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Going beyond the classroom, Dickinson’s Italian & Italian studies program offers a deep look into what Rehoboth Gesese ’17 calls “the most beautiful of the Romance languages.”
The program doesn’t stop at Italian as a language, however, delving into varied aspects of Italian culture as well. Professors lead students via a holistic approach, one through which the department sets out to “re-create a piece of Italy,” according to Nicoletta Marini-Maio, associate professor of Italian.
“Once I started taking classes, I fell in love with everything about it,” says Ashton Fiucci ’15, noting her professors’ enthusiasm as one of the driving forces behind the program. “The department here is wonderful.”
Published October 31, 2014