French and Italian Undergraduate Program

The Department of French and Italian provides an intensive training in French and/or Italian literary history, theory, and criticism. The Department has long been a leader in connecting the literary to broader issues in philosophy, anthropology, history of science, and cultural history. The Department of French and Italian offers students the opportunity to pursue course work at all levels in the languages, cultures, literatures, and intellectual histories of the French and Italian traditions. Whether interested in French or Italian studies, students will find a broad range of courses covering language acquisition and refinement, literary history and criticism, cultural history and theory, continental philosophy, and romance linguistics.

Degree Programs

Laura Wittman

Laura Wittman
Chair of Undergraduate Affairs Committee
Director of Undergraduate Studies, French and Italian
Pigott Hall, Bldg 260, Rm 135
(650) 725-5243
lwittman [at] (lwittman[at]stanford[dot]edu)

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Judy Nugent
Undergraduate Student Services Officer
Pigott Hall, Bldg 260, Rm 128
(650) 723-1967
dlclstudentservices [at] (dlclstudentservices[at]stanford[dot]edu)

Undergraduate Peer Advisor

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Becca De Los Santos
beccadls [at]