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Week of the Italian Language in the World: October 15-21, 2018

The Week of the Italian Language in the World is an event promoted yearly by the Italian cultural and diplomatic network in the third week of October. It focuses on a theme that acts as the leitmotif of a vast cultural  programme to promote the diffusion of the Italian language. The 18th edition of the […]

Study Abroad | Summer 2019

Always dreamed of studying abroad? Earn course credits while studying in Italy, Ecuador, or Quebec next year. Attend one of our Information Sessions in October or November! Study in Venice, Italy Course: ITAL 101 (3 credits) Instructor: Dr. Luisa Canuto Dates: June 9-29, 2019 Application Deadline: December 6, 2018 Information Sessions:  November 1, 2018 – 1:00pm […]

FHIS Research Seminar, Winter 2018, Term 1: Schedule

Wednesdays 3:00-4:30pm FHIS Lounge (Buchanan Tower 799) Coffee and Snacks will be served   September 12: Grants in Theory and in Practice with Dr. Kim Beauchesne, Dr. Nancy Frelick, Jennifer Nagtegaal and Karen O’Regan Review of grant applications with Graduate Students If you are a graduate student interested in getting feedback on one of your grant […]

Congratulations to our Graduate Student Research Grant Award Recipients

The Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies is pleased to announce that the following students have been awarded research funding: Gianluca Oluic was awarded a Doctoral Fellowship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council for his research project entitled The Idea of Europe: The “Old Continent” perceived from the Southern Periphery. Juliette Christie […]

Call for Papers: “Italy and East Asia: Exchanges and Parallels” (Oct 11-13, 2018)

Following a successful conference and exhibition focused on Italy and China at the University of Toronto in 2016, the organizers at Stony Brook University and at the University of British Columbia are now seeking proposals for a new conference centered on Italy and East Asia to take place at Stony Brook during October 11-13, 2018. […]

Graduate Student Symposium

  Friday, April 13, 2018 9:15am – 5:15pm Buchanan Penthouse Everyone is invited to our fourth annual symposium, featuring presentations, posters, and videos of current research from MA and PhD students. PROGRAM 9:00-9:10: Coffee and Croissants 9:10-9:15: Welcome by Joël Castonguay-Bélanger (for the Department) 9:15-9:20 Opening remarks by Jon Beasley-Murray (for the Research Committee) 9:20-10:50: […]

Go Global Information Session – Exchange to Europe

Would you like to study abroad? Are you interested to know more about UBC’s partner institutions in Europe and the different program and courses they offer? Join us for an info session to learn about the Go Global application process and funding opportunities to study in France, Spain, or Italy next year. Tuesday April 17 4:00pm – 5:00pm UBC Life Building Room 1203 […]

Celebrate the Month of the Francophonie at UBC

Célébrez le mois de la Francophonie à UBC ! Vendredi le 9 mars : Iqaluit, un film de Benoît Pilon (Québec 2016) Buchanan Building  A 101, 19 :00. En partenariat avec Visions Ouest Productions. Mercredi le 14 mars : “Du Général au particulier: La race dans le triangle Canada-Québec-France, 1945 à 1970”, une conférence de […]

Be the next English teaching assistant in France!

The Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) is an opportunity to work in France for a seven-month period teaching English to French students of all ages. Each year, more than 200 Canadian citizens and permanent residents (between the ages of 20 and 35) teach in public schools throughout Metropolitan France and its overseas regions, such […]

Dr. Anna Casas Aguilar, appointed as Peter Wall Institute Scholar for 2018-2019

We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Anna Casas Aguilar is among the nine UBC scholars who have appointed to the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies for 2018-2019. During her tenure as a Wall Scholar, Dr. Casas Aguilar will advance two interrelated projects: she will forge ahead with the research for a new […]