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Department of French and Italian

The Department of French and Italian at Tulane University offers a comprehensive program of study that reflects our commitment to cross-cultural and interdisciplinary approaches. Our Department builds on the historical identity of New Orleans as a center of Francophone and Caribbean culture and as the hub of one of America's oldest Italian communities.

Featured Event

Novembre Numérique Le festival des cultures numériques

Digital November A festival of digital cultures

November 18 – 19, 5 – 8 pm
November 20, 12 – 6 pm

An immersive digital arts experience. 1519 Jackson Avenue. Free to the public.

Directors and Advisors

Fayҫal Falaky, Department Chair
Jonathan Morton, Director of Graduate Studies
Oana Sabo, Director of Undergraduate Studies, French 
Charles Mignot, Director of French Language Program
Annette Sojic, Director of Professional French Program
Michael Syrimis, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Italian
Elena Daniele, Director of Italian Language Program
Bouchaib Gadir, Director of the Arabic Program
Sanela Frasch, Executive Secretary