Prof. Michael Lettieri

M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)
michael.lettieri@utoronto.ca

  • Chair, Department of Language Studies, University of Toronto Mississauga (2003-);
  • served as Associate Dean (Humanities) and Vice-Principal (Academic), University of Toronto Mississauga (1999-2003); Dean and Associate Director of Italian School, Middlebury College (1991-1995), and Director of the School (1995 -2005); Business Manager of Italian Canadiana (1988-1999);
  • assoc. with Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia (Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”); Department of Modern Languages (Allegheny College); Group for Research in Applied Linguistics (Middlebury College);  Graduate Centre for Study of Drama, Editing Medieval Texts Collaborative Program, Book History and Print Culture Program (U of Toronto);
  • received two awards for excellence in teaching, one from the University of Toronto (APUS-SAC Undergraduate Teaching Award), the other from the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations;
  • assoc. ed. for Italica (1994-);
  • textual criticism, 16th/18th-century drama, second language teaching and learning;
  • crit. ed. of Camilla. Tragedia (2008); Orazio. Tragedia (2003); il Capriccio. Commedia anonima del Cinquecento (1999); L’Orazia (1991);
  • co-au. Perfect Phrases in Italian for Confident Travel: The No Faux-Pas Phrasebook for the Perfect Trip (2009); iSpeak Italian Verbs (2008); Living Language Ultimate Italian: Advanced (1998, 2003); Con fantasia:  Reviewing and Expanding Functional Italian Skills (1996, 2004, 2008); Workbook / Laboratory Manual to Accompany “Con fantasia. Reviewing and Expanding Functional Italian Skills” (2008); Living Language Ultimate Italian: Basic-Intermediate. A Complete Lesson Book and Reference Guide (1994, 2000, 2004); Workbook/Lab Manual to Accompany “Adesso!” A Functional Approach to Italian (1992, 1997, 2006); Lettura e conversazione (1986);
  • ed. Pharos (1994);
  • co-ed. Delectando Discitur. Essays in Honor of Edoardo A. Lebano (2009); Trissino’s ‘Sophonisba’ and Aretino’s ‘Horatia’: Two Italian Renaissance Tragedies (1997); Ritrovarsi:  Cinque poeti Italo-canadesi (1997); Pietro Aretino e Ia cultura del Rinascimento (1995); University of Toronto Press series Toronto Italian Studies;
  • articles on textual criticism, 16th/18th-century drama, second-language teaching and learning, Italian Canadian studies, Aretino, Corneille, Kreglianovich, Cecchetti, Accademia degli Intronati, Antonio Liruti, Lope de Vega.