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Department of French and Italian
Phyllis Horn-Liparini Adjunct Faculty

(847) 467-0899
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Cristina Lomabardi-Diop

Professor Lombardi-Diop’s interests and expertise lie in colonial discourse analysis from a gendered perspective, travel theory and cultural production, and the emergence of first and second generation African-Italian culture as an Italian “postcolonial” phenomenon. She is the author of numerous essays on Italian colonial and postcolonial literature and culture, and editor of Smuovere il centro (2000) the Italian translation of Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s Moving the Center: The Struggle for Cultural Freedoms, as well as of Gabriella Ghermandi, Regina di perle e fiori. (2007). Her new book, titled Teranga: Ospitalita’, Immigrazione, Cittadinanza will be published by Sinnos in 2009.