Research Summary & Bio
Dr Francesca Calamita is Associate Professor, General Faculty, and Director of the Undegraduate Programs in Italian Studies as well as Director of UVa in Siena and UVa in Florence. She is an affiliate faculty member of the Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality and currently she also serves as College Fellow in the Engagements.
Ph.D.: The Johns Hopkins University, Italian, Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures (2007)
B.A.: Smith College, Italian and Government, Cum Laude, Department of Italian Languages and Literatures and Department of Government (2000)
- Italian Children’s Literature, Media, and the History of Childhood in Italy
- Film Adaptation and Italian Cinema and Television
- Italian American Studies
- Italian-Language Pedagogy
University of Virginia
Anne Garland Mahler
I am an Associate Professor of Brazilian film and television in the Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese, and I hold an affiliate appointment in the Department of Media Studies. I also serve as the Director of the Portuguese Program, and I am the current Director of the Latin American Studies Program and the Co-Director of the Americas Center / Centro de las Américas.