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.