Welcome to the Italian program at Case Western Reserve University

Students with no previous background in Italian can begin with ITALIAN 101. Then, ITALIAN 102  is a continuation of the elementary level. ITALIAN 201 and 202 at the intermediate level follow. 300-level courses at the post-intermediate level allow students to expand their language skills and knowledge of culture, history, and Italy & Italian in the world.
There is something for everyone!

A Talk with Sarah Lohman

On Thursday, November 30, 2023 CWRU students, faculty, and visitors enjoyed a talk given by author and food historian Sarah Lohman at Guilford House. Lohman's second book, Endangered Eating: America's Vanishing Foods (Norton, 2023) is currently a New York Times Editors' Choice as well as Amazon Editors' Best Books of 2023. On...

PLUTO Screening and Q&A with Renzo Carbonera

On October 19, a film screening of the 2023 film PLUTO by award-winning Italian filmmaker Renzo Carbonera was held in Strosacker Auditorium, free and open to the public. There were approximately 40 attendees: students, faculty, staff, and other members of the greater Cleveland area community of all ages. The...

Italian Course

Students at all levels enjoy a rich blend of speaking, understanding, reading, and writing skills in Italian language as they explore and expand their awareness and knowledge of Italian culture, history, and role in today's world.