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Xhuli Agolli
Previous College / University attended: St. John’s College, NM; New School for Social Research, NY
Areas of Concentration: Ancient & Modern drama, psychoanalytic theory, Early German Romanticism, psychological Novel, 19-20th C. French Literature, Phenomenology, Kierkegaardian psychology, contemporary Albanian poetry
Languages and Literatures: Albanian, English, French, Italian, Spanish (reading knowledge)
Country of origin: Albania/USA

Khaled Al hilli
Areas of Concentration: modernism and translation studies; Arabic literature; postcolonial studies
Languages and Literatures: English, Arabic

Luca Ambrogiani
Previous College / University attended: Università degli Studi di Urbino “Carlo Bo”
Areas of Concentration: the supernatural and fantastique in literature; detective fiction; horror and weird fiction; H.P. Lovecraft; pulp fiction; late Victorian literature; Gothic literature; horror in contemporary media;
Degree awarded: (B.A. 2011; M.A. 2014)
Languages and Literatures: English, French, Italian
Country of origin: Italy
Publications:

  •  “Empty, white apocalypse: the spatial and linguistic End of the World in Edgar Allan Poe and Howard Phillips Lovecraft,” in Poe, Grabiński, Ray, Lovecraft: Visions, correspondences, transitions, eds. K. Gadomska, A. Loska. Katowice: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego (forthcoming).
  • “Un’analisi sonora dell’oscurità: The Music of Erich Zann e altri racconti di Howard Phillips Lovecraft,” in Prospettive sonore: percezione e mediazione, eds. A. Calanchi, A. Laquidara. Giulianova: Galaad Edizioni (2016), pp. 57-74.


Kelly Aronowitz
Areas of Concentration: erotic literature; porn studies; film and television studies
Languages and Literatures: Spanish, Portuguese, Hebrew, German
Country of origin: Mexico
Publications:
  • la espera: seducción de las bellas durmientes. Textofilia, 2010.
  • Estio en la canícula. Editorial Abismos, 2012.


Carol Ann Bärtges
Previous College / University attended: Williams College: B.A. English/Drama, NYU: M.A., M.Phil. English, Grad Center: M.Phil​ - ​Comp Lit
Areas of Concentration: Early German Romanticism
Languages and Literatures: German and French
Country of origin: USA
Publications:
  • ​"​The Journey In; the Journey Out​."​ Renewal Magazine (2010)
  • Education as an Art, Co-Editor, 75th Anniversary Edition (2004)
  • "​English Literature as a Moral Education​."​ Renewal Magazine (2003)

Profession:

  • Educator: Comp Lit​. - Rudolf Steiner School, NYC
  • Leadership Council​ member of the Association of Waldorf Education of North America

Presentations of Academic Papers:

  • Romanticism in the City: The Urban Landscape in Rousseau
  • International Conference on Romanticism, Grad Center, NYC, 2009


Fabio Battista
Previous College / University attended: Università di Roma "La Sapienza" (B.A. 2009; M.A. 2012)
Areas of Concentration: Early Modern English and Italian literature; Cultural History; Theory of Literary Genres; History and Literature
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English, French, Latin
Country of origin: Italy
Publications:
  • Clizia Carminati e Stefano Villani (a cura di), Storie inglesi. L’Inghilterra vista dall’Italia tra storia e romanzo (XVII sec.), Edizioni della Normale, Pisa, 2011. Book review, Status Quaestionis, (5) 2013.
  • “Spiritual Autobiography in Seventeenth-Century England. Trends in Literary History and Criticism, 1948 – 2012.” Status Quaestionis, (3) 2012.
  • La parole antérieure. Giraudoux, Électre e la riscrittura del mito.” Laboratorio Critico, (3) 2012.
  • La vie humaine commence de l’autre côté du désespoir. La lezione di Macbeth ne Les Mouches.” Laboratorio Critico, (2) 2012.
  • “Cronaca del Monastero delle Clarisse di Perugia.” Brill Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle (forthcoming).
  • “Ricordanze del Monastero di Santa Lucia in Foligno (1424 – 1786).” Brill Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle (forthcoming).


