Guest Lecturers in the Department of Italian Studies

Sara Laviosa

Sara Laviosa
Senior Lecturer
English and Translation Studies
University of Bari 'Aldo Moro', Italy

Sara Laviosa delivered a lecture titled, "Discovering One's Self Through the Other: The Missing Star" to students and faculty from all foreign languages departments. April, 2012.

Osvaldo Laviosa

Osvaldo Laviosa

Osvaldo Laviosa presented Italian Mandolins Rocked by American and British Pop Music to Italian Studies students and faculty. The lecture was followed by a sing-along in Italian. October, 2011.

Ali Farah

Christina Ali-Farah
Italian-Somali Author

Acclaimed writer Christina Ali-Farah discussed her novel Madre Piccola (2007) with students in the Intermediate Italian language course, ITAS 201. October, 2010.

Antonella Sorace

Antonella Sorace
Developmental Linguistics
University of Edinburgh

Professor Antonella Sorace discussed bilinguilism in her lecture, "One Brain, Two Languages, Many Advantages." November, 2009.
Gianrico Carofiglio

Gianrico Carofiglio
Senator, Author

Students with Senator and writer Gianrico Carofiglio, discussing his 2005 novel, Testimone Inconsapevole ("Involuntary Witness") with students in the Intermediate language course, ITAS 202. Rome, 2009.

Flavia Laviosa