Category Archives: Professional

New Newsletter: Quaderno Culturale

The Istituto di Italianistica staff at the European Languages and Literatures Department at Queens College/CUNY is going to publish a newsletter: Quaderno Culturale. This publication will be distributed to all Universities with an Italian Institute and to the high-schools that … Continue reading

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Pedagogy Workshop — service to others

Today several professors from different CUNY campuses presented to an audience composed primarily of graduate students from the Comparative Literature department. The theme of the workshop was the pedagogy of Foreign Languages, we discussed, among other topics, how to use movies in second language acquisition,  teaching at a community college … Continue reading

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Pedagogy Workshop “Evolving Pedagogies in the Modern Language Classroom”

The Italian Language Advisory Committee and The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute cordially invite you to attend the workshop  Evolving Pedagogies in the Modern Language Classroom Dear Fellow CUNY Foreign Language Teachers, Please join us for a half-day workshop … Continue reading

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Open Letter

To:  Dean Anderson, Chair of the Pathways Steering Committee From: CUNY Council on World Language Study (Alicia Ramos, President) While CUNY Council on World Language Study (CCWLS) was pleased to see languages (plural) listed as a disciplinary area in the … Continue reading

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Italian Language and Literature Conferences

I would like to remind all Italianists of several opportunities to present at our Italian professional organizations. AAIS(American Association of Italian Studies) will hold its annual conference at the College of Charleston in Charleston,May 3-5, 2012. For more information please check … Continue reading

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