Faculty

  • Lecturer in Italian Studies

    B.A., Harvard University Extension School; M.A., Tufts University

    Research focuses on Italian language pedagogy and 20th century Italian cultural studies.

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  • Visiting Lecturer

    B.A. / Laurea in Lettere, University of Padova (Italy) M.A. in Italian Literature and Language, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) A.M. in Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

    My current interests are mainly focused on new language and culture teaching methodologies; technology-enhanced language and culture teaching; and second-language pedagogy and acquisition.

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  • Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies

    B.A., University of Bari (Italy); M.S., University of Edinburgh; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York (Buffalo)

    In my research I examine representations of violence against women in world cinema and media. I am the Principal Editor of the Journal of Italian Cinema and Media Studies, and I teach Italian culture and European cinema.

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  • Professor of Italian Studies

    Laurea in Lettere, Universitˆ degli studi di Torino (Italy); M.A., Ph. D., Brown University

    Teaches Italian language and literature, literary theory, and writing; works as a translator.

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  • Professor of Italian Studies

    B.A., University of East Anglia (England); M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

    Pier Paolo Pasolini; Carlo Levi; Piero Gobetti; Italian antifascist culture; 21st century Italian mystery writers; contemporary Italian narrative; postmodern narrative; narrative theory

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Faculty Emerita

  • Margaret E. Deffenbaugh and LeRoy T. Carlson Professor Emerita of Comparative Literature and Italian Studies

    B.A Cornell University; M.A. Radcliffe College; Ph.D. Yale University

    My major interest is medieval Italian literature, especially Dante. I have also worked on medieval women writers and contemporary American poetry.

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