Coming Soon! Evolving Italian: The search for neologisms, euphemisms and gender terminology

Updated: Oct 29

Don't forget to RSVP to the event: "Evolving Italian: The search for neologisms, euphemisms and gender terminology" taking place THIS Saturday, October 23, 2021, at 10:00 AM (PDT).


On the occasion of the Week of the Italian Language in the World join the Dante Society of BC & Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto for a journey into contemporary Italian in search of new words and expressions, including those that reveal the changed relationship between language, sex and gender. Valerio Zingarini analyzes how the declension of certain words can change their final meaning, often affecting the reality they indicate.


The speaker, Valerio Zangarini, graduated in Anthropological Sciences and Ethnology at the University of Bologna. He is an L2 Italian teacher and a social and educational researcher. He has overseen European socio-educational projects and is a trainer of LS / L2 language facilitators for the organization AUSER CULTURA and Third Sector - Lifelong Learning (FQTS).


For more information on the event & to RSVP click on the button below!



More on the Week of the Italian Language in the World!


On the occasion of the Week of the Italian Language in the World and the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri, the Contemporary Italian Film Festival (ICFF) and the Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal have selected the documentaries "Dante, the exile of a poet" by Fabrizio Bancale and "Dante, the vision in art" which will be visible for free on the platform digital.tiff.net/collection/icff-presents/ until Sunday, October 24, throughout Canada.


Last but, definitely, not least, you follow these links to download the book Dante, l'italiano, for FREE! The book will be available for download from October 18th to the 24th.


EPub https://www.goware-apps.it/free/free_pub/crusca_dante_italiano/Crusca_Dante_L_ITALIANO_2021.epub Pdf https://www.goware-apps.it/free/free_pub/crusca_dante_italiano/Crusca_Dante_L_ITALIANO_2021.pdf

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