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  • Italian Studies at UMass Amherst

    Engage in a dialogue with one of the most iconic cultures in the Western World. Students are guided through this journey by a dynamic and dedicated faculty, whose expertise covers all of the major areas of Italian culture, from language acquisition to literary studies from the Middle Ages to contemporary times, to film and cultural studies.


The Importance of Studying a Foreign Language, as reported by the Daily Collegian

October 30, 2017

Jacob Russian writes about why studying foreign languages is vital for undergraduate students and why SBS shouldn't do away with foreign language requirements for its students....

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Why Italian?

The Italian Studies program offers undergraduate and graduate degrees: a major and a minor, and a MAT (Master in the Art of Teaching). Our approach to Italian Studies is highly interdisciplinary, fun and dynamic.

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