Sandro-Angelo De Thomasis
Sandro-Angelo de Thomasis is a Ph.D. candidate and a part-time acting instructor at Yale University’s Department of Italian Language and Literature. He received an honors’ bachelor degree in Western Society and Culture at Concordia University’s Liberal Arts College in Montreal, Canada. His current fields of interest revolve around Dante and medieval modalities of texts and images, the vernacularization of Boethius’ Consolatio in Trecento Italy, the reception of Caesar’s Commentarii de Bello Gallico in the Renaissance, contemporary Italian poetry, as well as Italian B-movies from the 1960s and 1970s. He is currently collaborating as a translator and co-editor of the upcoming bilingual anthology of contemporary Italian poetry titled Quelli che da lontano sembrano mosche, poesia italiana da Pasolini a oggi (University of Toronto Press) directed by Professors Luigi Ballerini and Giuseppe Cavatorta. His most recent translations have been published in the Journal of Italian Translation edited by Professor Luigi Bonafini.
ITAL130a, Intermediate Italian I
The first half of a two-term sequence designed to increase students’ proficiency in the four language skills and advanced grammar concepts. Authentic readings paired with contemporary films. In-class group and pairs activities, role-playing, and conversation. Admits to ITAL 140.
Conducted in Italian. Prerequisite: ITAL 120 or equivalent.
Enrollment managed through Preference Selection.