Elda Buonanno Foley

Elda Buonanno Foley is an associate professor of Italian Studies with a PhD. in Comparative Literature. She has published extensively on teaching methodology, on literature and film and organized several workshops on language performance and effectiv

In one of my last classes on traditions and cultural diversity, I had an interesting exchange with non-Catholic students who were having trouble in understanding the value of Christmas in general and for Italians, in particular.

  WTI Magazine #76    2016 February 15Author : Elda Buonanno Foley      Translation by:   The readers will forgive me if I slightly diverge from the typical Italian exploration of stereotypes to offer a new perspective. This is a sort of open letter to all those learners who have recently approached me and asked why they should continue to study...