Dartmouth Professor Looks At History Of Fascism During Newport Library Presentation

Apr 26, 2019 211

Dartmouth professor Graziella Parati will look at how fascism began and spread in the early 20th century in a talk at Goodrich Memorial Library in Newport on May 1 at 7 p.m. Her talk, “The Roots of Fascism,” is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public.

Parati will tell the history of fascism and its roots in Italy in 1919, and explore similarities and differences in the fascist regimes of Adolf Hitler and Francisco Franco. Parati is the Paul D. Paganucci Professor of Italian Literature and Language and the Director of the Leslie Center for the Humanities at Dartmouth College. She has published several books in her fields of scholarship, including Public History, Private Stories: Italian Women’s Autobiography; Mediterranean Crossroads: Migration Literature in Italy; Italy and The Cultural Politics of WWI; and Migrants Writers and Urban Space in Italy: Proximities and Affect in Literature and Film. She has published articles that focus primarily on migration issues.

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