Professor Melucci teaches a new course allowing students to have hands-on experience with real texts as they work to translate from Italian to English.
Languages and Literature
Georgetown University has a longstanding tradition of excellence in the study of foreign languages.
Select Academic Programs
The Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies sponsors this major in Arabic language for undergraduate students.
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese sponsors this Ph.D. program in the literature and culture of the Spanish-speaking world.
The Department of Italian sponsors this master's degree program in Italian language. Students focus on Italian literature and culture or Italian language pedagogy, and all students spend a mandatory semester abroad at a partner university in Italy.
Select Centers, Institutes,
and Research Programs
Founded in 2006 with the support of the Lannan Foundation, the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice is a literary research and pedagogical center focused on the art of poetry and its social and cultural presence.
The Comparative Literature Program is an area of study and undergraduate major offered by the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics in the College of Arts & Sciences. It offers the opportunity to acquire expertise in and to analyze two or more linguistic, literary and cultural traditions.
The English Language Center is a communication training center at Georgetown offering English as a foreign language programs and special programs for professional communication and teacher training.