Elon’s minor in Italian Studies is an interdisciplinary minor with an intensive focus on the Italian language and culture. Italian language study through 221 comprises the core coursework, with electives coming from many different departments. The Italian Studies minor provides students with a knowledge of the Italian language and culture based on many different perspectives. It focuses on the study of Italy from a variety of perspectives: linguistic, literary, cultural, historical, artistic, philosophical and political. Study abroad in Italy is very strongly encouraged.
Want to learn more? Contact the Italian Studies Coordinator, Prof. Brandon Essary (email@example.com) for more information. We also encourage you to browse our website and discover all we have to offer!
Language assessment exams will be offered for NEW STUDENTS ONLY according to the following schedule. NOTE: For students planning to take the assessment in French, German, Italian, Latin and/or Spanish, in order to guarantee that you have a seat, sign up for an appointment at the following link. If you just show up, we cannot guarantee you a spot.
Sign up at least 24 hours before the testing time at https://www.elon.edu/eventsmgmt/events/eventtype.aspx?id=58
The four-year program now includes partnerships with schools in Spain and Italy.
Brandon Essary, Jennifer Uno and Barbara Gordon will work on projects that explore the way students learn in Italian, in biology service-learning courses, and through writing and multimodal assignments, respectively.
Evan A. Gatti, associate professor of art history, presented "Episcopus 'al Fresco': Episcopal Imagery in the Painted Programs of North Italy at the turn of the Millennium" at the International Medieval Congress in Leeds, England on July 3, 2013.