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Wandering Women: Urban Ecologies of Italian Feminist Filmmaking

Wandering Women: Urban Ecologies of Italian Feminist Filmmaking

The Italian section is delighted to announce that Professor Laura Di Bianco’s book “Wandering Women: Urban Ecologies of Italian Feminist Filmmaking” (Indiana University Press, December 2022) is now available for […]


MLN new Issue “Dante at 700: Singleton Revisited”

MLN new Issue “Dante at 700: Singleton Revisited”

In 1986, Giuseppe Mazzotta, addressing the legacy of the great Dante scholar Charles Southward Singleton, argued that the fairest way to confront the power of Singleton’s work was to avoid […]


Welcome to Prof. Arielle Saiber

A warm welcome to Professor Arielle Saiber, new Head of the Italian section and Director of Italian Graduate Studies. Saiber received her Ph.D. in Italian Literature at Yale University. She […]


Global Ecologies: “The Fiction of Colorblind Italy”

“The Fiction of Colorblind Italy and Orio Vergani’s Io, povero negro (1928)” A lecture by Professor Stephanie Malia Hom (Assistant Professor of Transnational Italian Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara). […]


Italian Graduate Cat Freddo Awarded Two Fellowships

Italian Graduate Cat Freddo Awarded Two Fellowships

Catherine Freddo holds a B.A. in Italian language and literature from Smith College and a M.A. in History of the Italian language from Middlebury College. She is currently a Ph.D. […]