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Italian language educator

Luciano Fernando Farina, Italian language educator. Member of American Association Applied Linguistics, Dictionary Society North American, Modern Language Association, Society di Linguistica Italiana, Association Linguistic and Literary Computing, Association Computational Linguistics, Association Computers in Humanities.

Background

Farina, Luciano Fernando was born on January 3, 1943 in Carate Brianza, Milan, Italy. Arrived in United States, 1966, naturalized, 1981. Son of Luigi and Maria (Caglio) Farina.

Education

Barium Strontium Titanate in Theology,, Catholic University America, 1970. Master of Arts in Italian Literature, Ohio State University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, in Romance Linguistics, 1977.

Bachelor in Philosophy, PIME Classical Lyceum, Milan, 1963.

Career

Teaching assistant Ohio State University, 1970—1976, instructor, 1976—1977, assistant professor, 1977—1983, associate professor, 1983—1993, professor, since 1994, director Italian language programs, 1976—1992. Research director computer applications Italian, Instruction & Research Computer Center, since 1975. Visiting professor University Catania, Italy, 1987, 1993—1994.

Consultant in field.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Semantic Glossary of Luganese Statutes, 1976, Statuti Strade Eacque Del Contado Di Milano (1343), 1992, Columbus Documents (1429-1529), 1992. Translator: The Voyages of Columbus, 1991, Columbus: The Great Adventure, 1991, The Journal of Columbus, 1992, Christopher Columbus's Discoveries in the Testimonials of D.A. Chanca and A. Bornaldez, 1993, Liguria and Genoa at the time of Columbus, 1994, The Discovery of The New World in the Writings of Peter Martyr of Anghiera, 1994, Columbian Iconography, 1994, The Genoese Cartographic Tradition, 1995, Accounts of the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Voyages, 1995, The Ships of Commerce. Columbus, 1996.

      Editor: Nuova Raccolta Colombiana, since 1989. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Association Applied Linguistics, Dictionary Society North American, Modern Language Association, Society di Linguistica Italiana, Association Linguistic and Literary Computing, Association Computational Linguistics, Association Computers in Humanities.

Connections

Married Claire M. Cormany, January 22, 1982.

father:
Luigi Farina

mother:
Maria (Caglio) Farina

spouse:
Claire M. Cormany