I was born in Chicago and graduated from the University of Chicago in 2006 with a BA in English Literature. I am interested in poetry, friendship, and styles of life in the Renaissance, as well as the relations between catharsis and politics.
ITAL150a, Advanced Composition and Conversation
Discussion of social, political, and literary issues in order to improve active command of the language. Development of advanced reading skills through magazine and newspaper articles, essays, short stories, films, and a novel; enhancement of writing skills through experiments with reviews, essays, creative writing, and business and informal Italian. Classroom emphasis on advanced speaking skills and vocabulary building.