Welcome to the Department of Italian at Georgetown University!
Take a look at this video illustrating the rich activities of the students and faculty of the Italian Department in Fall 2020, created by the wonderful professors Louise Hipwell and Donatella Melucci.
Today’s interconnected and interdependent world requires a deep understanding of cultures other than one’s own. The Italian Department’s goal is to prepare future scholars and informed leaders, knowledgeable about the enduring power of Italian Culture – Italy’s greatest natural resource. Building upon Georgetown’s strong tradition of international understanding and ethos of intercultural education, our curriculum integrates language studies with knowledge of Italian, literature, history, politics, and the arts.
The Italian Department’s integrative approach prepares students to explore connections and understand the literary and cultural tradition from past to present. From the Gateway course to the Senior Seminar, all our courses are designed to introduce students to Italian culture in all its manifestations, to develop critical and analytical skills through intellectual dialogue in small class settings, and to provide an integrated overseas study experience that will give students new perspectives on world issues.
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