Diana Iuele-Colilli

Italian School Faculty


Dr. Diana Iuele-Colilli holds a B.A. (University of Western Ontario), an M.A. and a Ph.D. (University of Toronto) in Italian Linguistics. She is Professor of Italian Studies at Laurentian University and has been a Visiting Professor at Middlebury College's Scuola italiana since 1997. Her areas of teaching and research are Italian language at all levels, general and historical Italian linguistics, Italian dialectology, language acquisition and Italian-Canadian studies. Along with a variety of articles on Italian dialectology, linguistic acculturation, language pedagogy and the Italian community in Ontario, she is the co-author of Lettura e conversazione (1986), and the author of I friulani di Sudbury (1994), and Italian Faces: Images of the Italian Community of Sudbury/Volti italiani: Immagini della comunità italiana di Sudbury (2000). She has edited The Harvest of a New Life: Documenting, Thinking and Representing the Italian-Canadian Experience (2002) and After the Age of Immigration:  The Lives of Italian Canadians (2007).  She is also the co-author of the plays I panni sporchi si lavano in famiglia (2008), Ma che brava gente (2009), Vita di tutti i giorni (2010) and Nozze all’arrabbiata (2011).  She is currently working on a dictionary of Italiese spoken in Ontario.

E-mail: diuele@laurentian.ca



Course List: 

The Italian School

Sunderland Language Center
Middlebury College
P: 802.443.5874
F: 802.443.2075

Mailing address
Italian School
14 Old Chapel Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT  05753

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