Nicoletta Marini-MaioAssociate Professor of Italian (2007).Bosler Hall Room firstname.lastname@example.org
Sylvie G. DavidsonProfessor of Romance Languages and Literatures; John J. Curley '60 and Ann Conser Curley '63 Faculty Chair in Global Education (1979).Bosler Hall Room 124(717) 245-1598 | email@example.com
Licence-ès-Lettres, Université de Montpellier, 1967; Maîtrise d'Italien, 1968; Doctorat ès Lettres, 1978.Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 1995-1996; Dickinson Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2004-2005.Professor Davidson has directed the Toulouse year program and the Bologna Summer Immersion program on several occasions and is engaged in issues related to global education. Her scholarship has concentrated on French and Italian literatures, fine arts, and music of the Renaissance and 17th century. Her current research is centered on Humanism in Southern France.
Tullio PaganoAssociate Professor of Italian (1991).Bosler Hall Room 203(717) 245-1274 | firstname.lastname@example.org
| Visit Web SiteLaurea in Lettere, Universita di Genova, 1981; M.A., University of Oregon, 1987; Ph.D., 1991.His current research focuses on the representation of landscape in Italian literature and society. Other interests include: diasporic and Italian American studies, theories of modern alllegory and symbol, and simulation in modern and postmodern literature.
Nicoletta Marini-MaioAssociate Professor of Italian (2007).Bosler Hall Room 219(717) 245-1592 | email@example.com
| Visit Web SiteB.A., University of Perugia, Italy, 1986; M.A., University of Rome, 1998; M.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2001; Ph.D., 2006.Professor Marini-Maio completed her Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania, specializing in Italian cinema. She is the Co-Editor of the international journal Quaderni del '900. She is interested in 20th and 21st century Italian literature, theater, and film, particularly in the intersections between politics, the narrative mode, and collective memory. Her monograph on the representation of left-wing terrorism in Italian film and theatre is near to completion and she is currently working on on a manuscript project on the hyper-sexualization of women in italian film. She has published articles on Italian cinema and theatre, Italian teaching pedagogy, and technology-enhanced language learning. In this areas, she has also co-edited the scholarly volumes "Set the Stage! Teaching Italian through Theater" (Yale University Press, 2009) and "Dramatic Interactions" (Cambridge Scholars, 2011). At Dickinson, she is sharing with her students her passion for Italian cinema, theater, and music.
James F. McMenamin
(on sabbatical 2013-14)
Assistant Professor of Italian (2009).Bosler Hall Room 116(717) 254-8444 | firstname.lastname@example.org
| Visit Web SiteB.A., Middlebury College, 1996; M.A., 1997; Laurea, Università degli Studi di Firenze, 2001; Ph.D., Harvard University, 2008.He specializes in medieval Italian literature and coordinates the Medieval and Early Modern Studies Program. He has published articles on Dante, Petrarch and lyric poetry. His current book project is entitled "The Philosophy of the Middle: Dante, Petrarch and Giordano Bruno" where he explores the philosophical notion of the middle and its applicability in medieval and early modern Italian literature. This semester, in addition to a language course, he is teaching a Senior Seminar on Boccaccio's "Decameron."
Luca LanzilottaLecturer in Italian (2010).Bosler Hall Room 3M(717) 245-1728 | email@example.com
B.A., University of Florence, Italy, 2001; M.A., University of Pisa, Italy, 2004.With a laurea degree from the University of Florence and a degree in education from the University of Pisa, Luca has taught a vast array of age groups from young children to mature adults both in Italy and in the United States. At Dickinson, Luca will teach beginner Italian language courses and coordinate the activities for the Italian program, the Italian club and the Italian house.
Karl D. QuallsAssociate Professor of History (2000).Denny Hall Room 201(717) 245-1774 | firstname.lastname@example.org
| Visit Web SiteB.A., University of Missouri at Columbia, 1993; Ph.D., Georgetown University, 1998.Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 2003-04.His teaching interests include Russian and German history, comparative revolutions (political, social, and cultural), dictators, urban history, and more. His book "From Ruins to Reconstruction: Urban Identity in Soviet Sevastopol after World War II" (Cornell, 2009) challenges notions of totalitarianism, investigates the creation of historical myths, and outlines the role of monuments and urban space in identity formation in a city torn between Ukraine and Russia. He is currently working on a new book about children who fled the Spanish Civil War and were raised in the Soviet Union.
J. Mark RuhlGlenn E. and Mary L. Todd Professor of Political Science (1975).Denny Hall Room 207(717) 245-1501 | email@example.com
| Visit Web SiteB.A., Dickinson College, 1970; M.A., Syracuse University, 1972; Ph.D., 1975.Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, 1988-1989; Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 2012-13He specializes in comparative politics. His research centers on the politics of democratization in contemporary Latin America with a special emphasis on civil-military relations.
Melinda W. SchlittProfessor of Art History, William W. Edel Professor of Humanities (1990).Weiss Center for the Arts Room 227(717) 245-1245 | firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., State University of New York at Purchase, 1981; M.A., Johns Hopkins University, 1983; Ph.D., 1991.Professor Schlitt teaches courses in art and architecture of the Italian Renaissance, Mannerism, and ancient Greek and Roman art and architecture. Her current research focuses on 16th-century Italian painting. She has published several articles on Francesco Salviati, Giorgio Vasari, and Michelangelo, and recently co-edited an important collection of new essays, "Perspectives on Early Modern and Modern Intellectual History," (Univ. of Rochester Press, 2001). Prof. Schlitt is currently completing a monograph on Francesco Salviati, an annotated edition of a 16th-century Florentine manuscript, and is editing a collection of essays in Renaissance and Baroque art.
Douglas T. StuartProfessor of Political Science and International Studies; J. William Stuart and Helen D. Stuart Chair in International Studies, Business and Management; Adjunct Professor, U.S. Army War College (1986).Stern Center for Global Educ Room 105B(717) 245-1930 | email@example.com
B.A., Marist College, 1970; M.A., University of Southern California, 1974; Ph.D., 1979.Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 1990-1991; Dickinson Award for Distinguished Teaching, 1995-1996.His teaching and research interests include American foreign policy, national security affairs, Asian and West European security. Dr. Stuart is also an Adjunct Professor at the U.S. Army War College.
Stephen WeinbergerRobert Coleman Professor of History (1969).Denny Hall Room 217(717) 245-1500 | firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., Northeastern University, 1965; M.A., University of Wisconsin, 1966; Ph.D., 1969.His teaching interests center on medieval and Renaissance history, European intellectual history, and the history of film. His current research involves conflict in medieval society, and censorship in the American film industry.
Blake M. WilsonProfessor of Music (1993).Weiss Center for the Arts Room 210(717) 245-1297 | email@example.com
B.A., University of California at Berkeley, 1978; M.M., Indiana University, 1982; Ph.D., 1987.Blake Wilson teaches courses in music history, film music, and directs the Dickinson Collegium. Both as performer and scholar, he specializes in music of the late Middle Ages and Renaissance, and his research interests include the music of renaissance Italy (especially Florence), performance practice, compositional process, and the relationship between music and other disciplines (rhetoric, poetry, visual art). His current work concerns the interaction of oral and written musical traditions in the culture of Renaissance Florence, the early madrigal, and the works of Heinrich Isaac (the primary recipient of Medici musical patronage).
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