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3 04, 2021

ENGLISH – Jane Edwards

By |2021-04-24T23:00:53+02:00April 3rd, 2021|The voices of Francesca|0 Comments

Prior to joining Yale University, where she serves as dean of the Center for International and Professional Experience, Jane Edwards served as dean of Harvard University's new Directorate for International Studies, where she launched an ambitious experience program international for graduating students. She played a similar role for ten years at Wesleyan University, where she also led a program related to less frequently taught languages ​​and served as a lecturer in the Romance philology department. She was born in Wales, she earned her BA and [...]

2 04, 2021

Farideh Mahdavi Damghani

By |2021-04-24T21:56:52+02:00April 2nd, 2021|The voices of Francesca|0 Comments

Farideh Mahdavi Damghani is an Iranian lady of letters and a translator, born in 1963 in Teheran where she lives with her husband and three children. Right from the start she was taught by her father, a lecturer in Persian and Arab literature at the University of Teheran, to appreciate literature and the classics, European as well as Persian.  So it was that, right from the age of nine, Farideh began to read works such as the Iliad and the Odyssey, the Book of the [...]

30 03, 2021

APULIAN GARGANIC – Angela Cataluddi

By |2021-03-30T23:01:52+02:00March 30th, 2021|The voices of Francesca|0 Comments

Angela Cataluddi, is originally from San Nicandro Garganico, a small town of northern Apulia, in the Gargano peninsula. Angela comes from a long and multifaceted artistic education that includes the musical arts of opera singing, violin and piano. She follows paths in international contexts that allow her to enrich the perceptions and visions of the world and of her own Mediterranean origins. She studies and sings in England, France, Italy, Switzerland, Spain and Luxembourg. She is comfortable between different languages and dialects, is bilingual (Italian [...]

27 03, 2021

SPANISH – Giampaolo Samà

By |2021-03-28T10:00:33+02:00March 27th, 2021|The voices of Ulysses|0 Comments

Giampaolo Samà is an Italian-Argentinian actor, teacher and photographer. Born in Paola (province of Cosenza, Calabria) in 1970, he trains to be an actor at the Accademia d’Arte Drammatica in Calabria and then at the Akademia Tetralna in Warsaw.  In 1996 he takes part in the show Sidà e l’uomo dal fiore [“Sidà and the man of the flower”] (awarded the Vetrine prize by the Ente Teatrale Italiano).  He earns a degree from Dams (“Disciplines on Arts, Music and Show”) at the Roma Tre University [...]

27 03, 2021

Fifteen minutes of a polyglot Dante for those who want to listen to the first triplets of Hell in 10 different languages

By |2021-03-27T10:45:04+01:00March 27th, 2021|Edizioni, Languages and Dialects|0 Comments

A short excerpt from the monologue "Glottide"

25 03, 2021

Dante and Armenia on the anniversary of the genocide

By |2021-04-25T19:29:58+02:00March 25th, 2021|2021 – Dantes year, Edizioni|0 Comments

  DANTE AND ARMENIA At the time of Dante modern Armenia was dominated by the Saljuq Turks, but there was an Armenian kingdom of Cilicia (also known as Little Armenia) created by Armenian refugees and located on the gulf of Alessandretta (Iskenderun) in modern Turkey.  There is, however, no indication that Dante had any notion of Armenia and its people. Knowledge of the works of Dante was introduced into Armenian literature by the Mechitarist monks of the monastery of the same name, founded in 1715 [...]

11 03, 2021

Dante and Armenia on the anniversary of the genocide

By |2021-04-25T19:35:10+02:00March 11th, 2021|2021 – Dantes year, Armeno, Edizioni|0 Comments

  DANTE AND ARMENIA At the time of Dante modern Armenia was dominated by the Saljuq Turks, but there was an Armenian kingdom of Cilicia (also known as Little Armenia) created by Armenian refugees and located on the gulf of Alessandretta (Iskenderun) in modern Turkey.  There is, however, no indication that Dante had any notion of Armenia and its people. Knowledge of the works of Dante was introduced into Armenian literature by the Mechitarist monks of the monastery of the same name, founded in 1715 [...]