Anna Iacovella

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Senior Lector I Italian; Language Program Director
82-90 Wall St, New Haven, CT 06511-6605

Anna Iacovella, Ed.D., is the Language Program Director of Italian Language and Literature Department at Yale University. She is a Timothy Dwight College Fellow and Advisor. She graduated in English Language and Literature from the Universita’ Suor Orsola Benincasa in Naples, Italy. She specialized in Italian at Southern Connecticut State University. She obtained a doctoral degree in the Educational Leadership at Southern Connecticut State University. Her research includes Educational Leadership, Italian history and Mediterranean studies, post feminism, linguistics, and pedagogy.

Some among herarticles and presentations are: Websites becoming useful tools in the language classroom, I Briganti: Gruppo Multiculturale nel Sud D’Italia, Post Feminism in Valeria Parrella’s first novel “White Space”, Fortapasc: a true hi(s)tory, Song ‘e Napule: cultural images and language acknowledgment.

Contemporary Italian Culture
The language of Journalism
Advance Conversation and Composition
Italy’s Cities: Naples
Intensive Italian Intermediate
Intensive Italian Elementary


ITAL125a, Intensive Elementary Italian

An accelerated beginning course in Italian that covers in one term the material taught in ITAL 110 and 120. Admits to ITAL 130 or 145. Enrollment limited to 15.

Term: Fall 2017
Day/Time: M-F 9.25-11.15am

ITAL202a, Political Economy of Italy

Historical, sociological, and anthropological changes in Italy’s political economy at both domestic and international levels. The classical origins of the political economy of Italy; key intellectual debates in international political economy. Readings from literature and from newspapers and other media.

Prerequisite: ITAL 140 or equivalent.

Term: Fall 2017
Day/Time: MW 1.00-2.15