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Dr. Carolina Travaglia 
Professor
H.W.S. College
United States

We took ‘Teaching Black Italy’ in order to make sure that the Black Italian community becomes part of our teaching from day one in ‘Italian 101’ and continues to be throughout our courses all the way to our most advanced offerings. In this way, we feel we will send our students to Rome better culturally prepared, and we will send them out into the world with a far more nuanced and informed knowledge of the diversity and richness of Italy and Italian culture. Hoping to launch the new course as soon as next year,  it will “attract students from all over campus interested in learning about systematic racism in other countries and how one group, Black Italians, are fighting back