7:30 – 7:45 am PT
Short presentation of the event, speakers: Cons. Domenico Bellantone (Embassy of Italy in Washington) Dr. Maria Fusco (Head Teacher – Embassy of Italy in Washington), Dr. Fabrizio Fucile (Manager of Italian Language Center Dante Alighieri – Rome).
7:45 – 8:30 am PT
Topic: Dante Alighieri and his era. The importance of the man and the writer in the cultural life of his time. This webinar is aimed at introducing Dante Alighieri within his historical context, reading his work in relation with the political situation at his time.
8:30 – 8:40 am PT
Closing and final greetings
Speaker: Simona Consolazione
Teacher of Italian language to foreigners, CILS expert and trainer at the Dante Alighieri Italian Language Center in Rome, since 2015. Over the years she has deepened the didactics for students belonging to religious communities and American university, also working online as a synchronous teacher for individual classes and groups. She is the author and trainer of Ornimi editions.