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Irene Marchegiani

Professor of Pedagogy and Italian Studies

Associate Director of the Teacher Training Program

Supervisor of Student Teaching

Director of Undergraduate Studies

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Coordinator of Student Teaching and Field Experience. 

Before coming to Stony Brook, Irene Marchegiani was Full Professor of Italian at the California State University, Long Beach.  She was also the resident director of the CSU International Program in Italy. Her research and teaching interests include language acquisition, Italian and world women writers, the poetry of Giacomo Leopardi, theory and practice of translation, and contemporary Italian poetry.

Her translation of Torquato Tasso’s Aminta was awarded the prestigious Italian Monselice “Diego Valeri” prize for translation.  In 2010 she received the Astrolabio Prize awarded by the University of Pisa, Italy, for her collection of poems La vita in cerchio and for her overall literary career.  In 2012 she was recognized by the American Association of Italian Teachers, Long Island Chapter with the Dante Alighieri Award.  She is the current AATI representative for the State of New York and the Director of Undergraduate Studies for the European Languages Department.


Books

A Breath in Creation.  Edited and translated by Irene Marchegiani.  Translation from Italian to English of selected poems by Daniele Piccini.  Gradiva Editions. November 2012.

Percorsi.  (with Francesca Italiano, USC).  First-year Italian textbook for college students.  Second edition. Prentice Hall. Copyright January 2012.

A Tired Angel. Edited and translated by Irene Marchegiani. New York: Gradiva Editions. September 2010.  Translation from Italian to English of selected poems by Mario Lucrezio Reali.

Lovesickness.  Edited and translated by Irene Marchegiani. New York: Gradiva Editions. Translation from Italian to English of the volume of poetry Malattia d’amore di Michele Caccamo. November 2009.

Introduction to the translation from Italian to English of the collection of poems by Michele Caccamo, Lovesickness, Gradiva Publications. November 2009.

Percorsi.  (with Francesca Italiano, USC).  First-year Italian textbook for college students.  Prentice Hall. November 2007.

Percorsi.  (with Francesca Italiano, USC). Prentice Hall. Ancillary material: web site program; workbook; lab audio manual; assessment package. November 2007.

Percorsi – Video.  Development of a video connected with the textbook. November 2007

Land of Time.  Edited by Irene Marchegiani.  Preface by Dante Della Terza.  New York: Chelsea Editions, 2006.  A bilingual anthology of Luigi Fontanella’s poetry. 

Crescendo!  Intermediate Italian textbook for college students. Second edition. Heinle & Heinle. 2006.

Blood Autunm.  Autunno di sangue, by Daniela Gioseffi.  Boca Raton, FL: Bordighera Press, 2006.  Translated 10 poems from English to Italian.

La vita in cerchio.  Rome: Stango, 2004.  Selected poetry by Irene Marchegiani. 

Promises of Love.  Trans. by Carol Lettieri and Irene Marchegiani Jones of selected poetry by Plinio Perilli.  Preface by Irene Marchegiani Jones and Carol Lettieri.  New York: Gradiva Publications, 2004. 

Aminta. A Patoral by Torquato Tasso.  Trans. Charles Jernigan and Irene Marchegiani Jones.  Intr. by Charles Jernigan and Irene Marchegiani Jones.  New York: Italica Press, 2000.

The Poetics of Place: Florence Imagined.  Ed. by Irene Marchegiani Jones and Thomas Haeussler.  Preface by Irene Marchegiani Jones.  Florence: Olschki, 2000.

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