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Congratulations Guy Raffa!

Associate Professor Guy Raffa has been awarded a research fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities for 2011-2012 for his current book-project, "Dante's Bones and the Idea of Italy." Excellent work, Guy!

Mon, Dec 13, 2010

Congratulations to the CCIP Business French Students!

All 5 CCIP students passed their exams, making them eligible for a diploma. One student passed with honors and two of the five the received high honors. Congrats!

Tue, Oct 26, 2010

Congrats, TLTC and Carl Blyth! UT Austin awarded National Foreign Language Resource Center Status

UT-Austin has been selected to receive funding under the LANGUAGE RESOURCE CENTERS PROGRAM

Mon, Aug 2, 2010

Title VI funding awarded to Center for European Studies

Congratulation to Doug Biow and the Center for European Studies and their recent award of Title VI funding and FLAS awards! Bravissimo, Doug!

Fri, Jul 30, 2010

TLC Awards Language Teachers

Congratulations to Eric Edwards who received a TLC Professional Development award for the project, “Tutt’orecchie (con Arlecchino)”! Bravo, Eric!

Mon, Mar 15, 2010

Cannes Film Festival Essay Contest, Monday, February 8th

Wed, Feb 3, 2010

Monday February 8, the Department of French and Italian is pleased to present the sixth screening of the Cinéma Français Today Film Festival, the 2001 Rachid Bouchareb film Little Senegal. Presenting the film and leading a discussion afterward will be Professor Hélène Tissières from our department, Professor Helena Woodard from the Department of English, and Professor Tola Mosadomi from the Department of Middle Eastern Studies. This film will also be the subject of the Cannes Film Festival Essay Contest, an expense paid trip to the festival this May made possible by the Center for European Studies and the Consulate General of France. For more information on the essay contest, you may visit the FIGSO blog at

Vanishing Voices Linguists work with remaining speakers of dying languages to preserve cultural memories

Barbara E. Bullock, professor of French and Italian, studies and documents language shifts in the linguistic enclave community of Frenchville, Pa., and in Hispaniola, an island along the border between the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

Tue, Jan 12, 2010

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