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Graduate Student Speaker Series – Featuring Franco Baldasso
Franco Baldasso is Assistant Professor of Italian and Director of the Italian Program at Bard College and co-Director of the Summer School “The Cultural Heritage and Memory of Totalitarianism” at Sapienza University in Rome. His work focuses on the complex relations between Fascism and Modernism, the legacy and memory of political violence in Italy, and the idea of the Mediterranean in modern aesthetics. Baldasso’s last book, Against Redemption: Democracy, Memory, and Literature in Post-Fascist Italy was published in 2022 by Fordham University Press.