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Congratulations to Suzanne Magnanini

Suzanne Magnanini has been awarded the first Biennial Kayden Translation Award for her translation of Straparola’s The Pleasant Nights ! The Kayden Translation Awards is given to honor the memory of Eugene Kayden, a translator in his own right, to promote the translation of texts that would help promote the...

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Yoga in Italian - March 5

You're invited to a yoga class in Italian! Italian yoga teacher Antonietta Capotondi Monday, March 5 4:15-5:15 pm in THTR (University Theatre Building) W150 Free!! Bring your mat. Sign up with your Italian teacher

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The benefits of a bilingual brain - TEDED

Feb. 26, 2018

It’s obvious that knowing more than one language can make certain things easier — like traveling or watching movies without subtitles. But are there other advantages to having a bilingual (or multilingual) brain? Mia Nacamulli details the three types of bilingual brains and shows how knowing more than one language...

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Priscilla Craven wins 2017 Best Should Teach Gold Award

Aug. 24, 2017

Congratulations to Italian Senior Instructor, Priscilla Craven, for receiving the 2017 Best Should Teach Gold Award.

Valerio Ferme

Honoring their mothers, Italian scholars fund scholarship and say ‘ciao’

Aug. 3, 2017

Photo by Craig Levinsky Outgoing Associate Dean for the Arts and Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences, Valerio Ferme, and his spouse, Giorgio Corda, a professor of Italian at the University of Colorado Boulder, have established the Andermarch Cicogna Endowed Scholarship Fund. In alternating years, the scholarship will...

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Warren Motte - Book Release

July 11, 2017

French Fiction Today focuses on the French novel in the twenty-first century, examining a series of works that are exemplary of broader currents in the genre. Each of these texts wagers insistently upon our willingness to speculate about literature and its uses, in an age when the value of literature...

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Masano Yamashita - Book Release

May 8, 2017

Jean-Jacques Rousseau face au public: problèmes d’identité by Masano Yamishita Masano Yamashita examines the articulation between Rousseau's rhetorical strategies of addressing the reader and his philosophical conception of communication. Her book, Jean-Jacques Rousseau face au public: problèmes d'identité , highlights the originality and the lucidity of Rousseau faced with the...

Mario Badagliacca

Documentary Photographer - Mario Badagliacca - April 25

April 24, 2017

Tuesday, April 25 at 5:00 p.m. in HUMN 125 Reception to follow on 1st floor in Eaton Humanities What does it mean to be an Italian abroad today? This photographic essay invites us to explore the common background elements leading Italians to migrate, but also the specific characteristics of migration...

French & Italian Soccer Game - April 26

April 18, 2017

The Rematch 2017! French students vs. Italian students! Who will win this time? Come show your soccer spirit and cheer on your classmates! Wednesday, April 26th at 4:30 p.m. at Sewall Field, near the Rec Center. Contact Susanna Saurini for more info.

Charif Majdalani - April 27

April 13, 2017

Thursday April 27, 2017 at 5 p.m. in HUMN 125 Reception will follow in HUMN 350 Award winning Lebanese author Charif Majdalani will discuss the just released English Translation of his novel Moving the Palace. The book is a modern day Odyssey: recounting the story of a young Lebanese adventurer...