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Italian

Welcome to the Italian Program in UMD's School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.

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Degree Programs

Undergraduate Degrees in Italian

 The Italian program offers both a major and a minor.


Special Programs

Special Programs

Learn more about additional programs related to the Italian program.


The Italian Program is committed to the promotion of Italian language and culture in Maryland, the United States, and the world. In our academic programs, we strive to provide outstanding and innovative instruction in Italian studies to prepare students to communicate effectively in spoken and written Italian, to gain and transmit knowledge of the cultural perspectives and artistic products of Italy, and to be culturally sensitive members of today’s diverse society.
 

Advising and Courses

Advising

The Italian undergraduate advisor is available for consultation about any aspect of your study of Italian. To ensure that you have fulfilled all the requirements for graduation, the department recommends that every Italian major confer with an advisor at registration time each semester.

Office hours are posted in Jiménez 1104.

Advisor: Valeria Federici
Office: 4109 Jiménez
Email: federici@umd.edu
Phone: (301) 405-4038

Download Advising Worksheets for Italian majors & minors:

ITAL Major Advising Worksheet
ITAL Minor Advising Worksheet

The College of Arts and Humanities (ARHU) Office of Student Affairs provides college advising for all ARHU undergraduates in 1120 Francis Scott Key Hall. 
 

Spring 2022 Courses

See the Undergraduate Catalog for a full list of our course offerings and Testudo for our current courses.

ITAL103 - Intensive Elementary Italian
ITAL203 - Intensive Intermediate Italian
ITAL204 - Review Grammar and Composition
ITAL252 - Stories of Italy
ITAL311 - Advanced Oral Expression: Current Events
ITAL421 - The Italian Renaissance
 

Italian Faculty

Giuseppe Falvo

Program Director and Associate Professor, Italian

3103 Jimenez Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-4031

Valeria Federici

Lecturer, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Lecturer, Italian

4109 Jiménez Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405‑4038

Alessandra Gavagni

Lecturer, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Lecturer, Italian

Mauro Resmini

Affiliate, English
Assistant Professor, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Assistant Professor, Italian
Assistant Professor, Cinema and Media Studies

4103 Jiménez Hall
College Park MD, 20742

Italian Program Advisor

Valeria Federici

Lecturer, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Lecturer, Italian

4109 Jiménez Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405‑4038