Tag: studies

Education Matters English Interviews

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…)

Education Matters English

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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