DOC & MEDIA

Video production

Waiting for Bright 2018 – University of Siena and European research young scientists training in the oncology field – An EDIC Siena and UNISI production video

 

Articles

  • CAMPUS ITALY – Column for the American online newspaper

    “La Voce di New York”

 

October 2018

From the US to Siena, Anthony and the Discovery of Italian Wine Business

Born in Santa Barbara, she lives near Bologna where she works as an English teacher and is studying Italian. She loves Italy and has a passion for Italian food

Interview

Ottobre 2018
Dagli USA a Siena per studio: Anthony e la scoperta del wine business made in Italy

 

September 2018

Sarah, Teaching English in Italy, with a Passion for… Pasta Fresca

Born in Santa Barbara, she lives near Bologna where she works as an English teacher and is studying Italian. She loves Italy and has a passion for Italian food

Interview

 

Settembre 2018

Sarah, in Italia per insegnare inglese, con una passione per… la pasta fresca

Originaria di Santa Barbara, vive vicino a Bologna dove insegna l’inglese e studia l’italiano. Del Belpaese, tra le altre cose, l’ha conquistata il cibo

Intervista

 

July 2018

From Milan to Sicily, Stuart’s Return to the Past
The student, a Connecticut lawyer, spent part of her husband’s sabbatical year in Italy, where she resumed the study of the Italian language she had begun at University

Interview

 

Luglio 2018

Da Milano alla Sicilia, il ritorno al passato di Stuart alla scoperta dell’Italia

La donna, avvocato del Connecticut, ha trascorso in Italia l’anno sabbatico del marito, riprendendo lo studio della lingua italiana che cominciò all’Università

Intervista

 

Giugno 2018

“Io, americana, in Italia imparo la lingua, l’arte e la cultura del Belpaese”

Erin Kitchens, 21enne nata a Beaverdam, in Virginia, sta frequentando il semestre di study abroad presso la Siena Italian Studies

Intervista

 

June 2018

An American Girl in Italy: Erin and Her Semester of Study Abroad in Siena

Born in Beaverdam, Virginia, Erin Kitchens is 21 years old. She is studying Italian language and culture in Siena

Interview 

Aprile 2018

Rachel, la dominicana che ha imparato l’italiano per parlare con sua suocera

Nata in Repubblica Dominicana ma con passaporto americano, ha acquisito la cittadinanza italiana quando si è sposata con il marito italo-americano

Intervista

 

April 2018

Rachel, a Dominican Woman Who Studied Italian to Speak With Her Mother-In-Law

Born in Dominican Republic, American, Rachel acquired the Italian citizen thanks to her husband, who is of Italian descent

Interview

 

Marzo 2018

Meredith, da New York a Cagliari per studiare la lingua italiana dei suoi avi

La giovane 28enne Meredith Adamo, nata ad Upstate New York, dice: “Sin da piccola, ho avvertito l’esigenza di toccare con mano le mie radici italiane”

Intervista

 

March 2018

Meredith, from New York to Cagliari to Study the Italian language of Her Ancestors

Meredith, 28, was born in Upstate New York: “From an early age I felt the need to connect with my Italian roots”

Interview

 

Gennaio 2018

Janice, esperta di design da San Diego, ispirata dalla “Dolce Vita” italiana

La storia di Janice Jaralcie, nata a Hong Kong ma residente in California: “Studio l’italiano per la musicalità e il romanticismo delle sue parole”

Intervista

 

January 2018

Janice: an Expert in Fashion, in Love With the Italian “Dolce Vita”

The Story of Janice Jaralcie, born in Hong Kong, living in California: “I study Italian for the musicality and the romance of its words”

Interview

 

Novembre 2017

Alexandra, dagli USA con un sogno: insegnare arte medievale in Italia

La storia di Alexandra Wendt, nata a Lawrence in Kansas e appassionata d’arte, che sta frequentando a Siena la “School for Liberal Arts”

Intervista

 

November 2017

Alexandra, from the US to Italy With a Dream: Teaching History of Medieval Art

The story of Alexandra, born in Lawrence Kansas and passionate about medieval art, who studies Italian in Siena

Interview

 

Ottobre 2017

Un’americana a Venezia: Chloe dalla California per amore dell’italiano

Inizia “Campus Italy”, la rubrica dedicata agli stranieri che imparano in Italia lingua e cultura italiana. La prima storia è di una giovane californiana

Intervista

 

October 27 

An American Girl in Venice: Chloe, from California, for the Love of Italian

“Campus Italy” is a new column dedicated to foreigners in Italy, who are learning the Italian culture and language. The first story is from a young Californian

 Interview

 

 

  • Italian Language in the Media e gli “Stati generali della lingua italiana”

Firenze, ottobre 2016

“La lingua italiana deve rinascere partendo dal Made in Italy”, articolo per la rivista online italo-francese Altritaliani.net

  • Dall’oralità alla scrittura dell’e-taliano: quanto è vero il nostro italiano?

Siena, gennaio 2017

Articolo per la rivista italo-francese Altritaliani.net
  • Editor in chief of the newsletter EDIC Siena – since 2013

Book

After 3 years of interviews and research, in 2009 I wrote a book for the publishing house Cantagalli (Siena, Italy). The book is called “Cari nipoti (Dear grandchildren)” and it is the biography of the wife of the Italian Embassador Antonio Venturini.

 

Experiences in journalistic and Italian language field

 

Prometeo projects, funded by the European Union

 

  • 2018 CGIL/INCA, Sinalunga (SI) – Prometeo project, funded by European Union

Italian language teacher for immigrants non employed living in Italy

 

 

  • 2018 CGIL/UIL, Siena – Prometeo project, funded by European Union

Italian language teacher for immigrants non employed living in Italy

 

 

  • 2017 CGIL/UIL, Siena – Prometeo project, funded by European Union

Italian language teacher for immigrants non employed living in Italy

 

 

  • 2015 CGIL/UIL, Siena – Prometeo project, funded by European Union

Italian language teacher for immigrants non employed living in Italy

 

Scripps College, Claremont Colleges (California, USA) – Academic year 2011 -2012

During the conversation classes, while I was teaching as an Italian Language Assistant, with my students of Italian we created 4 issues of the newsletter “A lezione di italiano”. The students wrote the articles and made the layout of the newsletters.

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 Alighieri, Siena – 2014

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With 32 American students from the Pontifical North American College, we analized articles form a religious Italian magazine, called “Famiglia Cristiana”. They had a A2 level of Italian.

 

 

 

COOP Siena – 2015

With 15 students from USA, Spain, Africa we created an editorial staff for realizing a newsletter at the end of the course.

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Lezioni d’Europa. A scuola di giornalismo – 2016

Not just international students: also a class of Italian students from an high school of Colle di Val D’Elsa (Siena) realized a newsletter, press releases and interviews. The course was one week long.

Final newsletter

 

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Purdue University. Study abroad in Siena – 2106

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Is it possible to learn Italian while visiting the museum of a “Contrada” in Siena? Yes, it is. 15 American students from the Brian Lamb School Of Communication of Purdue University learnt 45 Italian words regarding Palio of Siena, interviewing the local community of the “Contrada Priora della Civetta”, in 2 hours.
They didn’t know Italian at all.
Article on “La Voce di New York” (in Italian Language), June 2016

Laurea

“Il giornalismo di oggi: le molteplici forme di una professione”
Corso di laurea in Scienze della Comunicazione – Università di Siena, 15 aprile 2004