The Department of French and Italian

Magda Ivette Collazo Simonet


M.A. in Italian, University of Notre Dame; B.A. in Anthropology, Forensic Science, and Italian Language, Literature, and Culture, Syracuse University

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Magda Ivette Collazo Simonet

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Interests


Luigi Pirandello, Perceptions of Humanity, Theater, Italian cinema, Women's studies, Anthropology, Criminal Justice and Forensics

Biography


Magda was born and raised in Puerto Rico. In 2018, she graduated Syracuse University with a triple major in Anthropology, Forensic Science, and Italian Language, Literature, and Culture. She received the award for Outstanding Achievement in Italian. In 2020, she obtained her M.A. in Italian at the University of Notre Dame, where she taught the language to undergraduate students for two years. During this time, she had the opportunity to travel to Rome and conduct research at the Istituto di studi pirandelliani e sul teatro contemporaneo, in order to complete her M.A. thesis titled: "Il fu Mattia Pascal: Humanity, Corporeality, and Bureaucracy in Pirandello's Narrative."

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  • Department of French and Italian

    University of Texas at Austin
    201 W 21st Street STOP B7600
    HRH 2.114A
    Austin, TX 78712-1800
    512-471-5531