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Julia Ombres

Adjunct Lecturer
McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Modern Languages and Literatures

205C Fisher Hall
Phone: 412.396.6418


M.A., English and Italian Languages, University of Pisa, 1976
B.A., Business Administration, Umberto Sorace Maresca
Academic Focus

 Italian and English studies, especially the Gothic novel in Italian and British literature. Also interested in foreign language methodology, linguistics, and pedagogy.



Courses Taught

Elementary Italian I, 101-02

Elementary Italian II, 102-02

Intermediate Italian I, 201-01

Intermediate Italian II, 202-01

Selected Work & Additional Educational Courses

University of Pittsburgh, 1997
Attended Teaching Assistants Orientation in the Italian program,  Collaborated with Italian language professors for pedagogical and methodolgical principles..

Ministry of Public Education, Italy, 1977-78
Refresher course for docents in service in the Experimental English coourses in secondary schools

Italo-African Institute, Milan, Italy, 1977-78
Courses in Didactic Specialization for the understanding of the problems of development in Africa

St. George's School of Languages, Golden Green School of Languages, London, England, 1972
Short-term Study Abroad