…U Of California, Berkeley…
Sicilian Writers, Curriculum Development, Modern Italian Literature, Language Teaching Methods
Spanish literature, Asturian literature, immigrant studies, emigrant studies English ;literature, French literature. poetry, writing, science and literature
I am currently a professor of German at the University of California at Berkeley.
…U of California, Berkeley…
I head the U.C.B. Shakespeare Program which develops audio-visual/digital materials for the teaching of Shakespeare such as the video documentaries “Shakespeare and the Globe” (distributed by Films for the Humanities),and “Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Restored” and “Shakespeare and the Spanish Connection” (both distributed by TMW Media). In addition to the above-cited web site, “Shakespeare’s Staging,” we have also developed Milton material, such as the documentary “Milton by Himself” (Films for the Humanities) and a website: http://miltonrevealed.berkeley.edu
I hold a Ph.D. in Performance Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, and I study theatrical and liturgical performance in early modern France. Research and teaching themes include theater and drama, age of Louis XIV, Catholic Counter-Reformation, devotional literature, life writing, court culture, material and visual culture, ritual and performance theory, archival research methods.
eighteenth-century studies; novel criticism; gender; cultural history