Lauretta De Renzo-Huter

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  • Title: Senior Instructor II
  • Additional Title: First Year Italian Supervisor
  • Phone: 541-346-4039
  • Office: 216 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Wednesday 10:00-10:50 and 1:00-1:50 or by appointment

Degrees, years, and locations

Laurea in Lingue e Letterature Starniere Moderne, 1988, Università di Torino, Italy M.A. Comparative Literature, 1992, University of Oregon, Ph. D. Comparative Literature, 2001, University of Oregon

Research and teaching interests

Language pedagogy; twentieth- century Italian Literature; pre-modernist Italian Literature; feminist theory, contemporary Italian theater.

Courses taught

First- and Second-Year Italian Esssentials of Italian Survey of Italian Literature: 19th and 20th Century Survey of Italian Literature: Baroque and Illuminism Seminar : Carlo Emilio Gadda Seminar: Between Romanticism and Modernism: The Experience of the Scapigliatura Milanese, spring 2005 Seminar: Dario Fo e il teatro italiano contemporaneo Spring 2009


"La Milano ironica dei Promessi Sposi." Romance Languages Annual VII (1995): 239-244. "I dodici abati di Challant: The Metabolized Middle Ages," Gendering Italian Fiction: Feminist Revisions of Italian History. Maria Ornella Marotti and Gabriella Brooke Eds. Madison and Teaneck: Farleigh Dickinson University Press, 1999.137-147.