Italian

Students create language learning opportunities in game design classes

Written by Camilla Zamboni, Assistant Professor of the Practice in Italian In the past two decades, crowdfunding and renewed interest in games (board games, role-playing games, digital games, and instructional games) have created an increased and diverse gaming production, which has become the subject of several studies, articles, and projects related to all areas of…

Spring Edition of WeScrive

Written by Emily McDougal ’23 Welcome to this semester’s issue of WeScrive, the only Italian magazine at Wesleyan University and one of its few publications not in English! As we all know, this has been the year of COVID and, as such, it’s been a very strange time: at times depressing, at times stressful, and…

The Kennesaw Tower Call for Papers

The Kennesaw Tower Undergraduate Foreign Language Research Journal, hosted in the Department of Foreign Languages at Kennesaw State University, invites submissions from advanced undergraduate students. Who can submit: Any undergraduate university student who has taken at least 1 senior-level course in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, or FLED (Foreign Language Education Department) may submit…

Language Units Strengthen Connections in a Time of Isolation

Written by Camilla Zamboni, Assistant Professor of the Practice in Italian, and Natalia Román Alicea, Assistant Director, Intercultural and Language Learning In a trying time of social distancing and reduced interaction, language units at Wesleyan are acutely aware of how important it is to preserve connections across languages and cultures. Language learning relies and thrives…

Foreign Language Teaching Assistants Find New Ways to Engage Students under COVID

Written by Natalia Román Alicea, Assistant Director, Intercultural and Language Learning, and Camilla Zamboni, Assistant Professor of the Practice in Italian As the covid-19 pandemic continues to affect Wesleyan’s study abroad programs and the ability of our students to travel abroad, language faculty, Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTAs), and the Assistant Director of Intercultural and…

Korean Music, Italian Games, German TV and Beyond: Spring 21 CLAC

Five exciting courses are being offered this spring as part of the Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC) initiative. All five will give students the opportunity to explore topics using languages other than English – each of them in really creative ways. One course is focused on the art of translation, specifically between Arabic…

WeScrive: Spring 2020 Issue!

Yet our Editorial Board (Hannah Berman ’21, Cristina LoGiudice ’21, Emily McDougal ’22, and our Foreign Language Teaching Assistant, Ludovica Romano) did not despair: WeScrive is back for its fourth consecutive year – our first issue was in spring 2016 – as one of the very few Wesleyan publications not in English. The pandemic has…