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Italian language -- Study and teaching

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Cairns, Christopher (Professor, Italian School), August 7, 1996

Identifier: MOH137
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Christopher Cairns, Professor of Italian at the Italian School.Cairs discusses the intensity of the program; Italian school faculty; theatre; teaching culture through literature, art, film and media; teaching historical and social context; publicity of Middlebury SLS; difference between British foreign language instruction and Middlebury instruction; teaching methods; and directing theatre production.

Dates: August 7, 1996

Castiglione, Pierina (faculty), January 20, 1992

Identifier: MOH70
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Pierina B. Castiglione, Associate Professor of Italian. During the interview, Castiglione discusses her experiences in the Italian Summer School and the Italian department, her time as founder and editor of "Il Giornalino," a journal of Italian language instruction. Castiglione also briefly speaks on gender inequality.

Dates: January 20, 1992

Castiglione, Salvatore (faculty), May 7, 1986

Identifier: MOH46
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Salvatore J. Castiglione, Middlebury College Professor of Italian. Castiglione discusses when he started teaching at Middlebury; being director of the Italian school; Georgetown; Fullbright grant; his wife's teaching career; Yale; language schools; language pledge; Italian school in Florence; President Stratton; Mr. Freeman; the school in Mainz; faculty student relations; DML; dissertations; achievements of the Italian school; establishing the Italian major; commencement;...
Dates: May 7, 1986

Italian School scrapbook, 1941-1943

Scope and Contents

A section of a photographic scrapbook compiled by Mary Augusta Pugliese, who attended the Italian Summer Language School from 1941-1943, earning her masters in 1943. The selected pages include photographs of Italian School faculty, the V-12 Program summer review of 1943, the Italian School house (Sig Ep), and various class photos. Mary Pugliese is the mother of Bob Carolla, Class of 1978.

Dates: 1941-1943

Language Schools scrapbooks, 1920-2015

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: F6
Scope and Contents

Approximately 37 Summer Language School scrapbooks, primarily containing photographs of the French Schoool, with some Spanish and Italian School. Also included is one Language School Centennial scrapbook, produced in 2015, containing documents, posters, postcards, and buttons.

Dates: 1920-2015

Lettieri, Michael (Director, Italian School), July 9, 1996

Identifier: MOH121
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Michael Lettieri, Director of the Italian School. Lettieri discusses his job as director; good qualities of faculty members; diversifying faculty; what kinds of students attend Italian school; DML vs PhD; future for Italian students; difficulties of SLS; balancing teaching speaking and grammar; how technology affects teaching; connecting language and culture; use of Italian in Canada; the future for Italian; what makes Middlebury stand out; research on campus to evaluate...
Dates: July 9, 1996

Vitti, Antonio, and Laviosa Mastri (Professors, Italian School), August 9, 1996

Identifier: MOH141
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Antonio Vitti and Laviosa Mastri, Professors of Italian at the Italian School. They discuss what courses they teach; the structure of the program; the dedication of the faculty; guest speakers; growth of the student; the limitations of the library; student activities; lack of air conditioning; oral proficiency movement; grammar; teaching Italian culture; Italian stereotypes; Italian gender roles; Italian Americans in media; European style of teaching; competition and profit;...
Dates: August 9, 1996