Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature
Phone: (646) 312-4236
Fax: (646) 312-4211
Location: VC 6-263
Antonietta D’Amelio, a native-born Italian from Lioni, in the Campania region of Italy, has been at Baruch since 1991. A Full-time Lecturer in the Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature, she holds a B.A. and M.A. in Italian from Hunter College with post-graduate work at New York University.
Professor D’Amelio teaches elementary to advanced language Italian courses as well as some recent courses which include Contemporary Italian Literature of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century. Her research interests include the Italian Renaissance, the works of Italo Calvino, Italian-American immigrant literature and Foreign Language Pedagogy. In addition to contributing to numerous Italian language textbooks such as AVANTI (1st and 2nd Ed.), IN GIRO PER L’ITALIA (2nd Ed.), PREGO (6th Ed.) and developing a “Comprehensive Fashion Vocabulary” for PARLIAMO ITALIANO (3rd Ed.), she also authored educational materials such as ITALIANO DAL VIVO (2006).
She often participates in the Freshman Seminar and Learning Communities programs at Baruch and conducts workshops for colleagues on the use of technology in the classroom and best practices for communication. Some recent seminars include Technology and the Foreign Language Classroom (May 2009).
In 2009 Professor D’Amelio was awarded Baruch’s Presidential Excellence Award for Distinguished Teaching.