Joseph Boisvere
Previous College / University attended: University of Massachusetts
Areas of Concentration: Screen Studies, Critical Theory, Modernist/Postmodernist Literature, Translation Studies, Poetry
Degree awarded: BA Linguistics
Languages and Literatures: English, Spanish, and French

Carlo Bottone
Areas of Concentration: Latin and Italian Literature
Languages and Literatures: Italian, Latin, Spanish
Country of origin: Italy
Publications:
  • Sideshadowing in Virgil's Aeneid, Erga-Logoi 2015 (forthcoming)


Tyler Bray
Previous College / University attended: New York University
Areas of Concentration: 20th C. Avant Garde Movements, Psychoanalysis, Spatial Theory & Architecture.
Degree awarded: B.A.
Languages and Literatures: French, Italian
Country of origin: USA

Nicholas Brown
Previous College / University attended: Duquesne University; Swarthmore College
Areas of Concentration: 20th C. French philosophy, literary theory, psychoanalysis, Marxism; British Romantic poetry; 20th-21st C. South American fiction; Television and narrative studies.
Degree awarded: M.A., Philosophy; B.A., Philosophy
Languages and Literatures: English, French, Spanish
Country of origin: United States

Mary Claire Brunelli
Previous College / University attended: Williams College, Columbia University
Areas of Concentration: Modernism and Romanticism, 19th C. French Poetry and Novel, Victorian Novel, M. Proust, V. Woolf, feminist literature, gender and sexuality, urban studies, narrative theory
Degree awarded: BA (French & English), MA (French & Romance Philology)
Languages and Literatures: English, French, Italian
Country of origin: USA

Christopher Campbell
Previous College / University attended: University of Cincinnati
Degree awarded: M.A., B.S.
Languages and Literatures: French, Spanish, Japanese, Russian
Country of origin: United States

Gray Campbell
Areas of Concentration: Early modern drama, animal studies.
Languages and Literatures: English, French.
Publications: Scholarship:

“An Echo of Hamlet in A Yorkshire Tragedy” (forthcoming from Notes & Queries).
Twelfth Night’s ‘Elephant’ and Pliny’s Historie of the World” (forthcoming from Notes & Queries).  
Jonah and The Witch”, Notes & Queries, 65.2 (2018), 185-187.
“Rosalind Among the Cony-Catchers”, Notes & Queries, 62.4 (2015), 554-556.

Drama:
"Runaway Fingers, Phantom Drift: A Journal of New Fabulism (2015).

Tom Carlson
Previous College / University attended: The Evergreen State College
Areas of Concentration: French and German Romantics, Decadents, and Early Modernists. Phenomenology, Extra-Morality, Aesthetics, Subjectivity, Rilke's Birds, the Orpheus myth, and Maurice Blanchot's Death of the Author
Degree awarded: BA
Languages and Literatures: French, German, English
Publications: “Commitments that Transcend the Parenthesis,” The Humanities Circle ed. Prasad Pannian (Kerala, India: Central University of Kerala, 2016).

“An Origin to Doing.” Inkwell vol. 10, ed. Thane Fay (Olympia, WA: The Evergreen State College, 2015), 52.
 

Nora Carr
Areas of Concentration: narrative; temporality; history; memory; 20th century French and Latin American literature
Languages and Literatures: French, Spanish

Anna Chichi
Previous College / University attended: University of Bologna
Areas of Concentration: Contemporary narratives, politically committed writers, intellectuals and the ruling power, political terrorism and the years of lead. More specifically authors such as Pasolini, Fallaci, and Sciascia
Degree awarded: (B.A. 2013; M.A. 2015)
Languages and Literatures: Italian, Latin, English
Country of origin: Italy

Frederic Colier
Areas of Concentration: Critical Theory, Film and Media studies, Post-Humanism, Environmental Humanities, Experimental and Philosophical novel.
Languages and Literatures: English, French, Spanish, Catalan, Russian

Sherence de Jongh
Previous College / University attended: Trinity College, University of Amsterdam
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Languages and Literatures: Dutch, German, French, Afrikaans, Papiamentu
Country of origin: Netherlands

Serena Del Pont
Areas of Concentration: Renaissance literature; foreign language acquisition
Languages and Literatures: Italian, French

Nicholas Devlin
Previous College / University attended: Oberlin College
Degree awarded: B.A. Comparative Literature/ Ancient Greek Language and Literature
Languages and Literatures: Ancient Greek, English
Country of origin: United States

Lisa DiBattista
Previous College / University attended: University of Bologna "Alma Mater Studiorum"
Areas of Concentration: Italian Literature, Italian Poetry, Ecocriticism, Ecological and Cultural Studies, Modern languages and Digital Humanities.
Degree awarded: B.A., M.A.
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English, French
Country of origin: Abruzzo, Italy

Mark-Allan Donaldson
Previous College / University attended: Stockton University (BA), The City College of New York (MA).
Areas of Concentration: Medievalism [Medieval Literature, Paleography, Science, Philosophy, and Religion]; Hierarchy; National and Cultural Identity; Consciousness and Truth; Post-Colonial Studies; Orientalism.
Languages and Literatures: English (modern, middle, old), Latin (Ancient, Medieval), French, Afrikaans.
Country of origin: South Africa

Filippo Fabbricatore
Previous College / University attended: University of Bologna Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Naples Federico II.
Areas of Concentration: modern philology; Italian studies; Dantean philology; linguistics; influences of Mathematics on Literature; rhetoric of silence; the figure of the father.
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A
Languages and Literatures: Italian, Latin, English
Country of origin: Italy

