Teaching

 

McGill University

  • Introduction to Film History (Spring 2017)

  • Classics of Italian Cinema (Fall 2014; Fall 2016)

  • Cinema and the Visual (Spring 2015)

  • Italian Pop Culture (Spring 2015)

  • The European Avant-Gardes: Art and Politics from War to War (Spring 2016)

  • Literary composition (Fall 2014; Fall 2016)

Harvard University

  • Cultural Migrations Between Africa and Italy (Fall 2013; Fall 2010)

  • On the Road: Journeys in Italian Cinema (Fall 2013; Fall 2010; Spring 2007)

  • Italian Pop: Comics, Mass media, Folk Culture (Spring 2013; Fall 2011; Fall 2009)

  • Picturing Place: Landscape, Literature, and Cinema from the Eighteenth through the Twentieth Century (Spring 2013; Fall 2009)

  • Cinema for a Changing Earth: The Films of Michelangelo Antonioni (Fall 2012)

  • The Marvelous, Fantastic, Magic, and Uncanny in Italian Culture (Spring 2012)

  • The Modern Image: Intersections of Photography and Literature (Freshman Seminar, Fall 2012; Spring 2010; Fall 2007)

  • Modernismi Italiani: D’Annunzio, Svevo, Pirandello e oltre (Spring 2012; Fall 2008)

  • Italy in Motion: Cinema, History and National Identity (Fall 2011)

  • Intimate Architectures: Dwelling and Subjectivity in the Works of Italian Women Writers (Spring 2010; Spring 2007)

  • The Fantastic from Dante to Calvino and Beyond (Fall 2007)

  • Between Africa and Italy: Literature, Film and Cartoons (Spring 2006)

  • Literary Cityscapes: Italian Urban Life and Cultural Change, 1904-2004 (Fall 2006)

  • After History: Fable, Myth and Nature in Italian Post-War Literature (Fall 2006; Spring 2003)

  • Italian Theory and Literary Criticism (Fall 2005)

  • Svevo e i Triestini: Scrivere la cittĂ  e esserne scritti (Spring 2005)

  • Italo Calvino and the Place of Literature (Spring 2005)

  • Italian Feminisms: Culture, theory and Narratives of Difference (Fall 2002)

University of Colorado, Boulder 

  • Undergraduate Courses

    • Italian Romanticism: From Vico to the Scapigliatura

    • Italian Feminisms: Theory, Culture and Narratives of Difference

    • Readings in Italian Literature I and II

  • Graduate Seminars

    • Introduction to Literary Theory

    • Writing Through the City: Literature and the Urban Experience

    • Rereading Freud

    • Cultural Utopias: The Poetics and Politics of Space

University of Wisconsin, Madison

  • Italian Literature in Translation—Existentialism, Fascism and Resistance

  • Intermediate and Advanced Language