The Department of French and Italian

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

Lecture The Treasure of the Translator: Dante and Vernacularization

Mon, April 20, 2009 | 3.128 Sinclair Room, Texas Union

4:00 PM

Guest Lecturer, Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures at The University of Michigan, Alison Cornish. Delivers- "The Treasure of the Translator: Dante and Vernacularization."

Professor Cornish has published Reading Dante's Stars (Yale University Press, 2000). Along with numerous articles focusing on her interests of: Medieval and Renaissance Italian literature; Dante, science in literature, cosmology in Dante; Latin learning, vernacular forms and early translation. She has recently completed a manuscript on the practice of, and the theory about, vernacular translations in the Italian Middle Ages and Early Renaissance.

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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. 

  • Department of French and Italian

    University of Texas at Austin
    201 W 21st Street STOP B7600
    HRH 2.114A
    Austin, TX 78712-1800