Elvira G. Di Fabio
Senior Preceptor in Romance Languages and Literatures (Italian)
Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies
On sabbatical leave Spring 2020
As Senior Preceptor, I coordinate and administer the Italian language program here at Harvard. I teach 3 courses a year, usually at the advanced language/culture level, and sometimes teach a Freshman Seminar on Romance foodways. My interests include: Italian Phono-Morphology; Italian Comic Cinema; Literary Translation; Italian American Literature; comparative Romance linguistics and food cultures; Professional Development and Teacher Preparation. I am also active in the professional development of teachers of Italian at the secondary and middle school levels. Write if you have any questions.
Academic Degrees: B.A., Boston University; M.A., Boston College; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University
Research Interests: Italian Phono-Morphology; Literary Translation; Language across the Disciplines; Professional Development and Teacher Preparation
Undergraduates, get information on Plans of Study for an Italian Concentration.