Through the work of Professor Antonio Vitti, a significant archive of screenplays, manuscripts, research notes, and photographs from the Italian filmmaker Giuseppe De Santis (1917-1997) is coming to the IU Lilly Library.
2017 News archive
William H. Trapnell, Professor Emeritus of French Literature, passed away on January 10, 2017, at the age of 85. He earned a B.S. from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia in 1954, an M.A. in French from Middlebury College in 1962, and a Ph.D. in French from the University of Pittsburgh in 1967.
Peter Bondanella, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Italian Studies, Comparative Literature, and Film Studies at Indiana University, passed away at age 73 near his home in Utah on May 28, 2017, after a struggle with pancreatic cancer.
The excitement was palpable in the University Club of the Indiana Memorial Union the morning of May 5 as B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. graduates in French and Italian gathered with friends, family, and faculty to celebrate the successful conclusion of their studies and commencement of a new chapter of their lives.
We are pleased to report on several research awards given to French and Italian faculty members in recent months.