The Department of French and Italian

Dylan Gilbert

M.A. in Italian Studies, B.A. in History of Art and Architecture and Russian, Middlebury College

Teaching Assistant, Graduate Student
Dylan Gilbert



Photography, Matera, Anni di piombo, Environmental Disasters, Nuclear Anxieties, Toxicity, Pedagogy


Dylan is a second-year PhD student in Italian Studies. A first-generation college student, he received his BA and MA from Middlebury College in Vermont. After graduation, he received a Fulbright English Teacher Assistantship to Italy where he taught at two high schools in Policoro (Matera), Basilicata. His current research interests explore the impacts of slow and fast violence on the Italian body and land through photography and documentary.

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