Italian American Studies Minor

The interdisciplinary minor in Italian American studies introduces the student to the consideration of Italian American realities past and present. 

Based in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, the minor brings together elements of social science and humanities, including immigration history, American studies, urban studies, sociology, political science, art, music, film, literature and international relations, with a special emphasis on the role of Italian language, commerce, and culture in the United States.

The minor is open to students majoring in a variety of discipline. It will be particularly beneficial to students planning to pursue careers in teaching, business or finance, international law or government.

Declaration of a Minor

Students may declare the minor in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, 4239 Boylan Hall, 718.951.5451.

More Information

Please contact:

Professor Luigi Bonaffini
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

Dominick Carielli
Center for Italian American Studies
718.951.5000 x6264

Professor Robert Viscusi
Executive Officer, Wolfe Institute for the Humanities