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Tags: Italian

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 12:00pm
A warm welcome to Dr. Lisa Dolasinski! The Department of Romance Languages is happy to have you with us. This profile is part of a series featuring faculty members new to UGA campus in Fall 2022: Lisa Dolasinski joins the Department of Romance Languages at UGA as Lecturer of Italian after previously holding appointments at SUNY New Paltz, Bucknell University, Dickinson College, and Indiana University. Dr. Dolasinski's teaching and research…
Wed, 08/31/2022 - 3:10pm
A warm welcome to Dr. Samantha Gillen! The Department of Romance Languages is happy to have you with us. This profile is the first of a series featuring faculty members new to UGA campus in Fall 2022: Hi, I’m Samantha / Sam! I am thrilled to join the department of Romance Languages at the University of Georgia. I spent the last six years in Philadelphia obtaining my PhD in Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. I defended my…
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 5:19pm
Samantha Gillen received her Ph.D. in Italian Studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 2022. Her research explores the 1960s and how writers of the subgenre letteratura industriale (Italo Calvino, Luciano Bianciardi, Paolo Volponi, Ottiero Ottieri) represented the relationship between their semi-autobiographical protagonists and the industrialized spaces they inhabited. She has taught Italian language from beginning to advanced and…
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 5:13pm
Wed, 09/12/2018 - 2:08pm
Dr. Pizzuti has been working at the University of Georgia since 2001, after teaching at other universities in the United States. She teaches language and culture courses from beginning to advanced and coordinates a thriving Italian language program at the beginning and intermediate level. She has graduate degrees in Italian from Harvard (Ph.D) and the University of Pittsburgh (M.A.), and a Laurea in Modern Foreign Languages from the University…
Wed, 08/08/2018 - 4:44pm
Emily Rose Kraus is a graduate student in the Dept. of Romance Languages. She has been studying French for 18 years and mainly learned the language by working with a retired scholar who formerly taught French at Oxford. At that time, Emily switched to reading only novels in French in order to maximize her use of it. By age 15, she had read many novels including Victor Hugo's Les Misérables in French. To date, she has read over 300 novels in…
Fri, 10/03/2014 - 8:42am
Kate advises (60 credit hour +)  French, Romance Language, and some Spanish majors (last name H-Z). She is also the main contact for Italian and Portuguese minor questions. If you are a major or minor listed above and have a question, please email Kate at
Mon, 08/18/2014 - 9:54am
Ph.D. Harvard University (2014)   RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS: The literature and culture of early modern Italy, particularly the emergence of the body in literary discourse; gender; the formation of cultural subjects;  the interactions and transactions between Europe and the East.  Secondary interests center on Italian colonialism and contemporary Italian culture as they pertain to national identity formation; aesthetic rendering of the…
Thu, 04/25/2013 - 5:41pm
Dr. Mia Cocco earned her Ph.D. in French at the University of California, Riverside, her M. A. in French at the University of Southern California and her B.A. With Honor at California State University, Los Angeles.  She taught at the State University of New York, Stony Brook, before coming to UGA.   Her research focuses on Italian and French Renaissance literature; Italian lyric poetry, especially Petrarch and Poliziano.  She is the author of La…
Mon, 03/25/2013 - 9:42am

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