Jared Daniel Fagen
Previous College / University attended: The Graduate Center, Stony Brook University
Areas of Concentration: 19th and 20th century literature, romanticism, symbolism, modernism, hybrid literature, genre theory, poetics, narrative theory, literature of despair, philosophy of literature
Degree awarded: M.A. (Liberal Studies), B.A. (English)
Languages and Literatures: French, English, Spanish
Country of origin: South Korea, United States

Nicole Fennimore
Areas of Concentration: medieval studies; lyric poetry
Languages and Literatures: French, Latin

Sarah Fishman
Previous College / University attended: Bennington College, MFA; University of California, Berkeley, MBA; Georgia Institute of Technology: BS, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Areas of Concentration: 20th and 21st century Italian literature and culture, critical theory, phenomenology, modernism and postmodernism, translation studies
Languages and Literatures: Italian, Hebrew
Country of origin: USA
Publications: Bathsheba Transatlantic, Anhinga Press, Winner of the Philip Levine Poetry Book Prize (poetry, 2010, pen name: Sarah Wetzel)

River Electric with Light, Red Hen Press, Winner of the AROHO Poetry Book Publication Prize (poetry, 2015, pen name: Sarah Wetzel)

The Davids Inside David, Terrapin Books (poetry, March 2019, pen name: Sarah Wetzel)

Matilde Fogliani
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English, Spanish, French, Portuguese

Ada Gafter-O’Higgins
Previous College / University attended: Oxford University
Areas of Concentration: Marcel Proust, Medieval French and the courtly love tradition
Degree awarded: B.A., Oxford University
Languages and Literatures: French, Italian, Portuguese
Country of origin: United States

Emilia Gambardella
Previous College / University attended: Smith College
Degree awarded: B.A. High Honors-Italian Studies
Languages and Literatures: Italian
Country of origin: United States

Roman Garcia
Previous College / University attended: Reed College
Areas of Concentration: 19th to 21st century German literature, hermeneutics, queer theory, migrant and minority literature, postcolonial studies
Degree awarded: B.A., German Literature
Languages and Literatures: German, Spanish
Country of origin: USA

Anke Geertsma
Areas of Concentration: trauma and memory; postmodernism; contemporary literature and film; world literature and pedagogy
Languages and Literatures: Dutch, Frisian, English, German, French
Country of origin: Netherlands
Publications:
  • “Making it Work: Aesthetics and Affect in Dave Eggers’s What is the What.” Academic Quarter: The Aesthetics of Human Rights 5 (2012).
  • “Redefining Trauma Post 9/11: Freud’s Talking Cure and Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.” Aspeers: Emerging Voices in American Studies 4 (2011).


Alberto Gelmi
Previous College / University attended: University of Milan
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Languages and Literatures: Italian, German, Latin
Country of origin: Italy

Carolina Gonzalez
Areas of Concentration: intersection of modernism; ekstasis; religion and rupture in 19th and 20th century Latin American literature; early Renaissance devotional literature and political treatises
Languages and Literatures: Spanish, Italian

Joe Goodale
Previous College / University attended: Brown University
Degree awarded: B.A.
Languages and Literatures: German, Spanish
Country of origin: United States

Yulia Greyman
Areas of Concentration: 19th and 20th century and contemporary literature; cognitive approaches to literature; fantastic and religious narratives; processes of belief and suspension of disbelief; consciousness and memory
Languages and Literatures: English, Russian, French
Country of origin: Ukraine
Publications:
  • "Kidding Ourselves" by Joseph T. Hallinan Chicago Tribune, May 23, 2014.
  • "In the Land of the Free Brain" Open Letters Monthly, April 1, 2014.
  • “Book Review: An Impenetrable Screen of Purest Sky” Open Letters Monthly, Sept. 6, 2013.
  • “A Prose Piece for Your Gaps: Robert Walser's Short Works” Open Letters Monthly, Sept. 1, 2013.
  • “In Prague on an Errand” Open Letters Monthly, Aug. 1, 2013.
  • Why Do We Care about Literary Characters? by Blakey Vermeule (review). Literature and Medicine 30(2), 378-382. The Johns Hopkins University Press. Fall 2012.


