Wednesday, June 29, 2016

A conversation with Dr. Inga Pierson about Mary Shelley's 1818 novel Frankenstein.

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Dr. Inga Pierson received her PhD in Italian Studies from NYU in 2009.

She has been a Post-doc Fellow in the Humanities at Stanford University where her teaching responsibilities covered interdisciplinary introductory seminars such as “Humans and Machines” and “Epic Journeys, Modern Quests." She was also a Lecturer in Thinking Matters and the Dept. of French and Italian literature.

Previously she was Visiting Assistant Professor at Colgate University in Romance Languages as well as Film and Media Studies. 

She has taught courses in Italian literature, language, and culture as well as film history and media theory. Her book project is entitled Towards a Poetics of Neorealism: Tragedy and Modernism in the Italian Cinema from the Late Fascist-era through the 1950s.

Currently she teaches humanities at Sacred Heart in Atherton, CA.