Robin Pickering-Iazzi


Room: Curtin Hall, Room 789
Phone: (414) 229-4382
Curriculum Vitae: pdf (173 kb)


Ph.D., University of Washington

Teaching Interests:

19th and 20th Century Italian literature and culture; cultural and feminist theory.

Research Interests:

Italian literature of the 19th and 20th Century, film, and colonial discourses of the 1930s.

Recent Publications:

Editor, Donne in terza pagina. Racconti di scrittrici italiane 1925-1942 (Novi Ligure: Puntoacapo Editrice, 2010). Pp. 144. Paperpack.

Robin Pickering-Iazzi, Editor and translator, Mafia and Outlaw Stories in Italian Life and Literature, University of Toronto Press, 2007

Robin Pickering-Iazzi, Translator, Suspicion by Laura Grimaldi (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2003). Suspicion is a novel.

"Ways of Looking in Black and White: Female Spectatorship and the Miscege-national Body in Sotto La Croce Del Sud," in Reviewing Fascism: Italian Cinema 1922-1943, edited by Jacqueline Reich and Piero Garofalo (Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2002): 194-219.

Politics of the Visible: Writing Women, Culture, and Fascism, Minnesota University Press, 1997.

Mothers of Invention: Women, Italian Fascism, and Culture, editor, Minnesota University Press, 1995.

Unspeakable Women: Selected Short Stories Written by Italian Women During Fascism, Feminist Press, 1993.

"(En)gendering Testimonial Bodies of Evidence and Italian Antimafia Culture: Rita Atria," Italian Culture 28.1 (March 2010): 21-37.

Unspeakable Women Mothers of Invention Politics of the Visible Suspicion Mafia and Outlaw Stories from Italian Life and Literature Donne in Terza Pagina