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Domenica Newell-Amato

Assistant Professor of French and Italian

Office hours for Spring 2013: MTWR 11am - 12 pm and by appointment

Areas of Expertise

  • Language
  • Literature
  • Theatre

Education

PhD in French Literature, Emory University, 2009
Dissertation: “To Speak or Not to Speak? Postcolonial Readings of Silence in Racine’s Theatre.” Advisors: Dr. Dalia Judovitz & Dr. Valérie Loichot
MA in French, Syracuse University, 2002
BA French with Italian minor, Florida State University, 1999

 



Research Interests

▪17th century French theatre, Jean Racine, early modern Orientalism
▪Postcolonial studies, 20th century French and Francophone literature, Caribbean literature
▪Contextualized student-centered learning, innovative uses of technology and multimedia 

Contact Information

Phone: 217-581-8588
Email: dnewellamato@eiu.edu