Italian Studies

About the Program

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In Italian Studies at Illinois Wesleyan,
we'll ask you: "Che cosa ti ispira?"

How will you answer?

Pursue your passions.
Scopri le tue passioni.

Study Italian at IWU.


Buon giorno e benvenuti nel nostro sito!

Welcome to the home page of the Italian Studies program, in the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Illinois Wesleyan University.  From our small class sizes to our study abroad possibilities, the Italian Studies program provides an environment where students are exposed to the linguistic and cultural traditions of Italy within a Liberal Arts context, while they are able to customize course options depending on their particular interests. As you browse our pages, feel free to drop us a line if you have any questions or comments concerning Italian Studies courses, our Study Abroad options, or anything else.

May Term travel course to Italy, LC 265 Renaissance Italy. Celeste Kelly (Theatre Arts, Costume Design) and Mino Zaccaro (Business Administration) discuss why they chose the course and their experiences in Italy. Professor Scott Sheridan (French and Italian) gives his perspective on what students over the years have learned about culture, Italy, and themselves.

Departmental Phone Number:  309/556-3044
Departmental FAX Number:  309/556-3284 


Upcoming Italian Studies Courses

Fall 2019:

Spring 2020: