Romance Languages and Literatures
The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures offers masterÆs degrees in French and Francophone studies, Iberian and Latin American studies, and Italian studies. The program in French offers a wide range of courses, from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance to the twentieth century. The program in Spanish illuminates both the peninsular and Latin American traditions across the centuries. A sampling of the curriculum shows courses on medieval poetry, master works of medieval and Renaissance Spain, avant-garde Spanish literature, colonial Latin American chronicles, Gaucho poetry, the evolution of the nineteenth-century Latin American novel, Latin American modernist poetry, and contemporary Mexican and Southern Cone countriesÆ literature, to name a few. The program in Italian studies provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Italian culture and offers a wide range of courses covering the entire spectrum of Italian literary history, combined with allied courses in art history, architecture, comparative literature, cultural studies, film, literary theory, history, philosophy, and music.
Facts & Figures
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999