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Lyon Summer Program
The program provides students the opportunity to live and study in France for seven weeks (corresponding to the first summer session), to develop French language skills and experience a different cultural environment. Students earn six credit hours for two courses.Learn More
Rome Study Program
An intensive language and culture program open to all registered undergraduate and graduate students. Italian families host students providing an in-depth experience of Italian lifestyle and language. Students spend six weeks in Rome and earn from 3 to 6 credit hoursLearn More
Parma Maymester Program
“Sustainable Cinema in Italy” is a maymester program directed by the Department of French and Italian of the University of Texas at Austin in cooperation with 24FPS, a community of filmmakers, artists, and educators in Parma, Italy. The program provides students the opportunity to live and study in Italy for three weeks and earn 3 credit hours.Learn More
Dr. Hervé Picherit, Associate Professor, received his PhD in French Studies from Stanford University (2008) and has been a member of the Department of French and Italian at UT since 2012. The questions framing his research interests are about individual and shared strategies of aesthetic self-fashioning, in particular those that individuals or groups adopt in the face of traumatic upheavals. In pursuit of these questions, he has explored the fields of twentieth century French literature, the novel, film, and the avant-garde.
Dylan Gilbert is a fifth-year doctoral candidate in Italian Studies at The University of Texas at Austin. After graduating first-gen from Middlebury College, he received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Italy where he taught at two high schools in the small coastal town of Policoro (MT), Basilicata. His current interests include French and Italian environmental histories, nuclear anxieties, and toxicity. He currently serves as the Academic Affairs Director for the Graduate Student Assembly.Learn More
Roya Farahani (Undergraduate)
Originally from Dallas, Roya is in her 3rd year here at UT. She is an Italian major persuing the side quests of a French minor and Security Studies certificate. Apart from Undergraduate Assistant, she is a French and Italian Ambassador and Co-President of the Circolo Italiano. Recently, her studies have taken her abroad with the Rome Study Program and she intends to return to Italy this summer for a language intensive in Milan.Learn More