Davida Gavioli

Senior Lecturer in Italian

Research Interests

  • 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

Teaching Interests

  • Italian Language
  • Twentieth-century Italian Literature and Film
  • Contemporary Literary Theory
  • Italian, American, and Francophone Women Writers
  • Gender Theory and Feminist Literary Criticism
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  • PhD, Italian and Comparative Literature, Pennsylvania State University
  • Laurea, Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of Bergamo