Irene Hatzopoulos

Credentials: PhD Candidate in Italian

Email: hatzopoulos@wisc.edu

Address:
656 Van Hise Hall

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CURRICULUM VITAE – Irene Hatzopoulos

EDUCATION

  • B.A. with honors in French, Spanish & Italian, University of California Davis, 2009
  • M.A. in Italian, Middlebury College, 2010
  • M.A. in French, Middlebury College, 2011

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Literature from the dopoguerra, Italian film and literature from the 1960s & 1970s, the use of dialects in literature, food culture studies.

DISSERTATION TITLE

The Figure of the Storyteller in the works of Pier Paolo Pasolini

COURSES TAUGHT

  • Italian 101
  • Italian 101 FIG
  • Italian 102
  • Italian 203
  • Italian 204
  • ITA 460-FLAC discussion section
  • ITA 460 (Spring, 2021)
  • ITA 253 grader
  • ITA 254 grader
  • ITA 365 grader

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • “Cultural Mutation: Gennariello, Salò and the Loss of Self.” University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of French and Italian Research Seminar, September 2020.
  • “Directorial Voice and Social Representation in Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Comizi d’amore.” North East Modern Language Association Conference. Boston, MA, March 2020.
  • “Pier Paolo Pasolini e La Ricotta (1963).” Guest Lecture, World Languages 3390: “Voyage to Italy: Framing Italian Cinema and Society” Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX.  February 2020.
  • “Cultural Mutation: Gennariello, Salò and the Loss of Self.” North East Modern Language Association Conference. Washington, DC, March 2019.
  • “Shedding ‘Skin’ and Reclaiming Identity in Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Teorema.” University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of French and Italian Graduate Symposium, April 2018.
  • “Levi e Vittorini: Anti-Fascism, Resistance and Writing.” Guest Lecture, LitTrans 254: Literature of Modern Italy—Existentialism, Fascism, Resistance. University of Madison-Wisconsin, Department of French and Italian, October 2018.
  • “Directorial Voice and Social Representation in Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Comizi d’amore.” University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of French and Italian Research Seminar, April 2017.
  • “Né carne né pesce: la non-assimilazione nella poetica di John Fante.” American Association for Italian Studies Conference, special panel on John Fante. Boulder, CO, March 2015
  • “Né carne né pesce: the poetics of non-assimilation in John Fante.” University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of French and Italian Graduate Symposium, March 2015.”
  • “Le dinamiche spaziali: il lutto in L’oro di Napoli.” Midwest Modern Language Association Conference, Detroit, MI, November 2014.
  • “Le dinamiche spaziali: il lutto in L’oro di Napoli.” Middlebury College at Mills Inaugural Graduate Student Conference Series. Oakland, CA, July 2014.

PUBLICATIONS

  • “Cultural Mutation: Gennariello, Salò and the Loss of Self.” Forthcoming from Vernor Press.

AWARDS

  • Alfred and Isabella Panzini Galpin Italian Scholarship, 2019 – Selected by the faculty of the Department of French and Italian at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to receive this award for leadership in the profession as a graduate student in Italian.
  • Campus-Wide TA Awards: Exceptional Service, 2018 – Nominated by FRIT Faculty for Exceptional Service in the Department of French and Italian.
  • Karl George Bottke Scholarship, 2018 – Selected by the faculty of the Department of French and Italian at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to receive this award for excellence in teaching and service.
  • Campus-Wide TA Awards: Capstone Ph.D Teaching Award, 2017 – Nominated by FRIT Faculty in recognition of excellent teaching throughout UW Madison tenure.
  • Eunice Clark Smith French Scholarship, 2017 – Selected by the faculty of the Department of French and Italian at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to receive this award for excellence in teaching.
  • Alfred and Isabella Panzini Galpin Italian Scholarship, 2016 – Selected by the faculty of the Department of French and Italian at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to receive this award for excellence in teaching.
  • Honored Instructor Award, 2014 – Recognized by students living in University Housing for having made a significant impact on their educational experience.