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Paganucci Chair of Italian Languages and Literature.
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.
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
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: 8/16/11