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Samia Tawwab

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Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

Sessional Assistant Professor
Coordinator, Italian Studies

Office: Ross Buildingg, S546
Email: abdeltaw@yorku.ca


Samia Tawwab has completed her MA & PhD in Italian Studies, at the University of Toronto, with a dissertation on Iacopone da Todi. She has taught Italian language, linguistics, and literature at U of T 2006-2018. In 2018, Samia has completed MEd at York University, focusing her research on language teaching & learning at the post-secondary level. Samia has been teaching at York University since 2016 and is currently a Sessional Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Italian Studies Program, DLLL.

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Degrees

PhD, Italian , University of Toronto
MA, Italian , University of Toronto
MEd, Post-Secondary Education , York University
Honours BA, Classical Studies & Italian, Ain Shams University, Cairo-Egypt

Community Contributions

Fall 2020: Hosted informal Italian conversation classes to the York U student community.
Winter 2021: In collaboration with Professor John Picchione, led and worked with the students of Italian to perform Canto V, Inferno, at an international experiential event, participating at the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri, at the World-Wide Kisses, Francesca da Rimini, in Italy
York University Dante Final.mp4 - Google Drive.
Submitted the story of the event to yFile:
https://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2021/03/30/international-tribute-to-italian-poet-dante-alighieri-features-york-students/

Research Interests

Italian , Post-Secondary Education and Research

Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/IT1000 6.0 C Elementary Italian LGCL
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/IT2000 6.0 A Intermediate Italian LGCL


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2022 AP/IT2100 3.0 M Introduction to Italian Linguistics SEMR
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/IT1000 6.0 C Elementary Italian LGCL
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/IT2000 6.0 A Intermediate Italian LGCL


Samia Tawwab has completed her MA & PhD in Italian Studies, at the University of Toronto, with a dissertation on Iacopone da Todi. She has taught Italian language, linguistics, and literature at U of T 2006-2018. In 2018, Samia has completed MEd at York University, focusing her research on language teaching & learning at the post-secondary level. Samia has been teaching at York University since 2016 and is currently a Sessional Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Italian Studies Program, DLLL.

Degrees

PhD, Italian , University of Toronto
MA, Italian , University of Toronto
MEd, Post-Secondary Education , York University
Honours BA, Classical Studies & Italian, Ain Shams University, Cairo-Egypt

Community Contributions

Fall 2020: Hosted informal Italian conversation classes to the York U student community.
Winter 2021: In collaboration with Professor John Picchione, led and worked with the students of Italian to perform Canto V, Inferno, at an international experiential event, participating at the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri, at the World-Wide Kisses, Francesca da Rimini, in Italy
York University Dante Final.mp4 - Google Drive.
Submitted the story of the event to yFile:
https://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2021/03/30/international-tribute-to-italian-poet-dante-alighieri-features-york-students/

Research Interests

Italian , Post-Secondary Education and Research


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/IT1000 6.0 C Elementary Italian LGCL
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/IT2000 6.0 A Intermediate Italian LGCL


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2022 AP/IT2100 3.0 M Introduction to Italian Linguistics SEMR
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/IT1000 6.0 C Elementary Italian LGCL
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/IT2000 6.0 A Intermediate Italian LGCL