Welcome to FIGSA!

 Committee 2020-2021: 

President: Demetrio Antolini

Vice President: Michela Bertossa

Treasurer: Samanta Buffa

Secretary: Genevieve Berendt 

General Officers: Kirby Childress  and Lawrence Gianangeli 


The French and Italian Graduate Student Association (FIGSA) is an organization with the following goals:

  • Promote career development of the graduate students of the Department through the creation of opportunities for intellectual and social exchange
  • Ensure an adequate representation of graduate students in Department governance
  • Provide an understanding of the organization and functioning of the Department of French and Italian
  • Meet the everyday concerns of graduate students of the Department in their work as students and as Graduate Teaching or Research Assistants
  • Ensure the fair treatment of its members in the Department