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Giancarlo Lombardi
Campus Affiliation: College of Staten Island
Phone: (718) 982-3704
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D.
Research Interests: Literary Theory, Film Theory, Gender and Feminist Theory, Italian Cultural Studies

Associate Professor of French and Comparative Literature

College of Staten Island
Modern Languages Department
2800 Victory Boulevard 
Staten Island, New York 10314
 

Primary concentrations:

Literary Theory, Film Theory, Gender and Feminist Theory, Italian Cultural Studies

Book:

  • Rooms with a View: Feminist Diary Fiction, 1952-1994. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2002.

Selected articles:

  • "La passione secondo Marco Bellocchio. Gli ultimi giorni di Aldo Moro." Annali d’Italianistica 25 (2007): 397-408.
  • "A volte ritornano: A Critical Reading of Mimmo Calopresti’s La seconda volta." The Italian Academy Newsletter 3 (Fall 2007): 8-9.
  • "Parigi o cara: Terrorism, Exile, and Escape in Contemporary Italian Cinema and Theatre" Annali d’Italianistica 20 (2002): 403-424.
  • "Terrorism, Truth, and the Secret Service: Questions of Accountability in the Italian Cinema of the Stragi di Stato." Annali d’Italianistica 19 (2001): 285-302.
  • "Unforgiven: Revisiting Political Terrorism in La seconda volta." Italica 77.2 (2000): 199-213.
  • "Scambi d’identità. Il recupero del corpo materno ne L’amore molesto." Romance Languages Annual 10 (1999):288-291.
  • "Thou Shalt Not Break the Mold: Patriarchal Discourse in Va' dove ti porta il cuore." Romance Languages Annual 9 (1998): 238-243.
  • "Fuga dallo sguardo. Panotticismo e fallocrazia in Quaderno proibito e Il rimorso." Igitur 6.1 (1994): 103-121.
  • "Leggere à rebours. Strategie di interpretazione storico-testuale in The Robber Bride." Rivista di studi canadesi 7 (1994): 105-115.

Selected chapters in books:

  • "Exceptional Films: Political Terrorism in Italian Cinema" in Incontri culturali da oltre oceano. Edited by Antonio Vitti. Pesaro: Metauro, 2008. 115-131.
  • "Il coraggio di (di)mostrare. Il cinema del caso Moro" in Intellettuali italiani del secondo novecento. Edited by Thomas Stauder and Angela Barwig. Oldenbourg: Verlag für deutsch-italienische Studien, 2007. 465-480.
  • "Sciascia, Moretti, and Tuca Tuca: Teaching Italian Cultural Studies at Smith College" in Italian Cultural Studies. Edited by Graziella Parati and Ben Lawton. West Lafayette: VIA Folios, 2001. 144-159.
  • "The Gift of an Italian Feu la Cendre: A Derridean Approach to Quaderno proibito." in Writing Beyond Fascism: Cultural Resistance in the Life and Works of Alba de Cèspedes. Edited by Carole Gallucci and Ellen Nerenberg. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2000. 198-221.
  • "A memoria: Charting a Cultural Map for Women's Transition from Preistoria to Storia." The Pleasure of Writing: Critical Essays on Dacia Maraini. Edited by Rodica Diaconescu-Blumenfeld and Ada Testaferri. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2000. 149-164.

Encyclopedia entries:

  • "Terrorism" Encyclopedia of Italian Literature Studies. Edited by Gaetana Marrone Puglia. London: Routledge, 2006. 1862-1866.
  • "Alba de Céspedes" Dictionary of Literary Biography: Italian Novelists, 1900-1945. Edited by Rocco Capozzi and Luca Somigli. Detroit: Gale Research Company, 2002. 96-102.
  • "Rossana Campo." "Alba de Céspedes." "Deconstruction." "Diary and Epistolary Fiction." "Michel Foucault." The Feminist Encyclopedia of Italian Literature. Edited by Rinaldina Russell. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1997. 39-40, 62-65, 67-68, 128-129.