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Evolving Italian: The Search for Neologisms, Euphemisms and Gender Terminology

Date:

10/23/2021


Evolving Italian: The Search for Neologisms, Euphemisms and Gender Terminology

WEEK OF THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD 2021

On the occasion of the Week of the Italian Language in the World, the Dante Alighieri Society of BC, in collaboration with the Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto, invites you to the webinar Evolving Italian: The Search for Neologisms, Euphemisms and Gender Terminology.

NOTE: This event will be presented in Italian.

Evolving Italian:
The Search for Neologisms, Euphemisms and Gender Terminology

Valerio Zangarini

Saturday, October 23 | 1:00PM EDT (10:00AM EDT)

ZOOM Webinar | Registration Required
Free Event | Donations welcome

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A journey into contemporary Italian in search of new words and expressions, including those that reveal the changed relationship between language, sex and gender. Valerio Zingarini analyzes how the declension of certain words can change their final meaning, often affecting the reality they indicate.

ABOUT VALERIO ZANGARINI

Valerio Zangarini graduated in Anthropological Sciences and Ethnology at the University of Bologna.  He is an L2 Italian teacher and a social and educational researcher. He has overseen European socio-educational projects and is a trainer of LS / L2 language facilitators for the organization AUSER CULTURA and Third Sector - Lifelong Learning (FQTS).

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FULL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR THE 2021 EDITION OF THE WEEK OF THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD

Information

Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021

Time: At 10:00 am

Organized by : Dante Alighieri Society of BC

In collaboration with : Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto

Entrance : Free


Location:

Online via Zoom

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