College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities

Faculty Bio

Zaczek, Barbara M.

Zaczek, Barbara M.

Position
Professor of Italian

Contact
Office: 716 Strode
Phone: 656-3544
Email: bzaczek@clemson.edu

Education
Ph.D., University of Oregon

Areas of Research:

Contemporary Italian literature and culture; Fascism and World War II in Italian and Eastern European narrative; Collective and individual memory and trauma; Futurism.

Selected Professional Works

Books (Published)

Resisting Bodies: Narratives of Italian Partisan Women (co-authored with R. D'Angelo). Annali d'Italianistica, Studi e Testi (9). Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 2008.

Journal Articles & Book Chapters (Published)

Creating and Recreating Reality with Words: The Decameron and The Women's Decameron in Boccaccio and Feminism. Studi e testi, 8. Chapel Hill, 2006.

The Past Is Not Dead. It's a Bestseller. Confronting the Trauma of the Civil War in Giampaolo Pansa's I nostri giorni proibiti in Negotiating Italian Identities, Annali d'italianistica, 24. Chapel Hill, 2006.

Margherita Sarfatti and the Italian Cultural Nationalism. Co-authored with Catherine Paul in Modernism/modernity. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.