Paola Basile

Paola Basile, Associate Professor & Director of Italian Studies, Lake Erie College

Identità nel Moderno Mondo, by Madeline Anderson

December 2018
Madeline Anderson, a student minoring in Italian Studies at Lake Erie College, attended my course on Italian Literature and Conversation in spring 2018. Her final project was on Susanna Tamaro’s “Un cuore pensante.” “Un cuore pensante” (a...


Italian students tell the story of Italy's elderly

January 2013
Italy is a country that is aging quickly, considering that over the past decade the amount of elderly has increased, as well as the "very old," (over eighty), who constitute about 6% of the Italian population. Life expectancy has also increased; in...


Piazze d'Italia

May 2010
L’Italia è uno dei paesi al mondo con il maggior numero di piazze o fori storici che attirano ogni anno innumerevoli turisti. Basti pensare alle piazze più famose d’Italia quali: Piazza della Signoria a Firenze, Piazza del...