Anna Iacovella

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Senior Lector I Italian; Language Program Director
82-90 Wall St, Room 411, New Haven, CT 06511-6605
(203) 432-8299

Anna Iacovella, Ed.D, is the Language Program Director of Italian Language and Literature at Yale University. 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 her doctoral degree in the Educational Leadership at Southern Connecticut State University. Her research and writings includes Italian history and Mediterranean studies, post feminism, linguistics, and pedagogy.


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


ITAL 110 Elementary Italian

A beginning course in Italian.

Enrollment limited to 15.

Term: Fall 2018

ITAL 120b, Elementary Italian II

Continuation of ITAL 110.

Term: Spring 2019
Day/Time: Multiple offerings

ITAL 159a, History and Culture of Naples

Historical phenomena and literary and cultural movements that have shaped the city of Naples, Italy, from antiquity to the present. The linguistic richness and diversity that characterizes Naples; political, social, and cultural change; differences between standard Italian and the Neapolitan dialect in literature, film, and everyday life. 

Prerequisite: ITAL 140 or equivalent.

Term: Fall 2018
Day/Time: Monday and Wednesday, 1.00 p.m. - 2.15 p.m.