Winston Groman

Manon Hakem-Lemaire
Previous College / University attended: Universidad Iberoamericana, Ciudad de México; University of St Andrews; University of Guelph
Areas of Concentration: late-19th and 20th-century literatures; the novel; the short story; the fantastic as social commentary; literary translation; film
Languages and Literatures: French, English, Spanish, Italian (read), Arabic (basic); French literature, Spanish and Spanish American literatures, British and American literatures
Country of origin: France

Jennifer Haller
Areas of Concentration: philosophy of literature; intersections between literature/philosophy and the arts; melancholia; reverie; Romanticism; 19th and 20th century literature
Languages and Literatures: English, German, Spanish

Amy Hammersmith
Previous College / University attended: University of Pennsylvania; Temple University
Areas of Concentration: Medieval and Early Modern France
Degree awarded: J.D., B.A.
Languages and Literatures: German, French
Country of origin: USA

Zheng He
Areas of Concentration: British and German romanticism; religious studies; early American literature
Languages and Literatures: English, Chinese, German

Michael Healy
Previous College / University attended: Boston University
Areas of Concentration: Lit. of Americas; transatlantic modernism; lit. & art; film; cities; belief; Iberian lit; Irish lit.; translation; Romanticism; S. de Oro; Whitman; Wharton; Pessoa; Stevens; Valéry; Borges; Al-Andalus
Degree awarded: B.S., Ed.M. in English Education
Languages and Literatures: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese
Country of origin: USA

Mykelin Higham

Rishika Jain

Martin Jensen
Previous College / University attended: University of Virginia, University of Copenhagen
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Languages and Literatures: French,German, Spanish, Danish, Norwegian
Country of origin: Denmark

Selin Kalostyan
Languages and Literatures: English, Turkish, Armenian, French

Evan Knight
Previous College / University attended: New York University, Nebraska Wesleyan University
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Languages and Literatures: Spanish, French
Country of origin: United States

John Knight
Previous College / University attended: Colorado College
Degree awarded: B.A.
Languages and Literatures: Spanish, Ancient Greek, French
Country of origin: United States

Chelsea Largent
Previous College / University attended: M.A. French Literature - NYU
Areas of Concentration: 19th century French & English literature; decadence; Rachilde; Baudelaire; gender theory; the feminist archive; feminist labor mvts in 19th century France; French & German philosophy; critical theory.
Languages and Literatures: French, English
Country of origin: USA

Serafina Lawrence
Languages and Literatures: English, French, Spanish

Shinae Lee
Areas of Concentration: ethics; religious history; trauma and memory; postcolonial studies; cultural and media studies; contemporary mythology; critical theory; political theory
Languages and Literatures: Korean, French

Ariel Leutheusser
Previous College / University attended: University of Toronto
Areas of Concentration: critical theory, modernism, postmodernism, 20th century american literature, literary nonfiction, film, photography, psychoanalysis, queer theory
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Languages and Literatures: German, French
Country of origin: Canada

Jonathan Liebembuk
Areas of Concentration: literary and critical theories; intersections of philosophy and literature; intellectual history
Languages and Literatures: English, Spanish, French, Hebrew, German

Leah Light
Areas of Concentration: 19th century American literature; the novel; paranoia; psychological realism; cognition; theory of mind; ghost stories
Languages and Literatures: English, French, Spanish, Latin

Mikhail Lipyanskiy
Previous College / University attended: Hunter College
Areas of Concentration: English Literature, Russian and 2nd generation Romantics
Degree awarded: B.A.
Languages and Literatures: Russian, German
Country of origin: USA

Zachary Lloyd
Previous College / University attended: New School, Hastings College
Areas of Concentration: German, French, Italian
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Country of origin: United States

Basil Lvoff Василий Львов
Areas of Concentration: (Russian) Formalism; other literary theories from 1920s Russia; Distant Reading; literary evolution; poetics; essayism; documentary literature; theories of humor; translation
Languages and Literatures: English, Russian, French, Italian
Country of origin: Russia
Publications: “Viktor Shklovsky and Marshall McLuhan: Beyond Common Sense.” New Zealand Slavonic Journal. Forthcoming.

“Sense and Humor in Russian Formalism. Part II.” International Studies in Humour. Forthcoming.

“Vozvrashchenie formalizma” [The Return of Formalism]. Review of Formal’nyi metod: Antologiia russkogo modernizma, ed. Serguei A. Oushakine. Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie. Forthcoming.

“Sense and Humor in Russian Formalism. Part I.” International Studies in Humour 1 (2017): 53-80.

“A Hunt for Sunbeams” [Okhota na solnechnykh zaichikov]. Zvezda 1 (2017): 225-238.

“When Theory Entered the Market: The Russian Formalists’ Non-Marxian Approach to Mass Culture.” Ulbandus Review, Vol. 17, A Culture of Institutions / Institutions of Culture (2016): 65-85.

“Young Eikhenbaum” [Molodoi Eikhenbaum]. Voprosy Literatury 6 (2016): 48-65.

“Merry Formalism” [Veselyi formalizm]. Homo Legens 4 (2015): 154-163.

