The Department of French and Italian

Italian Placement Testing on 08/28 in HRH 2.106B @ 1:30 pm

ITL 348 - Italian Drama Workshop presents Five short plays in Italian from Mistero Buffo by Dario Fo and Franca Rame

Thu, November 19, 2009 | FAC- Flawn Academic Center

8:00 PM


ITL 348 - Italian Drama Workshop  presents  Five short plays in Italian from  Mistero Buffo by Dario Fo and Franca Rame  

Four performances in  FAC 21 (Flawn Academic Center)  Thursday, November 19 at 8pm  Sunday, November 22 at 8pm Wednesday, December 2 at 3:30pm Friday, December 4 at 8pm  FREE ADMISSION    Dario Fo (born March 24, 1926), is an Italian satirist playwright, theater director, actor, painter, and composer. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1997. He uses methods of commedia dell\\\'arte and works closely with his wife, the leading actress Franca Rame with whom he founded the theater company Compagnia Dario Fo-Franca Rame in 1959, in Milan. In 1969 Fo and Rame presented for the first time Mistero Buffo (Comic Mystery), a play of monologues based on the mix of medieval plays and topical issues. It was very popular in Italy and many other countries around the world and had 5000 performances even in sports arenas.

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Tavola Italiana

Informal Italian conversation practice Fridays 3-4pm at the Texas Union's Cactus Café. Open to all students of Italian. Contact Antonella Olson for more information.

Le Cercle français

Informal French conversation practice Fridays in the Texas Union's Cactus Café from 3-4pm. Open to all students of French. Contact Nancy Guilloteau for more information.


Italian Placement Testing 

Professor Antonella will be administering placement exams on Monday, August 28th in HRH 2.106B at 1:30 pm. If you are seeking to take an Italian Language Placement Test, please attend this session. Due to time constraints makeups are not guranteed.

Cineforum Italiano

Hosting Italian films with English subtitles every Thursdays at 8:00 pm in Mezes B0.306. 

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