My piece in Public Books on Igiaba Scego’s Beyond Babylon.
“Black, Jewish, and Italian: Intersections in Igiaba Scego and Claudio Magris” for the Columbia University Seminar in Modern Italian Studies, New York, December 13th, 2019 (upcoming).
“From Franz Kafka to Pietro Grossi: What Italian Talking Animals Reveal about the Human Crisis” for “Talking Animals in Modern and Contemporary Italian Literature” at NeMLA (Northeast Modern Languages Association) in Washington D.C., March 2019.
“Scego, Sausages, Jewish Italy, and Us” for the panel “Teaching Scego” at AAIS (American Association of Italian Studies) at Wake Forest, N.C., March 2019.
“Ferrante as Jewish Author” for “Form and Genre in Recent and Contemporary Jewish Literature” at the ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) conference in Los Angeles, April 2018.
Names, Mediation, and Italian Literature in Emila Galotti: From Dante’s Galeotto to Lessing’s Galotti, Lessing Yearbook/Jahrbuch. XLIII (2016):161-182.