Italian at Leeds attracts important figures in contemporary Italian culture.
We host the prestigious Leeds Centre for Dante Studies, which organises a series of public lectures and runs initiatives to support students working on Dante, including a national study day on Dante and the innovative Leeds Dante podcasts.
— 12th in the UK (Italian)
We offer MA by Research and PhD in Italian studies and our research specialisms include:
- Dante and the Middle Ages
- the Renaissance
- modern fiction
- cultural studies
- the history of the language
- and printing and the history of the book.