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Italian - Doctor of Philosophy 200 Hagerty Hall
1775 College Rd
Columbus, OH 43210
phone: 614-292-4983
fax: 614 292-7403

 Doctor of Italian |  Master of Italian

The Department of French and Italian offers a PhD and MA in Italian Studies. More information on the MA can be found on the French and Italian Master of Arts page.

Faculty in the Department of French and Italian are committed to the interdisciplinarity study of Italian film, literature, culture and language. Faculty have a great depth and breadth of expertise, particularly in:

  • Film studies
  • Medieval and Renaissance culture and literature
  • Linguistics
  • Modern and contemporary literature

In addition to a major specialization in Italian, students complete a minor outside of Italian. Such an innovative structure strongly supports interdisciplinarity. Students can interact with programs such as:

  • African American and African Studies
  • Architecture
  • Classics
  • Comparative Studies
  • Disability Studies 
  • Film Studies
  • Folklore Studies 
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Musicology
  • Second Language Studies
  • Sexuality Studies
  • Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

Beyond the core faculty in Italian, students work with over 20 affiliated faculty with expertise in several exciting fields in Italian Studies.

For more information, visit our website.