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Luciana Fellin

Professor of the Practice of Romance Studies
Romance Studies
Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257
104 Languages Building, Durham, NC 27708
Office hours Tuesdays 2:00-3:00 and by appointment (Languages 105)  

Selected Presentations & Appearances


Keynote: “Questioni lingua nei media italiani: identità, norma, e linguistica popolare - Secondo Convegno Internazionale La Mediazione di Ideologie Linguistiche attraverso la Stampa: Il caso delle Lingue Romanze (ILPE2) · October 30, 2015 Invited Talk Université de Sherbrooke, Montreal, (Quebec) 29-31October, 2015., Montreal, (Quebec) Canada

”, Keynote at the: Secondo Convegno Internazionale La Mediazione di Ideologie Linguistiche attraverso la Stampa: Il caso delle Lingue Romanze (ILPE2)

“Lingue e identitá in un nuovo contesto migratorio” · June 2015 Invited Talk Perugia, Italy
“The new Italians of the South” - LAVIS V, Language Variety in the South Biennial Conference · April 10, 2015 Invited Talk North Carolina State University, Department of Linguistics,
“Language Maintenance, Language Shift and Return in Italian American Communities of the Northeast”, - Brown Bag Lectures: Graduate Program in Linguistics · February 15, 2015 Invited Talk North Carolina State University ,
Keynote: Speaking Cultures: Closing the Language and Culture Divide in Language Teaching and Learning · October 19, 2013 Invited Talk Georgetown University

Invited Lectures ; Keynote speaker

Keynote: “Questioni lingua nei media italiani: identità, norma, e linguistica popolare - Secondo Convegno Internazionale La Mediazione di Ideologie Linguistiche attraverso la Stampa: Il caso delle Lingue Romanze (ILPE2) · October 30, 2015 Invited Talk Université de Sherbrooke, Montreal, (Quebec) 29-31October, 2015., Montreal, (Quebec) Canada

”, Keynote at the: Secondo Convegno Internazionale La Mediazione di Ideologie Linguistiche attraverso la Stampa: Il caso delle Lingue Romanze (ILPE2)

“Lingue e identitá in un nuovo contesto migratorio” · June 2015 Invited Talk Perugia, Italy
“The new Italians of the South” - LAVIS V, Language Variety in the South Biennial Conference · April 10, 2015 Invited Talk North Carolina State University, Department of Linguistics,
“Language Maintenance, Language Shift and Return in Italian American Communities of the Northeast”, - Brown Bag Lectures: Graduate Program in Linguistics · February 15, 2015 Invited Talk North Carolina State University ,
Keynote: Speaking Cultures: Closing the Language and Culture Divide in Language Teaching and Learning · October 19, 2013 Invited Talk Georgetown University

Invited Lectures ; Keynote speaker

Teacher Workshop: Culture at the Core of Unit Planning · October 12, 2012 Lecture Montclair State University

Invited Lectures ; Seminar, Workshop and public forum on the place of culture in Italian language teaching

I say Risotto and you say Rezzodah: Italian National and Italian American Identity Through Language and Food · October 14, 2011 Lecture Georgetown University, Italian Department
L’insegnamento e l’apprendimento dell’Italiano L2 negli USA: ideologie e prassi.” · May 13, 2011 Lecture Università degli Studi di Bologna, Dipartimento di Lingue e Letterature Straniere e Moderne.
Global English and English as Lingua Franca: How franca" is it? " · May 9, 2011 Lecture Venice International University, School of Social Sciences
“Repertoires of Language and of Identity and Their Interplay in Multigenerational Italian American Families” Italian Outside of Italy Symposium, Department of Italian Studies, . · October 21, 2010 Lecture The University of Toronto,
“Repertoires of Language and of Identity and Their Interplay in Multigenerational Italian American Families” Italian Outside of Italy Symposium, · October 21, 2010 Lecture The University of Toronto, Department of Italian Studies
“Engaging Students in Language Learning” · April 20, 2010 Lecture Duke University, Language and Pedagogy Discussion Series, Duke University.
The Question of Language in the Italian American Experience.” · March 30, 2010 Lecture The University of Pennsylvania, Department of Romance Languages.
“When Pannetta Rhymes with Pancetta: Constructing Italian. American Identity in Public and Private Spheres.” Language, Ideology & Semiotics I heart Jane Hill Conference. · December 1, 2009 Lecture The University of Arizona, Department of Anthropology
“Language transmission, maintenance and promotion in the Italian American Community: New practices and perspectives.” · November 21, 2009 Lecture American Council Teachers of Foreign languages (ACTFL), San Diego, CA
“Italian American/Italophone Cultures in the Italian Curriculum.” · November 20, 2009 Lecture ACTFL, San Diego, CA
“Italian American/Italophone Cultures in the Italian Curriculum” American Council Teachers of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), · November 20, 2009 Lecture San Diego, November 20, 2009.
Sì, Parliamo Italiano! Globalization of the Italian Culture in the United States by Vincenzo Milione & Christine · June 2, 2009 Lecture The John D. Calandra Institute for Italian American Studoes. New York, NY
Sì, Parliamo Italiano! Globalization of the Italian Culture in the United States”, · June 2, 2009 Lecture John D. Calandra Institute for Italian American Studies New York, NY.
“When Pannetta Rhymes with Pancetta: Constructing Italian. American Identity in Public and Private Spheres.” Language, Ideology & Semiotics · May 9, 2009 Lecture The University of Arizona, Department of Anthropology
American Council Teachers of Foreign languages (ACTFL). Immigrant language · November 23, 2008 Lecture
American Council Teachers of Foreign languages (ACTFL). Creative language practices in third generation Italian Americans · November 21, 2008 Lecture
Guest lecture Department of Romance Studies Graduate Seminar 201. · October 1, 2008 Lecture
Un mondo di italiano: Italiano una lingua non materna. Promozione, insegnamento, ricerca · January 5, 2008 Lecture Universita' per stranieri di Perugia

Service to the Profession


President - Association of Language Departments ALD-MLA · 2023 Committee Service Modern Languages Association MLA,
Chair - Trinity Languages Council · 2022 Committee Service Duke University,
Participant - Faculty Curriculum on Anti-Racism · January 11, 2021 - January 14, 2021 Professional Development Duke Office of Faculty Advancement,
Editorial Board : Editorial Board, Quaderni del Centro di Studi Linguistico-Culturale, Ricerca-Prassi-Formazione. Universita' degli Dtudi di Bologna · 2010 Editorial Activities Universita' degli Studi di Bologna, Italy