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Erin Larkin

Associate Professor of Italian
Telephone: (203) 392-6766
Office: Engleman Hall D-176 


Ph.D., Yale University
M.Phil., Yale University
B.A., Yale University

Research interests

Nineteenth and twentieth-century Italian literature and culture, Italian women writers, and Italian film history.

Selected Publications

Il Mio Futurismo: Women of the Italian Avant-garde
. (Manuscript in preparation).

“Benedetta Cappa Marinetti: Between Futurism and Fascism.” Journal of Modern Italian Studies. (Forthcoming).

Selected Presentations

“Between Futurism and Fascism: Benedetta and the making of the new Italian woman.” “Modernist Women and Reactionary Politics” panel. Modernist Studies Association Annual Conference. Las Vegas, NV. (October 2012). 

“Benedetta and the ‘Creation’ of Second Futurism.” Society for Italian Historical Studies panel of the American Historical Association Convention 2011. Boston. (January 2011).

“Benedetta: La volontà eroica and the futurist woman.” Futurisms: Precursors, Protagonists, Legacies. University of Utrecht. (December 2009).

Il Mio Futurismo: Reflections on women and the Italian avant-garde.” Invited conference paper. Futurismo/Futurizm. Avant-Garde in Italy and Russia. Yale University. (November 2009).

Le Futuriste.” Invited talk. Italy at Columbia lecture series. Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America at Columbia University. (October 2009).