TAs / TFs

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Mariya Chokova

Teaching Fellow (Portuguese)

Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-century French, Italian and Portuguese literature; human rights, justice and freedom in world literature; women's writing; feminist theory; gender and sexuality studies; moral philosophy through literature.

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Dalila Colucci

Teaching Assistant (Italian)

Dalila Colucci holds a Ph.D. in Modern Philological and Linguistic Disciplines from the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa and a Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literatures from Harvard. Her research interests lie within modern and contemporary Italian literature, with a close focus on intermediality. ... Read more about Dalila Colucci

John D'Amico

John D'Amico

Teaching Fellow (French)

Dissertation: The Work of Ennui: Studies on Attention in Early French Modernism (Baudelaire, Flaubert and Huysmans).


Maria Dasca Batalla

Teaching Assistant (Catalan)

Office Hours (Spring 2019): Monday and Wednesday 2-3 pm,  Boylston 333

Maria Dasca Batalla received her PhD, from the University of Barcelona on June 2008. She worked as Pre-doctoral Fellow at the University of Barcelona (2001-2006), as a “Maître de langue” and Post-doctoral Fellow at the University of Paris-Sorbonne (2007-2011), as a Visiting Teaching Associate at Brown University (2011-2012), and as a Post-doctoral Fellow at the University Pompeu Fabra (2012-2015). She has also been Visiting Scholar at the Queen Mary College-University of London (2004) and Stanford University (2013). Her teaching experiences involve Catalan Literature and Culture, as well as Catalan and Spanish as a Foreign Language. She has published a number of book chapters and articles for peer-review journals.... Read more about Maria Dasca Batalla

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Emily Epperson

Teaching Fellow (French)

Office Hours (Spring 2018): Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 11-12pm; Ticknor Lounge Mezzanine (Boylston Hall)

Research Interests: French Renaissance literature; national identity; music; poetry.