The George L. Graziadio Center for Italian Studies: Guest Lecture — Dr. Robert Buranello

February 7, 2012

The George L. Graziadio Center for Italian Studies welcomes Dr. Robert Buranello. The title of his lecture is “Moose on the Loose: A Theatrical Representation of the Italian Canadian Experience in Los Angeles.”

Dr. Buranello is an Associate Professor of Italian in the Department of Languages at Chapman University. He received his Ph.D. in Italian Studies from the University of Toronto in 1999. He has taught at the City University of New York, Georgetown University, and the University of Cape Town. He was Distinguished Visiting Professor at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. He is interested in the field of Italian Renaissance literature, from the early Quattrocento to the Seicento, and he has publications spanning Leonardo Bruni to Ferrante Pallavicino. In addition, he has published on the literature of Italian immigration to the United States, Canada, and South Africa.

For more information, please contact the George L. Graziadio Center for Italian Studies (AS 306) at 562.985.1396. Additional contacts: Chair Dr. Clorinda Donato (, and Program Assistant Alessandro Russo (