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Maria Grazia De Angelis  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Teaching Experience:

  • Student Instructor at La Sapienza, Rome, Italy -
  • Adjunct Associate Professor - Saint Mary's College of California (1999- Present) -
  • Italian Instructor, Italingua Institute, Italian Institute of Cultural Studies, SF, CA -
  • Italian Teacher, New York City and San Francisco, Bay Area -
  • Tour Guide, Guides Association, New York, NY -

Professional Licenses & Certifications:

  • Oral Proficiency Interview Tester Training 4-day Workshop American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language - ACTFL (June 2002)
    UC Berkeley, CA
  • Training - Berlitz (February 1997)


Selected Presentations

  • WELCOMING FACEBOOK IN THE CLASSROOM: Cant Beat Them? Join Them!. De Angelis, Maria Grazia (talk, speech or lecture)
    (November 2011)
  • Using Electronic Portfolios to Enhance Language Curriculum. De Angelis, Maria Grazia (panel or forum member)
    Rocky Mountain MLA, Albuquerque, NM
    (October 2010)
  • E-Learning and the Use of Multimedia. De Angelis, Maria Grazia (talk, speech or lecture)
    American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI), Lecce, Italy
    (May 2010)
  • Literature on Location: Discovering Theater in Southern Italy. De Angelis, Maria Grazia (talk, speech or lecture)
    Rocky Mountain MLA, Snow Bird, Utah
    (October 2009)
  • Food and Culture. De Angelis, Maria Grazia (talk, speech or lecture)
    Foreign Language Association of Northern California UC Berkeley
    (November 2008)
  • You Too Can Podcast. De Angelis, Maria Grazia (panel or forum member)
    Digital Stream UC Monterey Bay
    (March 2008)
  • Teaching with Technology: You Don't Need To Be an Expert. De Angelis, Maria Grazia (panel or forum member)
    Digital Stream, UC Monterey
    (March 2007)
  • Digital Video in the Language Classroom: Techniques and Technology. De Angelis, Maria Grazia (talk, speech or lecture)
    FLANC, UC Berkeley
    (November 2006)
  • Dario Fo. De Angelis, Maria Grazia (primary presenter)
    Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Bologna, Italy
    (January 2000)


  • De Angelis, Maria Grazia. 1997. Va Dove Ti Porta il Cuore, La Rivista, vol. 1, issue 4, pg.16, Fondazione Amici dell'Italia
  • De Angelis, Maria Grazia. 1996. Nel Mondo in Punta di Piedi - Aterballetto, La Rivista, vol. 3, issue 3, pg.20, Fondazione Amici dell'Italia


    Guest Lecturer

    • ITALIAN AMERICANS AND IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCES. A lecture by historian-author Vincenza Scarpaci. (November 2009)
      A lecture by Federico Rampini, journalist from the most famous Italian daily paper " La Repubblica"

    Italian Cultural Night

    • NIGHT IN PIAZZA, Spring 2007, 2008, 2009. ()
      Every year a different theme celebrating Italian heritage: opera, tarantella, music, food, culture

    Music and Dance

    • TARANTELLA TARANTULA by the Artship. (May 01, 2007)

    Music and Lecture

    • WOMEN & ITALIAN HIP-HOP & RAP. (May 12, 2000)

    One-act Play and Discussion

    • THE ACTOR AS WOUNDED HEALER. (March 08, 2000)
      A discussion with actress Shelley Mitchell about acting, feminism, and Western culture, following her performance of a one-act play by Italian Nobel Prize winner, Dario Fo.

    Panel discussion

    • STORIES OF SICILY. SMC. (March 13, 2009)
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