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Professor Piero Garofalo

Cinema Studies

University of New Hampshire

An Associate Professor of Italian Studies and Core Faculty of Cinema Studies at the University of New Hampshire, USA, Piero Garofalo earned his doctorate at the University of California, Berkeley, USA, and teaches in areas of Italian film, history of film, European cultural studies, and Italian studies. His publications include two books on film, Re-viewing Fascism: Italian Cinema, 1922-1943 and Ciak…si parla italiano, as well as numerous articles and book chapters. His recent work in film has focused on the role of film in nation building, the Italian film industry under Fascism, film pedagogy, theoretical challenges to auteurism, and filmic adaptations.