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Reminder: Italian Cineclub + Conversation Club – Wednesdays

Ciao a tutti!

Please find below the invitation for Italian Cine- and Conversation Clubs:

THE LAST screening of Cineclub Italiano is scheduled for Wednesday, March 23 at 7pm in AHB 3B15.

We will continue our journey through Italy with Giuseppe Mario Monicelli’s I compagni (The Organizer), 1963.

The screening will be in Italian with English subtitles.

You can watch the movie’s trailer here

We hope to see you all there!


You all are also invited to this Wednesday’s Italian conversation club,

from 2:30-4:00, join us in AHB 3R19 to practice some Italian, meet new people, and have some fun!

All levels of Italian are welcomed, so don’t be shy and come on by! Please come out, bring some friends (or just yourself) and be ready to have some fun!

See you there!





Western University Course Uses Video Games to Teach Italian Renaissance Literature

Western University Course Uses Video Games to Teach Italian Renaissance Literature 

PhD candidate Andrea Privitera uses role-playing video games to teach Italian Renaissance Epic poetry because he wants to show how Early Modern literature can be just as exciting as modern-day pop culture.

Italian Culinary Event

Join us for an Italian Culinary Event during International Week at Western!

An evening of Italian cooking, culture, dining and fun with the Italian Faculty

on Monday, November16  2015

Location: Brescia Food Lab

Time: 6:30 pm

Cost: $ 12 (for a group of at least 30; includes food and non alcoholic beverages)

Registration starts on October 16  at 8 a.m.

Space is limited to 30 participants.

Email us at  owner-italian-in-london@uwo.ca


Italian 3300 (Fall/Winter): Advanced Italian


Do you want to become better acquainted with a more sophisticated use of the Italian language? In Advanced Italian we will expand and consolidate your ability to comprehend Italian in a variety of social situations and refine your understanding and appreciation of both the history and the contemporary culture of Italy.

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Italian 2241F/CLC 2133A (Fall 2015): Italian Popular Films


In this course you will examine the genre history, ideological implications, and cultural anxieties expressed by a selection of different Italian film genres. Popular films will introduce you to the most successful and exported genres of Italian Cinema: come and learn about Spaghetti Western, Comedy “Italian Style”, the Poliziesco, the Giallo Thriller, and the Italian Horror film!

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Italian 2220A (Fall): Italian Conversation

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Come and practice your listening and speaking skills through role-playing, discussions, presentations, and videos on topics ranging from Italian social, economical, and political issues to Italian media, pop culture, films, music, fashion, food, sports and more!  This course is a perfect match for IT 2215G Exploring Italian Culture, for a full-immersion adventure in Italian at Western!

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