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Robert Bucci

M.A. in Italian Literary and Cultural Studies, University of Connecticut

2014-15 OGS Recruitment Fellow
Robert Bucci

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Biography

Robert was born and raised in Cranston, RI.  In 2012, he obtained his B.A. in Italian and Philosophy, with a minor in History, from Iona College in New Rochelle, NY.  While at Iona, he had the opportunity to study in Rome and, over the course of two subsequent summers, went on to serve as the assistant on-site coordinator for the college's Rome study abroad program.  He received his M.A. in Italian Literary and Cultural Studies from the University of Connecticut in 2014.  At UConn, he taught Italian language classes as well as courses on Italian culture and literature.  He arrived in Austin in Fall 2014 to pursue his doctoral studies.

Interests

Dante, Medieval and Early Modern Italian Literature, Leopardi, Aesthetics, Relationship between Language and Power
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