UBC French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies (FHIS) is a leader in transformative research that explores Romance languages, literatures, and cultures — from literary and cultural studies, to linguistics and second language acquisition.

Our nationally- and internationally-recognized faculty are a diverse and committed group of specialists whose areas of expertise include post-colonial studies, race, gender and sexuality, environmental studies, migration and mobility, economic criticism, philology, visual culture, transatlantic and transpacific studies, digital humanities, and more.