Loyola University Chicago

Modern Languages and Literatures

Faculty & Staff Directory

Dennis Martinez

Title/s:  Lecturer

Office #:  CC108A

Phone: dmartinez2@luc.edu


  • A.B.D. Indiana University, Bloomington (Romance Languages and Literatures)
  • M.A. Middlebury College (Italian)
  • B.A. University of Arizona (Psychology and Italian)

Research Interests

· 20th Century Italian Prose

· 20th Century Italian Poetry

· 20th Century Italian theatre

· 20th Century Latin American Literature

· Italian Cinema

· 18th Century Italian Theatre

· Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature

Professional & Community Affiliations

· Director of Italian Study Abroad, Louisiana State University 2005

· Assistant to the Director, Scuola Italiana, Middlebury College 1998-2003

Courses Taught

· Major Authors in Translation: Dante

· European Masterpieces: Petrarca, Boccaccio and Machiavelli

· Italian through Film and Literature

· Contemporary Italian Writers: Pirandello, Scascia and Calvino

· 19th and 20th Century Italian Writers