Local Production: Le Cirque Féerique

Theatre productions are a great way to appreciate a different culture, and local theatre productions also help support the local arts scene! Coming very soon, Collective Unconscious Performance is bringing French history to life on a Minneapolis stage. Set in Paris in the 1690s, Le Cirque Féerique recounts the history of French fairy tales and … Continue reading Local Production: Le Cirque Féerique


FRIT End-of-Year Celebration

Join the Department of French & Italian for an end-of-year celebration! It's been a long, cold winter, and it's about time that we celebrate the spring (in this case, the end of the spring semester). The celebration will be held in honor of the achievements of all French and/or Italian majors and minors, in particular … Continue reading FRIT End-of-Year Celebration

Poetic Worlds 2018

After receiving submissions of poems in numerous different languages, Poetic Worlds will be hosting their biannual poetry reading event to present the works chosen by students, staff, and members of the local community! The event will consist of these multilingual poetry readings, music by Ora Itkin, Salam Murtada, and Nerea Berraondo, and free refreshments (related … Continue reading Poetic Worlds 2018

Italian Conversation Hour & Scholarship Opportunity

Ciao Ragazzi! The French & Italian Department has confirmed its conversation hour for italian speaking. We will be hosting a conversation hour in Italian at Bordertown Coffee shop (behind Folwell) from 6:30-7:30 every Wednesday night. Come with italian on the mind and be prepared to have some fun! Additionally, the French and Italian Department along … Continue reading Italian Conversation Hour & Scholarship Opportunity

Call for Multilingual Poems: “In Bone and Flesh”

This April, join the French & Italian Department for a celebration of multilingual poetry and music! All members of the University of Minnesota community are invited to submit, as well as local poets. The deadline to submit poems is March 15, so start considering your favorite foreign works. Here are the full details of the … Continue reading Call for Multilingual Poems: “In Bone and Flesh”