“Translation is an aesthetic and ethical and political stance. Aesthetic because it’s an art, ethical because it has to do with our common humanity, and political because it is more than one way of understanding reality."
Her own project as an editor defies clichéd representations of Italy, illustrating a complex tableau of events and experiences linked to a country often perceived solely as a tourist destination in the U.S. today.
“Italian as a new language for me has also allowed me to make new friends, and special ones, belonging to a community of people who have changed my life in profound and unique ways.”
“What is amazing about language learning is no one can stop you from learning any language on earth."