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Carmen Merolla

Carmen Merolla
Contact Info:
Tufts University
Dept. of Romance Studies
Olin Center 220
180 Packard Avenue
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.0725
Email Lecturer
Senior Lecturer in Italian

Degrees
B.A. Comparative Studies (English and Japanese), Università degli Studi L'Orientale di Napoli, Italy (2001)
M.A. Italian Literature and Culture, Boston College (2009)

Professional Interests and Expertise
Italian contemporary literature, Italian literature of immigration, Italian cinema and "Second generation" Italian artistic production; Teaching language and culture through film, use of technology, smartphone applications and social media in the language class to foster intercultural competences, interdisciplinary approach to language and culture learning; Inclusive Italian; Creation of cultural immersion study abroad programs.

Publications
  • Caleidoscopio, author of the testing program (Pearson, 2014)
  • Interpretazioni, Italian Language and Culture through Film (Georgetown University Press, 2019)