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Gabriella Brooke

Professor

Department of Modern Languages
E. 502 Boone Ave.
AD Box 046
Spokane, WA 99258-0046

Phone: 313-6655

Office Location
CG 338

Office Hours

Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00
Wednesday 1:00-2:00
& by appointment

Professor Brooke holds a degree as translator from the University of Trieste, Italy,1967, M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Gonzaga University,1982,  M.A. in Romance Languages from the University of Washington,1988, and M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Eastern Washington University, 1991. Her main areas of interest are Italian Women Writers, the Italian Historical Novel, and Literary translation. Professor Brooke is the author of The Words of Bernfrieda, a historical novel set in Southern Italy at the time of the Norman conquest, EWU Press, 1999. She is co-editor, with Dr. Maria Marotti  of a collection of essays on the historical novel written by women Gendering Italian Fiction: Feminist Revisions of Italian History, Associated University Presses,1999. Professor Brooke translated The Words of Bernfrieda into Italian, for Italian publisher Sellerio, with the title Le parole di Bernfrieda, Palermo, 2001. 

 
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Stefania Nedderman

Associate Professor, Director Italian Program

Department of Modern Languages
502 E. Boone Ave.
AD Box 046
Spokane, WA 99258-0046

Phone: 313-3603

Office Location
CG 342

Office Hours

Monday, Wednesday 10:00-11:00; 1:00-2:00
& by appointment

Born in Sossano (Vi), Italy, Professor Nedderman transferred to the U.S. in 1978. She received her Ph.D. in Romance Languages from the University of Oregon in 1993. Before joining the Modern Languages Department at GU in 1995, she was the supervisor for all first year Spanish courses at the University of Oregon. She also taught for one year at the University of South Dakota. Her areas of interest are Spanish and Italian Renaissance and Baroque Literature. She has delivered several papers on the subject. Her research interest extends to Modern Italian writers. Her article "Trascolorare. Metamorphoses in Rosetta Loy's Le Strade di polvere" appears in Gendering Italian Fiction: Feminist Revisions of Italian History. Her current research focuses on Early Modern Spanish mystics. She has directed both the Cuernavaca and Granada programs and is serving on the Women's Studies Advisory Board.

 
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Torunn Haaland
Assistant Professor

Department of Modern Languages
E. 502 Boone Ave.
AD Box 045
Spokane, WA 99258-0046

Phone: 313-3898

Office Location
CG 340

Office Hours
Wednesday 3:00-4:00 in CG 340
Tuesday 5:00 to 7:00 Coughlin Hall
& by appointment

   

Professor Haaland holds undergraduate degrees in Italian and Social Anthropology from the University of Oslo, and a BA in Media Studies from the University of Wales, Cardiff. She completed an MA and PhD in Modern Italian Studies at the University of Indiana. Her publications include articles on Italian cinema and culture as well as a book titled Italian Neorealist Cinema. Edinburgh University Press, 2012.

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