Lisa Sarti

Assistant Professor, Modern Languages

Lisa Sarti received her Laurea degree in Modern Languages from the University of Florence, Italy, and her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the Graduate School of The City University of New York. Her main field of research is fin-de-siècle visual culture, fiction, and the performing arts. She has published articles on Arrigo Boito, Melodrama, Female artists of the Cafè Chantant, American musical theater, and Pirandello’s storytelling and theatre, as well the cinematic adaptation of his short stories.
Before coming to BMCC, Professor Sarti taught Italian language and literature in the Department of Romance Languages at Hunter College and was a Preceptor in the Department of French and Italian at Princeton University.