Mariapia Rizzi

April 14th, 2015: Rotary Club Siena Est - Presentation of Stella: a bilingual fable in LIS and in Italian, a linguistic and cultural adaptation of The Little Mermaid.The book, created in collaboration with a group of Deaf Italian storytellers, was produced by the Mason Perkins Deaf Fund and presented at the Turin International Book Fair.

January 14th - 16th, 2011: Speaker at 3rd National Workshop of the CGSI (Committee of Young Deaf Italians)Today Ideas, Tomorrow a Future for Young People”.

September 24th-26th, 2009: Speaker at the 18th International Congress of Studies of the Society of Italian Linguistics (SLI) Places of Translation- University ofVerona Department of Languages and Literature. Lecture title: Manomissioni. Three Iconic Strategies in Signed Poetic Texts.

November 22nd, 2008: Speaker at Space and CommunicationCongress - Sala Gialla Istituto Pendola, Siena, organized by the Siena School for Liberal Arts and by ENS (National Deaf Association Siena). Lecture title: Feast Day: Spaces for Escape” – semiotic analysis of a story by G. De Maupassant.