Dr. Paola Gemme
Professor of English
407 West Q St
Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: (479) 968-0487
BA - Foreign College/University
BA - University of Genoa
PHD - Pennsylvania S Univ-Main Camp
Recently Taught Courses
ENGL 1013 - COMPOSITION I
ENGL 1023 - COMPOSITION II
ENGL 2003 - INTRO/WORLD LITERATURE
ENGL 4023 - SECOND LANG ACQUISITION
ENGL 5023 - SECOND LANG ACQUISITION
ENGL 6023 - COMPOSITION THEORY/PRACT
TESL 6023 - LANGUAGE AND SOCIETY
TESL 6143 - TEACHING READING TO ELLS
Dr. Gemme is a cultural historian of American culture in a transnational context. Her research interests include American representations of Italy, diaspora studies, and adoption studies.
“Sentimental Power: Empathy and Nation in Edmondo De Amicis’ Sull’Oceano.” Diaspore italiane--Italy in Movemen: Between Immigration and Historical Amnesia. Conference Proceedings of the Third International Symposium of Diaspore italiane, edited by Giovanna Rocco, 2020, pp. 104-109.
Recent Conference Presentations
“Global Englishes: An Overview of the Field and its Pedagogical Implications,” Universidad del Valle, Guatemala City, Guatemala, June 2022.
“‘Dallas in Prizzi’: American Street Art in Sicily between Cultural Appropriation and Urban Renewal.” Paper presented at the American Studies Association Annual Meeting, October 2021.EXTERNAL LINK DISCLAIMERDr. Gemme's CV