Dr. Wanda Balzano

 

Associate Professor
Office: Tribble A113
Phone: (336) 758-3758
Email: balzanow@wfu.edu

 

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Education:

  • Ph.D.: University College Dublin (National University of Ireland)
  • M.A.: University College Dublin (National University of Ireland)
  • B.A.: Istituto Universitario Orientale (University of Naples, Italy)

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  • WGS 101: Window on Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • WGS 221: Introduction to Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • WGS 221 (International): WGS 221: Introduction to WGS: Italy and the U.S.
  • WGS 320: Feminist Theory and Practice
  • WGS 321: Gender and the Foreigner in a Transnational World
  • WGS 377: Irish Women in Writing and Film
  • WGS 377: Gendered Connections: Italy and the Anglo-American Imagination
  • Feminist Critical Theory
  • Gender and Religion in Irish Literature and Film
  • Gendered representations in Comparative Literature
  • Cross-cultural intersections of women ’s writing with Art,
  • Folklore, Film, the Classics, Philosophy, and Religion
  • Women of the Mediterranean

Books:

  • The Veiled Subject: Women and Religion in Irish Literature (Irish Academic Press) forthcoming
  • Writing Exile: Women, the Arts, and Technologies (special issue of the international Anglistica: An Interdisciplinary Journal, issue 17, no.1) edited with Silvana Carotenuto, 2013.
  • Irish Postmodernisms and Popular Culture, edited with Anne Mulhall and Moynagh Sullivan. London & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. More Information
  • Irish Feminisms, Special Issue of the Irish Review (35), edited with Moynagh Sullivan, 2006.

Recent Articles:

  • “Gendering the Foreigner in Emer Martin’s novels,” in Literary Visions of Multicultural Ireland (ed. Pilar Villar-Argáiz), Manchester University Press, 2015.
  • “Abroad and at Home: The Question of the Foreigner in Kate O’Brien’s Mary Lavelle,” in Writing Modern Ireland (ed. Catherine Paul), Clemson University Press, 2015.
  • “Culture, Politics, and Human Rights in Waiting for Godot,” in In Dialogue with Godot (ed. Ranjan Ghosh), Lexington Books, Rowman and Littlefield, 2015.
  • “Views from Elsewhere: Oeuvres of Female Displacement” (with Silvana Carotenuto), in Writing Exile: Women, the Arts, and Technologies (Anglistica: An Interdisciplinary Journal, issue 17, no.1), 2013.
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