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The Languages, Literature and Cultures of Italy in the Age of Social Media

Date:

10/22/2018


 The Languages, Literature and Cultures of Italy in the Age of Social Media

Maria Borio in conversation with Marco Sonzogni

18th Week of the Italian Language in the World: Italian and the network, networks for Italian

On the occasion of the 18th Week of the Italian Language in the World, whose theme this year is Italian and the network, networks for Italian, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura and the School of Languages and Cultures of the Victoria University di Wellington, in collaboration with NEKE-New Zealand Journal of Translation Studies, are pleased to present a conversation between poet and literary critic Maria Borio and writer and translator Marco Sonzogni.

borio 2Born in 1985, Maria Borio is a poet and a literary critic. She holds a BA and a PhD in Italian literature. She has written on the poetry of Vittorio Sereni and Eugenio Montale, and published the monograph Da Montale alla lirica contemporanea (2013) as well as monography Satura. Da Montale alla lirica contemporanea (Serra 2013). Her poems have been published in several journals and literary websites. A selection of her works entitled Vite Unite was included in XII Quaderno italiano di poesia contemporanea (2015). She is the editor of the poetry section of the journal Nuovi Argomenti, previously directed by Alberto Moravia and Pier Paolo Pasolini.

Dr Marco Sonzogni is Reader in Translation Studies at Victoria University of Wellington. He is a marco sonzogniwidely-published and award-winning scholar, poet, literary translator and editor.

The lecture will be in English.

Free entry.

Information

Date: Monday, October 22, 2018

Time: From 5:45 pm To 7:30 pm

Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura

In collaboration with : Victoria University of Wellington

Entrance : Free


Location:

Room VZ606, Victoria University of Wellington

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