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Christine Ristaino

Senior Lecturer, Italian

Department of French and Italian

North Callaway Center 416



Christine Ristaino, Senior Lecturer & Teacher Trainer, Italian Studies Program (Ph.D. in Italian Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004): Italian Education; Italian cultural studies; cultural acquisition; language pedagogy; the marvelous Baroque; the 'Querelle des Femmes'; and Italian women writers.
Co-author of Lucrezia Marinella and the“Querelle des Femmes” in Seventeenth-Century Italy (Farleigh Dickinson Press, 2008).  Co-author of the first edition of the Italian Virtual Class, volumes 1 & 2 (Emory University Office of Technology Transfer, 2006, 2007), which teaches language through cultural acquisition (Academic Exchange article).  Author of a number of entries, book reviews, book chapters, and articles in Teaching Italian and Italian Culture, Encyclopedia of Italian Literary Studies, Annali d’italianistica, Academic Exchange and Emory Report.  Author of The Little Girl Is Me, a memoir that confronts the topics of violence and discrimination (Emory Report article). Advisor of student mentoring organization, The Waller Scholars Chapter at Emory.  Community-engaged learning partner with five local schools.





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