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Skidmore College
World Languages and Literatures
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SmithShirley Smith

Professor of Italian

Office:  Palamountain 435
Phone: (518) 580-5220

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Harvard University
  • M.A., Harvard University, University of Wisconsin (Madison)
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin (Madison)

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Travel writing
  • Contemporary Italian film
  • Women and literature
  • Migrant theory
  • Boccaccio
  • Food
  • Fiction
  • Film