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Ph.D. Candidate in Italian | Dey 219

At UNC Since 2017


M.A., Teaching Italian as a Foreign Language, University for Foreigners of Siena, Italy.
M.A., Foreign Languages for International Communication, L’Orientale University, Naples, Italy.
B.A., Modern Foreign Languages, L’Orientale University, Naples, Italy


Giuseppina Gemboni is a fourth year Ph.D. student in Italian Studies, Department of Romance Studies, at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. Giuseppina’s research focuses on 20th and 21st-century Italian literature, Postcolonial Studies, Cultural Studies, and Second Language Acquisition Theories.

Recent Conferences

  • Carolina Conference for Romance Studies (2021)


  • Armida Marconi Falvo Graduate Award in Italian Studies 2021

Courses Taught

  • ITAL 101, Elementary Italian I
  • ITAL 102, Elementary Italian II
  • ITAL 203, Intermediate Italian I
  • ITAL 204, Intermediate Italian II
  • ITAL 340  Italian America in Literature & Film