James Madison University

Department of Foreign Languages,
Literatures, and Cultures

Faculty and Staff

Dr. Giuliana Fazzion, Department Head
Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures
MSC 1802
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807
Phone: 540-568-6128 
FAX: 540-568-6904 


Laura Cangiano


Keezell 424

Lecturer, Italian
MA, University of Padua, Italy

ITAL 101-102 Elementary Italian
ITAL 231-232 Intermediate Italian
ITAL 111-212 Intensive Italian
ITAL 300 Grammar and Communication
ITAL 307 Italian History and Civilization
ITAL 317 Strategies for Oral Communication
ITAL 335 Introduction to Italian Literature
ITAL 446 Special Topics in Italian Literature (The Italian American Experience through Literature and Film; Immigrant Voices in Contemporary Italy; Poetry and Music)
ITAL 447 Special Topics in Italian Civilization and Culture (Famous Italians through the Centuries)

Italian as a Second and Foreign Language; Second Language Acquisition; Italian American Studies; Migration Literature; English Linguistics; Medieval Translation