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educator , translator , writer

Arthur Dante Imerti, American other: literary arts. Recipient Recognition award, Governor Mario Cuomi, 1985; Research grantee, Mexico, Italy and France, 1946, 1949. Member of Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American Center, Renaissance Society of America, American-Italy Society, American Association Teachers Italian, Modern Language Association.

Background

Imerti, Arthur Dante was born on July 2, 1915 in New York City. Son of Vincent Anthony and Agata Italia (Catalani) Imerti.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, City College of New York, 1939. Master of Arts (scholar), Fordham University, 1945. (American Foundation for Blind scholar), U. Mexico, 1946.

Doctor of Philosophy (New York State Vocational Rehabilitation Services scholar), Columbia University, 1969.

Career

Director, Imerti Modern Language Institute, New York City, 1943-1950. Adjunct assistant professor speech Yeshiva U., New York City, 1950-1959. Professor Romance languages New School for Social Research, New York City, 1951-1971, founding chairman foreign language department, 1960-1964.

Adjunct associate professor Spanish, City Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, 1973-1974. Educational consultant Manhattan Veterans Administration Hospital., 1966-1968. Writer in residence Ossabaw Island Project, Savannah, Georgia, 1980.

Resident scholar American Academy Rome, 1980-1981. Research grantee to Mexico, Italy and France, 1946, 49.

Membership

Member of Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American Center, Renaissance Society of America, American-Italy Society, American Association Teachers Italian, Modern Language Association.

Connections

Married Frances Prochep, March 25, 1951.

father:
Vincent Anthony Imerti

mother:
Agata Italia (Catalani) Imerti

spouse:
Frances Prochep