Loyola University Chicago

Modern Languages and Literatures

Italian American Studies

Program Benefits

The Italian American Studies Program is one of Loyola’s Interdisciplinary Studies Programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, which offer a number of benefits to students, including:

  • Ensure that students receive a well-rounded Italian American educational experience, including Italian language instruction, courses on history and culture, and exposure to the John Felice Rome Center.
  • Develop a relationship with the Italian American Studies Association (IASA) to expand the visibility and reach of this new program.
  • Sponsor conferences focused on Italian American history, culture, tradition; Italian Americans in WWII; Italian American stereotypes; and other topics.