University of Notre Dame

Graduate School

Romance Languages and Literatures


323 O'Shaughnessy Hall

Notre Dame, IN 46556

United States


(574) 631-9810

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.-Romance Languages and Literatures

Format: Campus

Program Description:

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

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