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Department of French, Francophone and Italian Studies

Welcome! Bienvenue! Benvenuto!

Within the Department of French, Francophone and Italian Studies, we consider the study of language and culture as essential components of any education. more

We invite you to explore the individual web pages to learn more about the department at the College of Charleston.

Message from the Chair

Robyn Holman
Interim Department Chair
Welcome to the College of Charleston Department of French, Francophone and Italian Studies. Whether you are interested in the study of French or Italian for the love of the languages and cultures or are interested in expanding your business prowess, you've come to the right place. read more

Video Highlight

Video Highlight

Massimo Maggiari
Director of Italian Studies Program

View this Video Highlight where he Conducts Field Research about Roald Amundsen and the Northwest Passage.

Department Spotlight

Spotlight Portrait Massimo Maggiari
Director of Italian Studies Program

 Read his Faculty Spotlight Interview where he speaks about his life and where he draws inspiration.