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Appello “social” dell’Università di Toronto: “Salviamo i corsi della Laurentian”

TORONTO – Solidarietà fra Università: quella di Toronto lancia un accorato appello a favore della Laurentian di Sudbury dopo i drastici tagli che l’hanno colpita spazzando via decine di corsi, compresi gli Italian Studies, con la conseguente perdita di posti di lavoro per gli insegnanti e disagi per gli studenti. (more…)

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Ontario government allocates $106 million to universities and colleges but left off of list Laurentian University

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian The Ontario government goes to the aid of colleges and universities by allocating $106.4 million, but Laurentian University won’t get a penny. (more…)

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Italian Theatre at Laurentian University

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian “Le Maschere Laurenziane” – the student theatre group-housed in Laurentian University’s Italian Studies Program in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures – will present their twenty-ninth annual Italian theatre production on March 26-28, 2021. (more…)

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Potential shut-down of the Italian Department at Laurentian University

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian Professor Diana Iuele-Colilli, Chairperson of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Laurentian University, interviews Danielle Drescher, a second-year student concerned about the Italian Department being cut due to the financial problems the University is facing.
Laurentian declared insolvency on February 1st and must restructure by April 30th as mandated by the courts.

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Professor Iuele, Laurentian University, is concerned about the imminent shut-down of the Department of Italian Studies

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian The Italian language and culture are alive and well in Canada and in Ontario and not only in large metropolises such as Toronto and Montreal. 
In Ontario, outside of the GTA and the Niagara Peninsula, there are several other towns and cities where our beautiful language is still spoken and flourishes even at the academic level. (more…)

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Laurentian University, hands off from the Italian Studies

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – Teachers and students from Laurentian University’s Italian Studies program are on the ropes, since the university declared a state of insolvency on February 10th, citing more than 300 million in debt, they have certainly not slept soundly.

“I do not know exactly how this situation will affect us – said Diana Iuele Colilli, president of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures – we fear that, since it is small, the Italian Studies program may be cut.” (more…)


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