The Department of Romance Languages and Linguistics houses UVM's programs in French, Italian, Spanish, and Linguistics.

In addition to our courses in language study, we offer a full array of classes on the literatures and cultures of the many regions of the world where the languages we teach are spoken, and on the form and meaning of human language itself.

Welcome to Romance Languages and Linguistics at UVM!

We offer a wide array of courses with talented teacher-scholars: language courses at all levels, courses in the literatures and cultures of the French, Italian, and Spanish-speaking worlds, and across the subfields of linguistics. Read the rest of our Chair's welcome letter...

 

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Marielle Macias Aunave, Senior Lecturer of French, will be teaching an immersive summer study abroad course (PDF) in France. 

Our Programs

We offer undergraduate majors and minors in French, Italian Studies, Linguistics, and Spanish as well as a separate minor in Italian and a Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Certificate.

 

Our Faculty

Our instructors are poets and pedagogues as well as being literary, cultural, and linguistic scholars. Our faculty consists of 33 publicly recognized teachers and scholars who are highly knowledgeable, dedicated to their students, and active participants in the UVM community. 

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Our Courses

In addition to our courses in language study, we offer a full range of classes on the written works and cultures of the many regions of the world where the languages we teach are spoken, and on the form and meaning of human language itself.