Discover Emilia Romagna

3-week introductory course — in English with Annelise Brody.

Saturday, 12:00 pm–2:00 pm, Apr. 10th, 17th, 24th.

Italy’s capital of food and the site of the most ancient university in the Western world, Emilia Romagna is also home to some of the most stunning art, like the mosaics of Ravenna as well as the place of birth of Enzo Ferrari whose car is still produced today near Modena, film directors Federico Fellini and Bernardo Bertolucci among others, not to mention one of the greatest opera composers, Giuseppe Verdi.

$140.00

Discover Emilia Romagna

3-week introductory course — in English with Annelise Brody.

Saturday, 12:00 pm–2:00 pm, Apr. 10th, 17th, 24th.

Italy’s capital of food and the site of the most ancient university in the Western world, Emilia Romagna is also home to some of the most stunning art, like the mosaics of Ravenna as well as the place of birth of Enzo Ferrari whose car is still produced today near Modena, film directors Federico Fellini and Bernardo Bertolucci among others, not to mention one of the greatest opera composers, Giuseppe Verdi.

$140.00

Instructor

Dr. Annelise Brody Morani

Vice President

Annelise received her laurea in comparative literature at the university of Bologna with a thesis on Dante and the Rossetti family. She received also her MA and Ph.D in Italian literature from the JHU with a thesis on Virginity in Early Italian literature. She then went on teaching as a faculty member at various college institutions joining Washington University in Saint Louis in 2005 where she taught Italian language, literature and cinema at all levels. She also served as language coordinator until 2018. She developed and taught online language courses as a winner of a grant in language and technology research at her institution (2014) She became proficient in using both Blackboard and Canvas platforms.

Her main research interest is in Medieval Italian literature and in particular in literature and ethics. She published papers on Petrarch and Boccaccio, presented at numerous conferences.

Annelise is also a passionate yoga practitioner and a certified yoga instructor in Hatha yoga and ELDOA 1&2. She has been teaching yoga to dancers, children as well as seniors. Her focus is on improving mobility and spinal health.

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