President of the 2016 Outstanding Peace Education Luxembourg Award winner and Nobel Prize Peace Nominee Institution Rondine – Cittadella della Pace Franco Vaccari and its Education Director Dr. Blerina Duli are coming to Western to give a talk on “The Rondine Method” on February 8th, 2018 at 4:30pm! This talk will take place in 2N05 Dr. David S. Chu International Student Centre (A&H International Graduates Affairs Building).
Rondine is an NGO that works towards bringing young students from conflict areas around the globe together to build peaceful communication and understanding between different cultures. The event is organized by Rondine Italian Study Abroad Program of Modern Languages and Literatures.
The annual MLL Photo Contest is back!
Did you capture an awesome memory with a photo? We want to see it! Send all submissions to UMLL@uwo.ca by January 9, 2018.
For more information, visit: http://www.uwo.ca/modlang/news/photo_contest.html
To see the 2016 winners, visit: https://www.uwo.ca/modlang/news/photo_contest_20162017.html
Cari amici e amiche:
We are happy to announce that the Club di Conversazione returns this coming Wednesday (September 20) for another year of exciting meetings and conversations about all things Italian in….Italian.
As in previous years, the Club di Conversazione will be directed by Teresa Aconito. The meetings will take place every Wednesday, 2:30-4, in AHB 3R19.
Everyone is welcome/Siete tutti benvenuti!
Looking for a new Wednesday night escape? (.. to ITALY?)
Look no further!
Movie nights are BACK!
Join us in AHB 2B02 at 7:30pm, starting Wednesday, October 4.
Cineclub italiano presents: Four Movies for Four Cities!
All screenings are FREE!
See you soon!
Gabriel is a Global Studies and Italian Major. In May, Gabriel took Intermediate Italian (2202) at Rondine-Citadel of Peace (Tuscany), Nobel Prize for Peace 2015 nominee. Together with Rondine students coming from countries in conflict, Gabriel also participated in activities on mediation and peace building. He was joined by students of ITA 1045 and ITA 3040. Listen to what he had to say about his experience @ https://www.facebook.com/westernuitalian/videos/679489665588546/
Happy New Year from Italian Studies! Wishing everyone the best in 2017 and looking forward to the amazing things ahead!
Enjoy Photography? Every year, students from the Italian department are among the winners of the Annual MLL photo contest! Last year, our students received 1st and 3rd prize! For more information check out: http://www.uwo.ca/modlang/news/photo_contest.html