“Viktor Shklovsky’s Petersburg: Magazine as a Feuilleton” [“Peterburg” V. Shklovskogo: Zhurnal kak fel’eton]. Mediaalmanac 5 (2014): 74-83.

“Andrei Bely and Boris Eikhenbaum: ‘Along the Lines of Journal Scholarship’” [Andrei Belyi i Boris Eikhenbaum: Po linii zhurnal’noi nauki]. Mediaalmanac 6 (2013): 128-136.

“By Way of Dispute” [V diskussionnom poriadke]. Voprosy Literatury 2 (2012): 9-29.

“Automatized Defamiliarization: A Critical Essay” [Avtomatizovannoe ostranenie: Kriticheskoe esse]. Zhurnalistika i kul’tura russkoi rechi 1 (2013): 58-65. Print.
 
“Canon Formation in its Relation to Strangeness: Russian Formalism and Harold Bloom” [Literaturnyi kanon i poniatie strannosti: Russkii formalizm i Kherold Blum]. Zhurnalistika i kul’tura russkoi rechi 2 (2012): 86-103.
 
“Defamiliarization in Prose and Creative Journalism” [Ostranenie v proze i publitsistike]. Zhurnalistika i kul’tura russkoi rechi 3 (2011): 47-53.

“The Concept of Defamiliarization in the Works of Viktor Shklovsky” [Poniatie ostraneniia u V.B. Shklovskogo]. Zhurnalistika i kul’tura russkoi rechi 2 (2009): 22-32.
 
“Poetry of John Donne and Joseph Brodsky: A Survey” [Poeziia Dzhona Donna i Iosifa Brodskogo: Kratkii Obzor]. Zhurnalistika i kul’tura russkoi rechi 4 (2009): 27–38.

“Hyperinflation of the Word” [Giperinfliatsiia slova]. Zhurnalistika i kul’tura russkoi rechi 3 (2008): 34–40. (An article on the language of Soviet newspapers of Stalin’s era.)

“A Conceptual Analysis of the Notion of Patriotism in the Essays of Leo Tolstoy” [Kontseptual’nyi analiz poniatiia patriotizm v publitsistike L.N. Tolstogo]. Zhurnalistika i kul’tura russkoi rechi 3 (2007): 24–32.
 
TRANSLATIONS

Brodsky, Joseph. “For School-Age Children.” Trans. Basil Lvov. Inventory 5 (2015): 4-5.

Translations of the poems by Robert Rozhdestvensky, Konstantin Balmont, Afanasy Fet, Fedor Tyutchev, and Ivan Turgenev. National Translation Month (2017).

Laura Malhotra
Previous College / University attended: University of Warwick
Areas of Concentration: English and Italian Literature
Degree awarded: B.A. Honors
Languages and Literatures: Italian, French, Spanish
Country of origin: United Kingdom

Dario Marcucci
Areas of Concentration: Italian Literature
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English, French

Erika Mazzer
Previous College / University attended: Universita' degli Studi di Padova, New York University
Areas of Concentration: Renaissance Studies, Cultural History, Italian Literature, Heresy, Magic
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English, German , French

Michelle McCarthy

Corinna Messina-Kociuba
Areas of Concentration: Italian literature of the 20th century; women studies; foreign language education
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English, Spanish

Ryan Milov-Cordoba
Previous College / University attended: Amherst College
Areas of Concentration: History of Medicine in Mediterranean Antiquity and Islamic Middle Ages
Degree awarded: B.A.,Classics and Interdisciplinary Studies
Languages and Literatures: Latin, Ancient Greek, Spanish, Arabic
Country of origin: United States

Tom Moran
Languages and Literatures: Ancient Greek, French

Iuri Moscardi
Previous College / University attended: Indiana University, University of Milan
Areas of Concentration: Contemporary Italian Literature, Digital Humanities, Contemporary Italian Poetry, Theory of Literature
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Languages and Literatures: Italian, French
Country of origin: Italy

Mattia Mossali
Previous College / University attended: University of Bergamo (Italy)
Areas of Concentration: literary theory, theory of interpretation, psychoanalysis (from Freud to Lacan), deconstructionism, identity theories, women’s writing, feminist studies.
Degree awarded: M.A; B.A.
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English, French
Country of origin: Italy
Publications: Books:

Sylvia Plath. La singolarità del femminile, Edizioni Ripostes, Salerno 2015 - Italian
 
Peer-reviewed articles:

«Condizionata alla morte essa rimava vocabolari tormentosi»: declinazioni del lutto nella poesia di Amelia Rosselli e Sylvia Plath, in LEA. Lingue e Letterature d'Oriente e d'Occidente, vol. 7:2018, pp. 245-261 - Italian

«Reading myself elsewhere: a Few Notes on Reading Otherwise», in Comparatismi, vol. 3:2018, pp. 94-105 - English

