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Research & Publications

One of the greatest strengths of the department is its continued support of scholarship to enrich the courses offered to the students.  This year we have had continued our pursuit of academic distinction by the following activities.

Refereed Articles

Gómez, J. Manuel. "Historicidad y narración en las cartas de relación". Revista Liberia No. 1 (Spring 2013) http://revistaliberia.org/about/1-2013/

Ketz, Victoria L. "In Between the Painting and the Mirror: Framing the Female Subject." Eds. María Claudia Andre and Rocío Quispe- Agnoli. “Women’s Gaze Female Visual Narratives and Narrations of the Visual in the Luso-Hispanic World” Monographic volume of Letras Femeninas, Summer 2014.

Reviews

Buonanno, Elda. Review of “Journal of Italian Translation” for Forum Italicum, Fall 2013.

Buonanno, Elda. Review of “La lingua italiana. Il teatro delle diversità” for Annali d’Italianistica, Fall 2013.

Ketz, Victoria L. Review of El lector de Julio Verne by Almudena Grandes. Letras femeninas. Invierno (2013).

Ketz, Victoria L. Review of El prisionero del cielo by Carlos Ruiz Zafón. Revista Liberia 2 (2014).

Conferences

Buonanno, Elda. (October 19,2013) I presented at the Teaching Italian Culture Conference,      Georgetown University, Washington DC, with a paper on “Instructional Technology: Enhancing Performance in Teaching and Learning Italian Language and Culture”

Ketz, Victoria L. Chair, “Situated Writing: Sharing of Contemporary Visions.” 67th Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. Lexington: University of Kentucky, April 11-3, 2014.

Ketz, Victoria L. “Social Problems, Social Realities in Montero’s Works.” 67th Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. Lexington: University of Kentucky, April 11-3, 2014.

Mussio, Thomas E. "Reflections on the 'Medieval' Boccaccio" (Conference on Giovanni Boccaccio, UCONN, November 14, 2013)

Invited Lectures

Buonanno, Elda. (November 9, 2013) I presented a paper at the Italian Consulate on “Engaging Learning and Teaching through Social Media and other Dynamic Strategies”.

Gómez, J. Manuel.  Rutgers University, The Latin American and Latino Studies Program: “Inicios de la ciudad americana: del crucero indígena al damero colonial”, January, 30 2014.

Gómez, J. Manuel.  Iona College, Book Presentation at Faculty Author Reception: Viajes coloniales por América Central: continuidades y rupturas.” April 2, 2014.

Ketz, Victoria L. “Rethinking Writing.” Chair’s Retreat, Iona College, June 11, 2014.

Mussio, Thomas E. “Political Reform in Dante’s Providential History" (College of New Rochelle, April 22, 2014)

Workshops

Buonanno, Elda. (March 14, 2014)I have organized and presented at the Third Workshop for Italian Teachers on “Multimedia and Hypertext: Interactive Technology in Teaching Italian Language and Culture”, Iona College, New Rochelle.

Buonanno, Elda. (November 8,2013) I run and presented the first workshop for Italian Teachers and Instructors at the Southern Connecticut State University on “Innovative Teaching Methodologies”

Buonanno, Elda. (October 15,2013) I presented at the IIMA Conference in IONA College with a paper on “Learning through Social Media”.

Buonanno, Elda. (September 27,2013) I have organized and presented at IONA College the first workshop in “Teaching and Learning Online: Perspectives and Opportunities” to enhance online learning. My presentation’s title was “Instructional Technology: Enhancing Performance in Teaching and Learning”

Mussio, Thomas E. Co-organizer and Attendee of Third Annual Conference on Italian Pedagogy (Iona College, March 14, 2014)

Attendance at Conferences/Workshops

Gómez, J. Manuel. "Methodological Development of Teaching Spanish as a Second Language: A Workshop for Teachers”. Columbia University, March 29th, 2014.

Ketz, Victoria L. “Methodological Development of Teaching Spanish as a Second Language: A Workshop for Teachers”. Columbia University, March 29th, 2014.