Oct 25, 2021  
Graduate Catalog 2009-2011 
    
Graduate Catalog 2009-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Romance Languages


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About the Department

The Department of Romance Languages’ Graduate Division offers MA degrees in French, Italian, and Spanish as a terminal degree or as a preparation for a doctoral program in the respective areas. The Department also offers an MA/TEP (Teacher Education Program) in each language in conjunction with the School of Education. This MA/TEP Program is designed to prepare candidates to teach in elementary and secondary schools. The department enjoys the teaching and scholarship of professors who have acquired high reputation in their respective fields.

Programs and Courses

Romance Languages (French, Italian, Spanish) - MA 

Program for Teachers of Adolescent Education (Grades 7-12) - French, Italian, and Spanish MA

See the School of Education section of this catalog for additional information on admission and program requirements.

Doctor of Philosophy

PhD programs in Romance languages are based at the City University Graduate Center. See the bulletin of the Graduate Center for a description of the PhD programs and a complete list of courses or go to www.gc.cuny.edu/

Administration and Faculty

Department Office:

1341 West
(212) 772-5108

Chair:

Giuseppe Di Scipio
1309 West
(212) 772-5109
giuseppe.discipio@hunter.cuny.edu
Website: http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/~romlang

Graduate Advisers:

French:

Marlène Barsoum
1311 West
(212) 650-3511
mbarsoum@hunter.cuny.edu
 

Francesca Canadè Sautman
1318 West; (212) 772-5103
fsautman@hunter.cuny.edu

Julia Przybos
1327B West
(212) 772-5097
przybos@hunter.cuny.edu

Italian:

Monica Calabritto
1308 West
(212) 772-5098
mcalabri@hunter.cuny.edu
 

Giuseppe Di Scipio
1309 West
(212) 772-5109
gdiscipi@hunter.cuny.edu
 

Paolo Fasoli
1318 West
(212) 772-5129
pfasoli@hunter.cuny.edu
 

Maria Paynter
1312 West
(212) 772-5090
mpaynter@hunter.cuny.edu

Spanish:

Carlos Hortas
1409 West
(212) 772-5009
hortacultr@aol.com
 

Magdalena Perkowska
1319 West
(212) 772-5132
mperkows@hunter.cuny.edu

Graduate advisers Adolescent Education in Romance Languages:

French:

Julia Przybos
1327B West
(212) 772-5097
jprzybos@hunter.cuny.edu
 

Italian:

Maria Paynter
1312 West
(212) 772-5090
mpaynter@hunter.cuny.edu
 

Spanish:

Carlos Hortas
1409 West
(212) 772-5009
hortacultr@aol.com

Magdalena Perkowska
1319 West
(212) 772-5132
mperkows@hunter.cuny.edu

Education Sequence Adviser for Romance Languages:

Jenny Castillo
905 West
(212) 772-4614
jmcastil@hunter.cuny.edu

Faculty

French

Marlène Barsoum, Associate Professor; PhD, Columbia; 19th-Century Literature, Francophone Literature, Autobiography, Travel Narratives

Michéle Bocquillon, Associate Professor; PhD, Cornell; 18th-Century French Literature, Epistolary Novel, Literature and the Arts

Sam DiIorio, Associate Professor; PhD, Penn; Twentieth Century French Literature and the Cinema

Julia Przybos, Professor; PhD, Yale; 19th-Century Literature; Theater, Naturalism, Fin de Siècle

Michael Taormina, Associate Professor; PhD, Columbia; 17th Century French Literature

Francesca Canadè Sautman, Professor; PhD, UCLA; Executive Officer, French Doctoral Program, CUNY Graduate Center; Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Folklore, Women and Gender Studies

Italian

Monica Calabritto, Associate Professor; PhD, CUNY; 16th- and 17th-Century Italian Literature, Italian American Studies, Literature and the Sciences

Giuseppe Di Scipio, Professor and Chair; PhD, CUNY; Middle Ages, Dante and the Renaissance, Folklore

Paolo Fasoli, Associate Professor; PhD, Toronto; Late Renaissance, Baroque and Enlightenment Literatures, Stylistics

Maria Paynter, Professor; PhD, Toronto; 19th-Century to Contemporary Literature, Theory and Criticism

Spanish

Diana Conchado, Associate Professor; PhD, Brown; Literature of the Golden Age

Marithelma Costa, Professor; PhD, CUNY; Medieval Spanish Literature, Modern Latin-American Literature

María Luisa Fischer, Associate Professor; PhD, Boston; Latin-American Poetry

Maria Hernandez-Ojeda, Associate Professor; PhD, Florida State University, (Pen)Insular & Transatlantic Literature

Carlos R. Hortas, Professor; PhD, Yale; Colonial Spanish-American Literature

Magdalena Perkowska-Alvarez, Associate Professor; PhD, Rutgers; Contemporary Latin-American Narrative

Michael Perna, Associate Professor; PhD, Duke; Literature of the Golden Age

Alicia Ramos, Associate Professor; PhD, Pennsylvania; Applied Linguistics, Methodology

 

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