Valeria Forte, Ph.D.

Dr. Valeria Forte, professor of Italian Language and Literature, has taught at the University of Dallas since fall 2002. Her academic expertise combines two major areas of research: literature and archeology. Her fields of interest are Italian and Classic Literature, Jewish Studies, and Mediterranean Archeology.

Areas of Expertise

Her expertise combine two major areas of research: literature and archeology.

Education

  • Ph.D., Humanities: Literature. University of Texas at DallasM.A. Anthropology, University of Texas at Arlington
  • M.A. Spanish, University of Texas at Arlington
  • B.A. Spanish and Classics, University of Texas at Arlington

Academic Appointments

  • Affiliate Instructor of Italian

Recent Courses

  • Advanced Communication in Italian (MIT3323)
  • Italian Literary Tradition II (MIT3322)
  • Italian Literary Tradition I (MIT3321)
  • Second Year Italian II (MIT2312)
  • Second Year Italian I (MIT2311)
  • First Year Italian II (MIT1302)
  • First Year Italian I (MIT1301)
  • Italian Language and Culture (MIT1101)
  • Independent Research (MIT4V51)

Selected Publications

  • Etruscan Origins and Italian Nationalism. Studia Europaea, vol. 1 (2011).
  • Martin Buber's Response to the Historical and Cultural Context of the First World War. Studia Europaea vol. 4 (2009).

Presentations

  • The Eternity of Leopardis Poetry Rome Walking Tours Lectures Series Fall 2012.