Indiana University Bloomington
Department of French and Italian

Bienvenue and benvenuto! The Department of French and Italian at Indiana University-Bloomington offers courses ranging from elementary language to doctoral seminars, with topics ranging from French dialectology to Francophone media studies; from medieval manuscripts to the Mafia in Italian film. The expertise of our 25 faculty members covers the spectrum of French and Italian language, literature, culture, and pedagogy, and we also sponsor a rich program of co-curricular activities including music, lectures, cooking, and even sports in French and Italian. Discover all that FRIT has to offer!

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Enroll in a new second 8 weeks course on Francophone Media Studies
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Department Mourns the Passing of Mark Musa
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Research group works on Occitan Roman de Flamenca
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