The Department of French and Italian

Italian Placement Testing on 08/28 in HRH 2.106B @ 1:30 pm

FIGSO Lecture by Dr. Deanna Shemek

Neither Hope Nor Fear: Isabella d'Este as Regent

Thu, February 9, 2012 | ART 1.102

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

FIGSO Lecture by Dr. Deanna Shemek

Dr. Deanna Shemek (UC, Santa Cruz) is the author of Ladies Errant: Wayward Women and Social Order in Early Modern Italy (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1998) and the co-editor of Phaethon's Children: The Este Court and its Culture in Early Modern Italy (Tempe: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies (MRTS), 2005) and Writing Relations: American Scholars in Italian Archives (Florence: Olschki, 2008). She is currently completing an edition of Isabella d’Este’s correspondence for the series ‘The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe’ (Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies). She is just beginning a project to digitalize Isabella d'Este's correspondence, create a visualization of her social network, and construct a virtual studiolo based on that of Isabella d'Este

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Tavola Italiana

Informal Italian conversation practice Fridays 3-4pm at the Texas Union's Cactus Café. Open to all students of Italian. Contact Antonella Olson for more information.

Le Cercle français

Informal French conversation practice Fridays in the Texas Union's Cactus Café from 3-4pm. Open to all students of French. Contact Nancy Guilloteau for more information.


Italian Placement Testing 

Professor Antonella will be administering placement exams on Monday, August 28th in HRH 2.106B at 1:30 pm. If you are seeking to take an Italian Language Placement Test, please attend this session. Due to time constraints makeups are not guranteed.

Cineforum Italiano

Hosting Italian films with English subtitles every Thursdays at 8:00 pm in Mezes B0.306. 

  • Department of French and Italian

    University of Texas at Austin
    201 W 21st Street STOP B7600
    HRH 2.114A
    Austin, TX 78712-1800