for Italian Studies
Classes for the community
Stony Brook Dante Project
Italian American Studies
Exchange program between Stony Brook and LUSMA
IPA - Italian Poetry in America
Stony Brook University offers one of the most comprehensive undergraduate
programs in Italian Studies in the nation. The program is housed in the
Department of European Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.
Our program includes courses in Italian Language from the elementary level to
the most advanced courses in language, literature, culture, linguistics, and
cinema, in both Italian and English. Click here for the undergraduate list of
Our undergraduate students have a choice of two tracks for the BA, one with
emphasis in language and literature, and another in Italian Studies, and two
tracks for the minor.
Click here for details. We also offer a minor in
Italian American Studies.
At the graduate level we offer the
in Italian, or in combination with either Spanish or French as part of the
MA in Romance Languages.
Teacher Certification Program: Students in Italian have the option to add an
Program curriculum leading to the New York State Teacher Certification, both
at the undergraduate and graduate level (MAT), or combine both BA and BAT in a
five year degree program.
Dante's poetry: We have set up a web site to offer a translation of Dante's
poetry. Visit our Stony Brook Dante
Two international journals of Italian and Italian American Studies are published
at Stony Brook: Forum Italicum and
Housed on the Stony Brook campus is the
Center for Italian Studies. The Center fosters academic and cultural events
and conferences, and in cooperation with the Study Abroad Office, organizes the
Summer Program in Rome and the
exchange program with LUMSA.