...

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