The Italian faculty at Drew is committed
to providing a rich and stimulating curriculum through the
latest pedagogical and multimedia tools. Our courses (language,
literature, culture, and cinema) are taught entirely in
Italian. Our minor provides opportunities for students
to acquire both proficiency in the Italian language, and
a good knowledge and appreciation of Italy's rich cultural
tradition. We also offer courses in English on Italian
culture and on the representations of the Holocaust in
literature and films.
We strive to create a cultural and
global awareness to make students appreciate the language
and the culture of another country, in order to strenghten
the intrinsic value of an undergraduate liberal arts
Thanks to the vicinity to New York
City, students have the
in community events
(conferences, films, music, and exhibitions)
related to Italy, and our very active Italian club
organizes field trips, film screenings, lecturers with
The weekly Italian table provides another opportunity
for students to practice their language skills outside
Finally, students who want a full
immersion in the language and culture of Italy can
participate in our
summer program in Venice or
apply for a study-abroad semester in Italy through
the office of Internation and Off Campus Programs.
Top 10 reasons
to study Italian.
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