We are committed to teaching and research across many areas in Italian studies, particularly literature and languages in the modern period.
Our expertise ranges across topics including:
- the history and literature of the Italian Resistance to Fascism
- modern Italian cinema
- women and 20th century Italy
- the literature of Trieste and the perception of cultural identity
- the poetry of Eugenio Montale; and
- 20th century Italian theatre.
If you study with us you can gain a knowledge of present-day Italy within the framework of its rich cultural heritage and learn the language of one of the UK’s major trading partners.