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Matteo Benassi
Instructor of Italian

Taught classes at all levels: 

  • Elementary Italian (ITA 101, ITA 102)
  • Intermediate Italian (ITA 201)
  • Italian Conversation and Composition (ITA 300)
  • Italian Culture (ITA 263)
  • Created and taught the Italian Cinema class (ITA335), with a focus on immigration and diversity.
  • Co-Director of the Italy Study Abroad Progam Italy Past and Present.
Contact Information
matteo.benassi@uky edu
1451 Patterson Office Tower
Ph.D. in Italian, Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey (2020)
Research Interests
  • 20th & 21st Century Italian Poetry
  • Film Studies
  • Translation and Interpretation
  • The Intersection between Literature and Society
  • posthumanism
  • Modern & Classical Languages Literatures & Cultures
  • Italian
  • International Film Studies
  • AAIS - American Association for Italian Studies