Tiziana Serafini

Associate Teaching Professor, Italian

Tiziana Serafina 1


M.A., University La Sapienza in Rome; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., University Ca’ Foscari in Venice

Research Profile

Tiziana Serafini received her Master’s degree in American and German Literature from the University La Sapienza in Rome, her Ph.D.  in Italian Literature from the University of California, Los Angeles, and her Master’s degree in the Teaching of Italian as a Foreign Language from the University Ca’ Foscari in Venice. She has taught Italian language and culture at several institutions such as the University of California, Los Angeles, the University of Southern California, Santa Monica College, and Los Angeles City College. Prior to joining the University of Notre Dame, she was the Director of the Italian Language Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has published articles on the Promessi Sposi (2003), the Stil Novo Poetry (2005), Andrea Zanzotto (2008). She contributed to the translation of works by New York and Chicago poets in Nuova Poesia Americana – New York (2013) and Nuova Poesia Americana – Chicago. She also coordinated the Florio Italian-English Dictionary trancription project (2013).

Contact Information

116 Decio Faculty Hall

Mailing Address: 
University of Notre Dame
Department of Romance Languages & Literatures
343 O'Shaughnessy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556