Chiamami col tuo nome, commenti a margine del romanzo di André Aciman, in il Portolano: periodico di letteratura, vol. 92-93:2018, pp. 12-15 – Italian
 
A Woman Looking at Her Looking at Me: Conflicting Identities and Gazes in the “Self- Portraits” of Francesca Woodman, in estetica. studi e ricerche, 1:2018, il Mulino, Bologna,  pp. 153- 172 - English
 
L’immaginario ekfrastico nella scrittura di Sylvia Plath, in Elephant&Castle. Laboratorio dell’Immaginario, 15:2016, pp. 6-30 - Italian
 
«Lasciami soffrire, lasciami guarire, lasciami sola»: spunti per una nuova lettura del Commentaire di Marcelle Sauvageot, in Enthymema. International journal of literary theory, 14:2016, pp. 82-98 - Italian
 
Ripensare la femminilità tra valenze estetiche ed etiche, on AG About Gender. International Journal of Gender’s Studies, 8:2015, pp. 284-309 - Italian

Maria-Cristina Necula
Previous College / University attended: Lehman College, SUNY-Purchase, Univ. Paris IV Paris-Sorbonne
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Languages and Literatures: Romanian, French, Italian, Spanish, German
Country of origin: Romania

Tania Nicolaou
Previous College / University attended: Royal Holloway; King's College London
Areas of Concentration: 20th and 21st century representations of race and identity in Latin American and US literature; diasporic Latinx narratives; indigenous performance of the Americas
Degree awarded: B.A., M.A.
Languages and Literatures: English, Spanish, Greek, French
Country of origin: United Kingdom

Nicoletta Nogara
Previous College / University attended: New York University
Degree awarded: B.A.
Languages and Literatures: Italian, French, German
Country of origin: Italy

Leonardo Nolé
Previous College / University attended: University of Turin (Italy), University of Savoy (France)
Areas of Concentration: American Literatures; Theory of the Novel; Critical Theory; Modernism; Postcolonial Studies
Degree awarded: B.A., M.A. in Comparative Studies (University of Turin), M.A. in European Languages and Literatures (University of Savoy)
Languages and Literatures: English, French, Italian
Country of origin: Italy
Publications: "Building Communities through American Literatures: The Short Story Composite and Ernest Hemingway's In Our Time" (2017).

Tatiana Nunez
Previous College / University attended: Hunter College
Areas of Concentration: late 18th and 19th century French and British literature; translation studies; critical theory
Degree awarded: B.A. English Literature
Languages and Literatures: English, Spanish, French, German

Nick Olson
Previous College / University attended: The New School University
Areas of Concentration: Modernist literature, Marxist-Hegelian philosophy, theories of the novel, phenomenology of reading
Languages and Literatures: English, French, German
Country of origin: USA

Andrés Orejuela
Previous College / University attended: Wesleyan University
Areas of Concentration: Renaissance studies; seventeenth-Century English, Spanish, & French literatures; literature and philosophy
Degree awarded: B.A. (Wesleyan), M.A., MPhil (The Graduate Center)
Languages and Literatures: English, Spanish, Italian, French, Catalan, Latin, and Ancient Greek

Kelly Paciaroni
Previous College / University attended: Tulane University, Bocconi University, Queens College
Areas of Concentration: 19th and 20th Century Italian Literature
Degree awarded: BA, MS, MA
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English
Country of origin: United States

Douglas Parker
Areas of Concentration: history of the novel; 19th century European & American literature; modernism; film & theatre; classics
Languages and Literatures: English, French, Italian, Spanish

Nicole Paronzini
Previous College / University attended: Boston College
Areas of Concentration: 19th-20th Century Italian literature
Degree awarded: M.A. Italian Studies, Boston College; M.A., Publishing and Communications, Univ. degli Studi di Milano, B.A., Italian Studies, Univ. degli Studi di Milano
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English, Latin
Country of origin: Italy
Publications: "Michele e Raskol' nikov: storia di un doppio mancato", Romance e-review (peer-reviewed BC Graduate Students Journal) 2014

Katherine Payne
Previous College / University attended: Columbia University, Brigham Young University
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Languages and Literatures: French, German, Ancient Hebrew
Country of origin: United States

