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Rocco Arcuri

Rocco Arcuri

Adjunct Instructor

Rocco Arcuri was born in Reggio Calabria, Italy.  He has dedicated 25 of his professional years to the teaching of Italian and Latin at a New York City high school, from which he retired in 2009. Prior to his career as a professor he worked as a librarian at the New York Public Library at Lincoln Center.

His research interests include Dante studies, Italian literature and Italian poetry, which he enjoys writing.  One of his poems has been selected and published recently in “Il Club degli autori 2014-2015” by Montedit. In 2015, He published a collection of poetry, entitled All’aurora destati (Awaken at Dawn) by Legas publishing house.

Currently Teaching

Italian III

Expand your vocabulary, master more complex grammatical structures, and become a more confident speaker of Italian.

Conversational Italian

If you have had some prior exposure to the Italian language, then this high-beginner-level course will help you to build upon that knowledge.