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Comparative Literature Program
Dartmouth College
6051 Reed Hall, Room 201
Hanover, NH 03755

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Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone: (603) 646-2912
Fax: (603) 646-9288

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Graziella Parati

Photo of Graziella ParatiProfessor of Italian and Comparative Literature
Ph.D Northwestern University, 1992 "laurea" in English and Scandinavian languages from the Universita' Statale in Milan, Italy
339 Dartmouth Hall
(603) 646-2088

Research Interests

  • 20th century Italian literature and culture; Post colonial studies; Multiculturalism and migrations studies; 19th century Italian literature and history; Italian Film history;
  • Italian American literature, history, and film; Autobiography;Feminist theory and women's writing.

Selected Publications

  • Migration Italy: The Art of Talking Back in A Destination Culture, (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005)
  • Mediterranean Crossroads: Migration Literature in Italy, (Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1999)
  • Public History, Private Stories: Italian Women's Autobiographies, (Minneapolis and London: Minnesota UP, 1996)
  • Special issue of Italian Studies in Southern Africa vol. 8 no. 2, 1995, subtitled Margins at the Center: African Italian Voices
  • She has also edited the following volumes
  • Multicultural Literature in Contemporary Italy (co-edited with Marie Orton)
  • Italian Cultural Studies (co-edited with Anthony Tamburri, Myriam Swennen Ruthenberg, and Ben Lawton)
  • Italian Feminist Theory and Practice: Equality and Sexual Difference (co-edited with Ben Lawton)

Additional Information

  • Professor Parati currently has three Books in Progress:
  • Un-Becoming Fascists: Autobiographical Narratives after WWII.
  • Italian Communities in the Age of Migrations.
  • The Cultures of Migration, co edited with Anthony Tamburri

Last Updated: 3/2/09