University of Chicago, 2006 - 2010
A.B. (honors), Comparative Literature
Late 19th-, early 20th-century aesthetics and
their literary-historical consequences, with a
focus on French & Italian intellectual history.
Forthcoming is a translation of an unpublished lecture by the American
composer Elliott Carter, which he delivered at the Venice Biennale. This
translation will appear in the next issue of Chicago Review.
Recently, I translated into English an interview I conducted with the
Italian poet Valerio Magrelli. You can find it in Chicago Review 58:2.
Review essays have appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books,
Berfrois, and in Quarterly Conversation (click on links to read).
Shorter reviews have appeared in Philosophy & Literature (2011)
and in journals such as Annali d'italianistica and Forum Italicum.
The article "A Life Worth Reliving: Vico, Ledda, Taviani" appeared in conference proceedings -
Shaping an Identity: Adapting, Rewriting, and Remaking Italian Culture (Legas Publishing, 2012).
Editorial assistant, Chicago Review 56:1 (2011), on contemporary Italian writing.
My duties included copyediting, proofreading, and translating two essays.
As Instructor (Language) --
ITALLANG 1, 2, 3 (First-Year Sequence)
ITALLANG 21 (Second-Year, First Quarter)
FRENLANG 3 (First-Year, Third Quarter)
As Instructor (Literature) --
FRENCH 132 - Literature, Revolutions, and
Changes in 19th- and 20th-Century France
As Teaching Assistant --
ITALIAN 155 - The Mafia in Society, Film, and Fiction, Prof. Laura Wittman
The course and the TAship were supported by a Teagle Foundation Grant.
At the Stanford Summer Humanities Institute, I have been a teaching
assistant for Prof. Dan Edelstein's course "Revolutions" (2012–2014).
Co-coordinator of the Philosophy & Literature Initiative — 2011 to present
Production manager for Entitled Opinions hosted by Prof. Robert Harrison — 2011 to present
Conference Participation: University of Toronto (2011), CICIS (2012), Stanford (2014)
Other: ESL Tutor, LOT Program, Stanford University, 2010–2011