Blog category: Semester in Venice

Venice Week 6: February 28, 2018

February 28, 2018 by asmeltz
Anna’a Entry: Amazing guys! The last week of our course is getting closer and I still feel like more and more surpised: time has really fled. Yesterday we had our second fieldtrip in Vicenza to visit the Teatro Olimpico, the...

Venice Week 5: February 22, 2018

February 21, 2018 by asmeltz
Anna Here I am! "Ssssssttttttttttt! We're in the middle of the Midterm right now! I'm sure you guys will have a good result!" Sorry if I let you alone in the last days of Carnevale but I had planned a...
Group photo at the Teatro Goldini

Venice Week 4: February 13, 2018

February 14, 2018 by asmeltz
What a surprise! I would have never imagined that my students literally LOVE Commedia dell'Arte! It is a genre I used to learn and practice when I was really young (which was a looong time ago), I've seen really hundreds...
Views from Verona

Venice Week 3: February 6, 2018

February 7, 2018 by asmeltz
Anna Here we go again!  I’m teaching History of Venetian Theater and Music, with the cooperation of my colleague, Prof. Stephania Franceschini, as last year.  With “some” news: First, this new amazing, smart, nice group I think I am really...

Venice Week 2: January 31, 2018

February 1, 2018 by asmeltz
Ciao Tutti! This Monday I couldn’t help but be a proud “Mom” taking the students to their first class of Italian I at the Istituto Venezia where they were greeted by their teacher, Deborah. They were both excited and nervous...