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Dr. Sara E. Diaz

Assistant Professor of the Practice of Italian
o: Canisius Hall Rm 312
p: x2418


Sara E. Diaz earned her Ph.D. in Italian Studies from New York University with a dissertation entitled "'Dietro a lo sposo, sì la sposa piace': Marriage in Dante’s Commedia." Her research focuses on marriage and gender in late medieval and early modern Italian literature. She has published on a number of Italian authors, including Dante and Boccaccio, and recently co-translated Margherita Costa’s 1641 comedy, The Buffoons, for “The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe” series (Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies). She is currently editing and translating Margherita Costa's 1639 Love Letters, again for the OV series.

In addition to teaching all levels of Italian language, literature, and culture, Professor Diaz serves as Fairfield's Coordinator of Italian Language, Faculty Mentor for the Italian Club, and Internship Liaison for the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.

Professor Diaz is serving as the Acting Director of Italian Studies during the 2018-19 and 2019-20 academic years.

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