Stefania Porcelli
Areas of Concentration: literature of the Second World War; Italian Resistance; literature and propaganda; Elsa Morante; Elizabeth Bowen
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English, German, Latin
Publications:
  • Between British Commitment and Irish Neutrality: Elizabeth Bowen’s Wavering Attitude towards WWII Propaganda,” in Managing Democracy: Propaganda and the Rhetorical Production of Economic and Political Realities, ed. by Gae Lyn Henderson and Mary J. Braun, forthcoming.
  • Lo scandalo della Storia e il romanzo storico: Elsa Morante,in Asimmetrie Letterarie, ed. Donatella Montini, Rome, Edizioni Nuova Cultura, 2013, pp. 103-131.       
  • City of Ghosts: Elizabeth Bowen’s Wartime Stories,in The Ghostly and the Ghosted in Literature and Film: Spectral Identities, ed. by Lisa Kröger and Melanie R. Anderson, Newark, University of Delaware Press, 2013, pp. 15-28.
  • In the Shadow of the Holocaust: Art Spiegelman’s Representation of Trauma in the Comic-Book Form, in Translating America: The Circulation of Narratives, Commodities, and Ideas between Italy, Europe, and the United States, ed. by Marina Camboni et al., Bern, Peter Lang, 2011, pp. 119-216.
  • Una civiltà della parola: il discorso nonviolento di Hannah Arendt, in I discorsi del potere. Comunicazione politica e strategie linguistiche, ed. by Donatella Montini, Soveria Mannelli, Rubbettino, 2010, pp. 151-166.
  • Territori di guerra: Elizabeth Bowen, Christa Wolf, in Fictions. Studi sulla narratività, 6 (2008): 51-60.
  • Language and Violence: Hannah Arendt and the American Sixties,Research Group on the Languages of War and Violence, Bergamo University, available at http://dinamico2.unibg.it/guerra/Atti2/Language_and_Violence.pdf (2007).


Clara Ramazzotti
Previous College / University attended: University of Milan, University of Verona
Areas of Concentration: Italian and Digital Humanities, work for 6 years as a Social Media Specialist and Digital Content Specialist in Milan, Italy, for the most important Digital Agencies and international Brands
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Country of origin: Italy

Adam Resnick
Areas of Concentration: existential literature; apocalypse in literature and film; Marxist theory; Nietzsche
Languages and Literatures: English, Spanish, Latin

Tom Ribitzky
Areas of Concentration: Shakespeare; British romanticism; 19th century German philosophy; British, German, and French modernism; melancholia
Languages and Literatures: English, German, French
Country of origin: Israel

Marc Cesar Rickenbach
Previous College / University attended: M.A. NYU
Areas of Concentration: 19th and 20th century German and French literature; minor and dialect literature; politics of national and world literatures; cosmopolitanism; populism and fascism; localism; phenomenology of sound.
Languages and Literatures: English, German, French
Country of origin: USA
Publications: “Writing Beyond the Border: Max Frisch, Dialect and Place in Swiss-German Literature.” Self-Translation and Power: Negotiating Identities in European Multilingual Contexts, edited by Olga Castro, Sergi Mainer, Svetlana Page. Palgrave McMillan, 2017.

Nayar Rivera
Areas of Concentration: folktale narratives; migrants; tricksters; metaphor and neuroscience
Languages and Literatures: French, Spanish, English, Russian
Publications:
  • Alas. Mijail Kuzmin. Mexico, Felou, 2013. [Annotated translation and introduction]
  • El deshielo. Mexico, Felou, 2011.
  • Reglas de urbanidad. Mexico, Quimera, 2008.
  • En la casa de la sal. Mexico, Delegación Iztacalco/Versal, 2002.
  • “El éxtasis, la identidad y el deseo. La música como experiencia de libertad”, in
  • México se escribe con jota, Mexico, Planeta, 2010.
  • “Fabio Morábito: La ola que regresa. Poesía reunida”, in Periódico de poesía, Mexico, UNAM, 2010. (Book review)
  • “When slaves love each other, it’s not love: Phil Collins en la galleria Tanya Bonakdar gallery”, in Replicante 20, Mexico, 2009. (Art review)
  • “Melodrama en cinco películas. Luis Zapata y su novela rosa a la vuelta del siglo” in Replicante 16, Mexico, 2008. (Book review)


Paola Maria Rodriguez
Previous College / University attended: Hunter College; Queens College
Areas of Concentration: historical linguistics, dialectology, medieval/early Renaissance literature, Biblical exegesis from Antiquity to Reformation, mysticism, Greek/Celtic/Norse mythology,paleography,comparative grammar
Degree awarded: BA in German, MA in English, MA in Italian
Languages and Literatures: German, English, Italian, Spanish, French, Dutch (reading knowledge), Latin, Old and Middle English,Old and Middle High German, Old Provencal, Catalan, Old Galician-Portuguese

Anick Rolland
Areas of Concentration: French and Anglophone modernist novel; Louis Ferdinand Celine; 20th century American literature
Languages and Literatures: French, German

Lea Sanchez
Previous College / University attended: SUNY FIT
Areas of Concentration: Romanticism, Decadence and the exploration of the concepts of youth, time and aging
Degree awarded: B.S.
Languages and Literatures: French, Spanish, Dutch
Country of origin: USA

