Ph.D. Candidate in French and ItalianFocal Groups:
Philosophy and Literature
Education: A.B., with honors - Comparative Literature, University of Chicago, 2010
Area: late 19th and early 20th century aesthetics and its literary consequences
Activities: Editorial assistant for Chicago Review 56:1 (May 2011) issue on contemporary Italian writing.
Duties included copyediting, proofreading, and translating prose, poetry, and critical essays.
Two translations of mine appear in the volume.
Publications: A review appeared in Philosophy & Literature 35:1 (April 2011).
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).
A review was published in 2012 in the Los Angeles Review of Books. Read the review here.
A more recent review was published in 2013 in Berfrois. Read the review here.
Conference Participation: University of Toronto (May 2011), CICIS (February 2012)
Other: ESL Tutor, LOT Program, Stanford University, September 2010 - June 2011
Graduate student co-coordinator of the Philosophy & Literature Initiative (2011 - present)
Production manager for Entitled Opinions on KZSU hosted by Prof. Robert Harrison (2011 - present)