Erika Conti

Erika Conti

Senior Lecturer in Italian
PhD, Washington University in St. Louis

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  • Monday & Wednesday
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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  • Washington University
    CB 1077
    One Brookings Dr.
    St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

Erika Conti's area of specialization is the Italian literature of the 20th century, in particular personal narratives and collective memories of Fascism and World War II. 

Erika Conti's area of specialization is the Italian literature of the 20th century, in particular personal narratives and collective memories of Fascism and World War II. 

A native of Italy, Erika grew up in the Piedmont region and received her laurea from the University of Milan, where she studied English, Spanish and German languages and literatures. After receiving her PhD in Comparative Literature from Washington University, she joined the department as a lecturer. Erika has been teaching all levels of Italian language, the introductory survey of Italian literature, and courses on Fascism and the Resistance. She also teaches online courses on Italian culture for University College.