Lucia Seda-Perez
Previous College / University attended: New York University, Brooklyn College, Brown University
Areas of Concentration: Literary theory, French philosophy, translation studies, contemporary French, Italian and Latin American literatures
Degree awarded: M.A., M.A., B.A.,
Languages and Literatures: Spanish, French, Italian
Country of origin: Puerto Rico

Yelizaveta Shapiro
Areas of Concentration: 20th century Russian and English poetry and literature; Isaac babel; poetics; uncertainty as a language of crisis and its effects
Languages and Literatures: Russian

Katherine Shloznikova
Areas of Concentration: narcissism and ethics; Proust
Languages and Literatures: French, Russian

Francesca Silva
Previous College / University attended: Università di Bologna
Areas of Concentration: Early Modern European prose, translation studies
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English, Spanish, French
Country of origin: Italy

Jesse Tandler
Areas of Concentration: 20th century American literature, psychoanalysis, Heidegger​, desire.
Languages and Literatures: English, German, Spanish

Stephen Tremaine
Previous College / University attended: Bard College, Tulane University
Degree awarded: B.A., M.A.
Languages and Literatures: Japanese
Country of origin: United States

Christopher Trice
Areas of Concentration: literary theory; screen aesthetics; early Soviet critical theory; montage theory; philosophies of immanence; word as image; representations of time and memory
Languages and Literatures: English, French

Katherine Volkmer
Previous College / University attended: Johns Hopkins University, Dickinson College
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Languages and Literatures: Italian, French, Spanish
Country of origin: United States

Chun-ling Wei
Areas of Concentration: English literature; Renaissance studies; modern drama; literary theory; Chinese films

Daniel West
Previous College / University attended: Oberlin College
Areas of Concentration: Modern France, radical cinema, cinematic criticism, existentialism and post-structuralism
Degree awarded: B.A.
Languages and Literatures: French, Spanish, German
Country of origin: USA

Monika Zaleska
Previous College / University attended: Swarthmore College, Brooklyn College
Areas of Concentration: 19th-20 C. Polish and French literature, émigré and immigrant writing, critical theory, translation studies, modernism and postmodernism, film and television studies
Degree awarded: BA English, MFA Fiction
Languages and Literatures: English, Polish, French
Country of origin: USA

Alessandro Zammataro
Areas of Concentration: Middle Ages, 19th – 20th century and contemporary literature; Digital Philology; Digital Humanities; Digital restoring and visual improving of medieval and modern manuscripts; Petrarch
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English
Country of origin: Italy
Publications:
  • Il Canto della Vergine. Storia mistica e immagini del Medioevo nella poesia di F. Tozzi, Roma, Aracne Editrice, 2013. 
  • Il Carteggio Tozzi-Formìggini (1911-1913), Edizione critica, Roma, Aracne Editrice (forthcoming).
  • I libri della Memoria. La biblioteca ideale di Federigo Tozzi tra letteratura e filologia, in Atti del XIV Convegno internazionale di studi Pisa, Edizioni ETS, 2013. 
  • Tozzi, Formìggini e «La città della Vergine», tra mercato e medioevo, in Atti del XII Convegno internazionale di studi, Pisa, Edizioni ETS, 2011.
  • Le architetture dell'anima e la città mistica. Tozzi tra modernità e Medioevo. Concordanza e analisi delle poesie, 3 voll., Dottorato di ricerca in Italianistica (Lessicografia e semantica del linguaggio letterario europeo), Università di Catania, XXIII ciclo. Supervisor Prof. G. Savoca, tutor Prof. A. Di Silvestro.


Victor Xavier Zarour Zarzar
Areas of Concentration: Elena Ferrante, theory of the novel, the English 19th century novel
Languages and Literatures: Spanish, English, Italian, French
Country of origin: Mexico
Publications:  “The Grammar of Abandonment in I giorni dell’abbandono.” Modern Language Notes 135, 2020 (forthcoming).

Review of Nancy K. Miller's My Brilliant Friends. Contemporary Women's Writing, March 2019.

“A Strange Geometry: On the Poetry of Moira Egan.” NeMLA Italian Studies XL, 2019.

Review of Lisa Mullenneaux’s Naples' Little Women. gender/sexuality/italy 5, 2018. 
            
"Language in Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels.” American Association of Teachers of Italian Online Working Papers, 2016.
            
“Fabricating Stories.” Arcade: A digital salon of Stanford University, 2016.

“Do Not Touch Me” and “A Homely Odyssey.” Anamesa: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Spring 2016.

Ting Zhang
Areas of Concentration: 19th century English and European realist novel
Languages and Literatures: Chinese, English, Spanish, French

Meng Zhou
Previous College / University attended: Renmin University, Nanjing University
Degree awarded: LL.B., M.A.
Languages and Literatures: Chinese, English
Country of origin: China