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October 13, 2015

Salomone Gives Talk on Multilingual Graduate Education in Angers, France

On October 9th, Professor Rosemary Salomone gave a presentation on “Rights and Responsibilities in the Debate over

Rosemary Salomone

Rosemary Salomone

English as ‘Lingua Academia'” at a conference on Le Plurilinguisme, le Plurculturalisme et l’Anglais dans la Mondialisation at the Universite Catholique de l’Ouest in Angers, France. Her presentation focused on litigation now pending before the Constitutional Court in Italy challenging a plan adopted by Milan’s prestigious Polytechnic University to offer all graduate courses in English. The case raises questions of professors’ right to teach, students’ right to learn, academic governance, and the primacy of the Italian language as a matter of constitutional law.

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