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Barbara M. Zaczek, Ph.D.

Barbara M. Zaczek, Ph.D.

Professor of Italian

Department of Languages

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.

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