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Overview

  • Nicole Gercke is a lecturer in Italian studies in the Department of Classics, Humanities and Italian Studies at UNH. She earned her B.A. in classics from Dartmouth College, her M.A. in Italian studies from Middlebury College and her Ph.D. in Italian studies from Brown University. She comes to UNH from Brown University, where she was a postdoctoral fellow with the Italian Studies Department and the Virtual Humanities Lab, working on digital humanities projects for the Decameron Web, and from Rhode Island College, where she was an adjunct lecturer in Italian studies. Her research focuses on how modern Italian authors characterize, incorporate and reimagine scientific and technological developments in their writings, and how they address the enthusiasm and anxieties that accompany these developments. Other interests include migration studies, translation, the historical avant-gardes and language acquisition. She has been the recipient of several awards including a fellowship from the University of Bologna to explore “Humanism, Neohumanism and Posthumanism in the Media Age.”
  • Teaching Activities

  • Elementary Italian II Taught course 2019
  • Elementary Italian II Taught course 2019
  • Italians Come to America Taught course 2019
  • Adv Conversation&Composition I Taught course 2018
  • Elementary Italian I Taught course 2018
  • Elementary Italian I Taught course 2018
  • Adv Conversation &Compositn II Taught course 2018
  • Elementary Italian II Taught course 2018
  • Italians Come to America Taught course 2018
  • Adv Conversation&Composition I Taught course 2017
  • Elementary Italian I Taught course 2017
  • Elementary Italian I Taught course 2017
  • Education And Training

  • B.A., Dartmouth College
  • M.A., Middlebury College
  • Ph.D. Italian Studies, Brown University
  • Full Name

  • Nicole Gercke