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Romance and Classical Studies


Welcome to the Department of Romance and Classical Studies! Our department fosters the study of the human experience as expressed in the languages, literatures, and cultures of France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and ancient Greece and Rome. We enable students to become proficient in these languages and think critically about their world.

New Book from Prof. Nancy Marino

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El Cancionero de Valencia. Mss. 5593 de la Biblitoeca Nacional. Edición y estudio preliminar de Nancy F. Marino. Arxius i Documents 56. Valencia: Institució Alfons el Magnànim, 2014.


Study Abroad - Florence, Italy

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Congratulations, RCS Graduate Class of 2014!


For additional pictures of the RCS Graduate Class of 2014, click here.


Check out RCS Past Events and Alumni News in Pictures

La Hora Española

Spring 2014 Hours:

Tuesdays - 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Wednesday - 2:30 - 4:00 PM

Held in B-135 Wells Hall

French Resources

Stay updated with the French Consulate in Chicago!

1. Subscription setup for "Liasions," the Consulate's monthly newsletter.

2. The Consulate Facebook page.



Upcoming RCS Events

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