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New Italian language tutorials in Wellington, taught by Antonella

Study Italian language, art, linguistics and history with former university lecturer Antonella Sarti Evans in 2024 at Philosophy House, 33 Aro Street, Wellington. Antonella is launching Italian language tutorials at all levels, from beginners to advanced, all focused on conversational skills and in small groups. The first sets of classes will start on the last …

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RNZ Interview: Translating te reo into Italian

Source: Radio NZ “Standing Room Only” broadcasting programme History is being made with a new collection of contemporary Māori women’s poetry. Alongside the reo and English versions, the poems have been translated into Italian, Translation is a delicate and nuanced task. Get it wrong and it changes not just the words but the whole meaning …

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Author Patricia Grace cuts into her birthday cake at Wai-te-ata Press. Image credit: Meredith Paterson

A New Zealand/Italian Birthday Party

Source: Wai-te-ata Press (Victoria University of Wellington) Translator Antonella Sarti-Evans and Patricia Grace shared insights into the translation process in conversation with Dr Sydney Shep. Sarti-Evans gave examples of Grace’s innovative use of language, such as ‘the water bangled,’ and how she approached translating such idiosyncrasies and local idioms for an Italian audience. Dr Shep …

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