Congratulations to Prof. Robin Pickering-Iazzi (Italian and Comparative Literature), who was interviewed as part of the Netflix docuseries How to Become a Mob Boss, which was released November 14, 2023. Look for her multiple appearances in episode 3, “Dominate Through Terror,”… Read more
Students in ITALIAN 333: Dante’s Divine Comedy in Translation acted out a circle of Dante’s Inferno on Monday, September 18. Dante students acted the roles of the Inferno’s hoarders and squanderers, pushing boulders (aka yoga balls) around the Curtin Hall fountain and demanding,… Read more
On September 20, Prof. Robin Pickering-Iazzi had the opportunity to engage in a lively online conversation of her translation of Maria Rosa Cutrufelli’s Tina, Mafia Soldier with Chiara Durrazini (Boston Italian Theater Company), Juliet Grames (Soho Press), and Cutrufelli through I Am… Read more
The Global Student Alliance is a student organization of both undergraduate and graduate students with a mission to cultivate a vibrant and inclusive community of students dedicated to fostering global awareness, cross-cultural understanding, and sustainable change within our college campus… Read more
On May 4, Prof. Robin Pickering-Iazzi participated in a video interview about her published translation of the non-fiction novel Tina, Mafia Soldier on The Italian Radio Hour of the Istituto Mondo Italiano, now available on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and other platforms.
On April 14, UWM celebrates “414 Day.” This year the 414 for UWM Giving Day campaign runs from noon on Thursday, April 13 through noon on Friday, April 14. Please consider supporting UWM and the students of Comparative Literature, French,… Read more
The UWM language departments and programs are holding a professional clothing drive. This will take place from April 3rd- 21st. The items we are looking to be donated include dress shirts, blouses, dress pants, blazers, belts, suits, shoes, skirts, ties,… Read more
An enthusiastic crowd engaged in a fascinating and engaging discussion with Prof. Robin Pickering-Iazzi at Boswell Book Company on March 9, at the launch of Tina, Mafia Soldier, her translation of Maria Rosa Cutrufelli’s Canto al deserto: Storia di Tina, soldato di mafia.
In-person return of the Italian Film Festival USA, from April 28-30. All the films are free and open to the public at the UWM Union Cinema, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., (2nd floor). Check out listings here to find out what movies… Read more
Congratulations to Prof. Robin Pickering-Iazzi, whose much-anticipated translation of Maria Rosa Cutrufelli’s Tina, Mafia Soldier (Canto al deserto: Storia di Tina, soldato di mafia, 1994) will be released by Soho Press on March 7, 2023. On both CrimeReads’ “Most Anticipated… Read more