Lecturer in Italian
Lecturer in Italian
romance languages and literatures
Ph.D., M.Phil., M.A., Yale University; Laurea in Italian and Comparative Literature, University of Bologna, Italy
Doctoral Dissertation: “In Two Voices: Opera, Melodrama and Music in Umberto Saba and Eugenio Montale.”
Twentieth Century Italian Literature, Poetry and Poetics, Italian Contemporary Cinema, European Romanticism, History of Opera and Opera Librettos, Theory of Translation
RECENT ARTICLES and BOOK CHAPTERS
“Renato Poggioli’s Intellectual Project and the Psychology of Exile.” Renato Poggioli. An Intellectual Biography. Florence: Olschki, 2012, p. 125-143
(Translation) Joseph Luzzi. Il romanticismo italiano e l’Europa. Fantasia e realtà nell’immaginario occidentale. Rome: Carocci, 2012. Italian translation of: Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy. New Haven: Yale UP, 2008.
RECENT PAPERS and PRESENTATIONS
“Frozen Little Hand: Opera as Alternative to the Avant-Garde.” Crises of Mind, Collapsing of Forms: Exploring Audiovisual Art and the Literature of the Avant-Garde, 1920-1940. American Comparative Literature Association. Providence, RI. April 2012.
"The Importance of Teaching Training.” Pedagogy Workshop 2011. Yale Center for Language Study. Yale University. August 2011.
“Drafting your first Syllabus for a Literature or a Film Course.” Advanced Language, Literature and Film Series. Yale Graduate Teaching Center. Yale University. April 2011.
“I bambini ci guardano ancora: The Portrayal of Youth in Garrone’s Gomorra.” American Association of Italian Studies. Pittsburgh, PA. April 2011.
“The Double Sided Portrait of Power in Il divo.” Italian Cinema in the Present Tense. American Association of Italian Studies. New York City, NY. May 2009.
“Renato Poggioli and the Timid steps of Russian Poetry in Italy.” Slavic-Italian Colloquium. Yale University. April 2009.
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
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