Loana Kane Edit Profile
Bachelor, University Messina, Italy, 1967. Master of Arts, Tufts University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University Messina, 1985.
Teaching assistant, Tufts U., Medford, Massachusetts, 1969-1972;
instructor French, Fairfax County (Virginia) Public Schools, 1980-1981;
instructor English as Second Language, American Embassy, Caracas, Venezuela, 1981-1982;
instructor Italian, C.I.A. Language School, Arlington, Virginia, 1985-1986;
lecturer French, George Mason U., Fairfax, Virginia, 1986-1988;
coordinator Italian studies, George Mason U., Fairfax, Virginia, 1988-1990;
assistant professor Latin and Romance language, Gallaudet U., Washington, 1990-1995;
Romance languages professor, United States Department of Agriculture Graduate School, Washington, since 1995;
Italian language proficiency examiner, John Hopkins University, Washington, since 1995;
Spanish language interpreter, Fairfax County District Court for Juvenile and Domestic Rels., Fairfax, Virginia, since 1996. Director Italian cultural activities Tufts U., 1969-1972. Guest speaker Italian Cultural Society, Washington, 1989, Order Sons of Italy in American Heritage Lodge, 1990, Greater Washington Area Teachers Foreign Langs.
Conference, 1994; keynote speaker Italian Festival, Alexandria, Virginia, 1993. Organizer conferences in field including Pride in Our Heritage, Sons of Italy Heritage Lodge, Fairfax, Virginia, 1989, The Panare Indians, American Embassy, Caracas, Venezuela, 1983, others.
Secretary executive board American Nursery School, Bonn, Germany, 1976-1977. President American Embassy Women Association, Caracas, Venezuela, 1982-1983. Member Modern Language Association, American Association of University Professors, China Painters Association, Tufts University Alumni Association, Tufts Washington Alliance, Order Sons of Italy in American, Italian Cultural Society Washington, American Association Teachers Italian (president Washington chapter).
Married William D. Kane, July 10, 1964. Children: David C., Jonathan A.
1969 - 1972
1980 - 1981
1981 - 1982
1985 - 1986
1986 - 1988
1990 - 1995
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