Excellence in Language Studies Award, Italian
Student Name: Christine Crais
Major(s): Italian Studies and Classical Civilizations
Bio: Christine Crais is a senior at the Emory University College of Arts & Sciences pursuing a double-major in Italian Studies and Classical Civilizations. Christine has been a part of three summer abroad programs in Italy, and will be the teaching assistant for The Renaissance Academy at the Center for Ethics six-week summer program in Italy this summer immediately following graduation. Christine fell in love with Italian language, culture, and history after her first experience abroad in Italy with Professor Judy Raggi-Moore. For the first semester of her Sophomore year, Christine took a semester off to work on a feature film for four months. After graduation, Christine hopes to use her Italian language skills to work in the international film industry and international film festival circuit.