Italian News & Announcements Archive


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. […]


Italian Graduate Victoria Fanti Awarded Alexander Grass Fellowship

Italian Graduate Victoria Fanti Awarded Alexander Grass Fellowship

Doctoral candidate in Italian Victoria Fanti was awarded the “Alexander Glass Humanity Institute Graduate Research Fellowship” for spring 2020, for her dissertation project The New Killer Queens of Italian Renaissance Tragedy. […]


Where are they now? News from our grads

Where are they now? News from our grads

Please join us in congratulating our alumnus Francesco Brenna, who received his PhD in spring 2019 and joined the Department of French and Italian at Indiana University Bloomington this fall […]