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 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.
Acclaimed writer Christina Ali-Farah discussed her novel Madre Piccola (2007)
with students in the Intermediate Italian language course, ITAS 201. October, 2010.
University of Edinburgh
Professor Antonella Sorace discussed bilinguilism in her lecture, "One
Brain, Two Languages, Many Advantages." November, 2009.
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.