Location: Bowdoin / Davida Gavioli

Italian

Davida A. Gavioli

Senior Lecturer in Italian

Contact Information

dgavioli@bowdoin.edu
207-798-4294
Romance Languages
101 Riley House



Fall 2014

  • Drug Discovery (CHEM 1058)
  • Fundamentals of Biochemistry (CHEM 2310)


Davida Gavioli

Education

Ph. D. in Italian and Comparative Literature, The Pennsylvania State University
Laurea in Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of Bergamo (Italy)

Italian Language
Twentieth-century Italian Literature and Film
Contemporary Literary Theory
Italian, American, and Francophone Women Writers
Gender Theory and Feminist Literary Criticism

Contemporary Italian Women Novelists
The Literature of Migration
Motherhood in cross-cultural perspective
Relationship between Italian, American, and French feminist thought
Minority American Women Writers
North African Women Writers
Foreign Language Teaching and Technology

"Alba de Cespedes' Quaderno proibito and the (Im)possibility of a Maternal Text," Writing Beyond Fascism: Cultural Resistance in the Life and Works of Alba de Cèspedes. Ed. Carole Gallucci, Ellen Nerenberg. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh-Dickinson University Press, 2000.

"'Ma cos'è questa verità storica? ... Una verità convenzionale': Francesca Sanvitale's Il figlio dell'impero," Gendering Fictions: Feminist Revisions of Italian History. Ed. Maria Marotti, Gabriella Brooke. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1999.

"Motherhood." Reader's Guide to Women's Studies. Ed. E. Amico. Chicago and London: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1998.

"Mother-Daughter Relationship." Reader's Guide to Women's Literature. Ed. E. Amico. Chicago and London: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1998.

"Joyce Carol Oates." Reader's Guide to Literatures in English. Ed. Mark Hawkisn-Dady. Chicago and London: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1996.

"In Search of the Mother's Lost Voice: Francesca Sanvitale's Madre e figlia and Carla Cerati's La cattiva figlia," Gendered Contexts : New Perspectives in Italian Cultural Studies. Ed. Laura Benedetti, Julia Hairston and Silvia Ross. New York: Peter Lang, 1996. 201-11.

"A Reversal of Perspective: The Mother's Voice in Edith Wharton's The Mother's Recompense." Rivista annuale dell'Associazione Italiana di Studi Nord-Americani 5 (1994): 65-80.