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Name: Barbara Carle - Department of World Languages and Literatures - I T A L I A N - Faculty Page

Title: Professor of Italian (PhD Columbia University)

Office Location: Mariposa Hall 2057


Office Phone: (916) 278-6509, Fax: (916) 278-5502

Mailing Address: Sacramento State University -Dept. of World Languages and Literatures - 6000 J Street - Sacramento, CA 95819-6089

Office Hours: Fall 2018 MW 11-12 am T 2:30-4:20 and by appointment



Quant'è bella giovinezza

che si fugge tuttavia!

Chi vuol esser lieto, sia:

di doman non c'è certezza!

Lorenzo il Magnifico, Trionfo di Bacco e Arianna

Il club italiano di Sac State


Margaret E. Lavezzo Memorial Italy Travel Scholarship

for Italian Minors at Sac State

Deadline March 9, 2019




Fall 2018

Italian 1A

Section 1
Section 2


Italian 2A

Sentieri Super Site


Italian 104A Introduction to Italian Cinema I



[…] seggendo in piuma

in fama non si vien né sotto coltre

 Dante, Divina Commedia, Inferno XXIV

Italian Program at Sac State


X Reasons to Learn Italian


Italian Minor at Sac State Campus or at Florence Campus

Special Major possible, advanced work in Italian at Sac State also possible

Language Courses: Gateway to the Minor

Italian 1A Elementary Italian
Italian 1B Elementary Italian
Italian 2A Intermediate Italian
Italian 2B Advanced Intermediate Italian

Courses required for the Minor in Italian: (12 units minimum)

The Italian Minor combines courses on Italian CINEMA, LITERATURE, and CULTURE

Italian 102 Italian Advanced Conversation or Italian 104A
Italian 103 Advanced Grammar and Composition or Italian 130
Italian 104A  Introduction to Italian Cinema I (G.E. course)
Italian 104B 
Introduction to Italian Cinema II
Italian 110 Introduction to Italian Literature I DANTE
Italian 111 Introduction to Italian Literature II CONTEMPORARY ITALIAN POETRY
Italian 130 Italian Civilization The Dialogue Form (G.E. Course)
Italian 131 The Italian Renaissance and Its Influence on Western Civilization

Italian 180 Seminar Conducted in English
Italian 194 Field Experience/Internship
Italian 195 Field Work/Tutoring
Italian 196 Experimental Offerings in Italian
Italian 199 Special Problems



Italian Program in Florence

It's easier than you think to participate in the  S T U D Y  A B R O A D  program!

Amo l'Italia (View Reasons to Love Italy)

Barbara Carle: Poetry, Literary Translation, Criticism

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:  Creative and Scholarly Works

ITALIAN POETRY: Barbara Carle's Poetry

Dino Ignani: Fotografie di poeti Photographs of Poets

Ghenomena Edizioni

Contemporary Italian Poetry

Edizioni Il Labirinto

Edizioni Il Labirinto Videoclips of Poetry Readings: Carle reads Palmery in English

Journal of Italian Translation

Italian Poetry, Literary Translation & Criticism
Barbara Carle: Poetry in Italian and in English
Personal Web Page

Dept of World Languages and Literatures

College of Arts & Letters