Pickering-Iazzi in Netflix’s How to Become a Mob Boss

Congratulations to Prof. Robin Pickering-Iazzi (Italian and Comparative Literature), who was interviewed as part of the Netflix docuseries How to Become a Mob Boss, which was released November 14, 2023. Look for her multiple appearances in episode 3, “Dominate Through Terror,”… Read more

Momcilovic Discusses Zombies on Central Time

  On October 23, Dr. Drago Momcilovic (Comparative Literature and Global Studies) was a guest during the call-in show “Central Time” on the Ideas Network, answering questions about COMPLIT 135, Experiencing Literature in the 21st Century: Zombie Metaphors, as well… Read more

Dante’s Inferno at the Fountain

Students in ITALIAN 333: Dante’s Divine Comedy in Translation acted out a circle of Dante’s Inferno on Monday, September 18. Dante students acted the roles of the Inferno’s hoarders and squanderers, pushing boulders (aka yoga balls) around the Curtin Hall fountain and demanding,… Read more

Pickering-Iazzi in conversation on her latest translation

On September 20, Prof. Robin Pickering-Iazzi had the opportunity to engage in a lively online conversation of her translation of Maria Rosa Cutrufelli’s Tina, Mafia Soldier with Chiara Durrazini (Boston Italian Theater Company), Juliet Grames (Soho Press), and Cutrufelli through I Am… Read more

Join the Global Student Alliance!

The Global Student Alliance is a student organization of both undergraduate and graduate students with a mission to cultivate a vibrant and inclusive community of students dedicated to fostering global awareness, cross-cultural understanding, and sustainable change within our college campus… Read more

Robin Pickering-Iazzi on the Italian Radio Hour

On May 4, Prof. Robin Pickering-Iazzi participated in a video interview about her published translation of the non-fiction novel Tina, Mafia Soldier on The Italian Radio Hour of the Istituto Mondo Italiano, now available on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and other platforms.

2023 UWM Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Congratulations to all of the 2023 inductees to Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society from UWM, including those from the Department of Global Studies: