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Thomas J. Ferraro

Professor of English
English
Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708-0015
421 Chapel Dr., Dept of English, Durham, NC 27708-0015

Selected Presentations & Appearances


Thinking with Billie: A Roundtable on Billie Holiday · November 18, 2018 Invited Talk American Academy of Religion, Denver, CO

with Alexia Williams, Brenna Moore, Vaughn Booker, Jay Carter, Andrea White; Tracy Fessenden, respondent and Katie Lofton, organizer

Memory, History, and Accountability: A Roundtable on Catholic Universities’ Struggle to Come to Terms with Painful Pasts · November 17, 2018 Invited Talk American Academy of Religion, Denver, CO

presiding, with organizing panelist John Seitz of Fordham, and panelists Terrence Johnson of Georgetown, Tia Noelle Pratt of St. Joseph's University, and Andrew Mach of Notre Dame

Beyond Hypocrisy (Keynote for Annual Symposium) · May 21, 2013 Lecture Centro di Studi Americani, Rome
An American Paseo (Keynote for Spanish Association for American Studies) · March 23, 2013 Lecture University of La Laguna, Tenerife, CI
Respondent, "Humor in Discomforting Places" · October 1, 2011 Lecture ASA, Baltimore
Thinking with Billie: A Roundtable on Billie Holiday · November 18, 2018 Invited Talk American Academy of Religion, Denver, CO

with Alexia Williams, Brenna Moore, Vaughn Booker, Jay Carter, Andrea White; Tracy Fessenden, respondent and Katie Lofton, organizer

Memory, History, and Accountability: A Roundtable on Catholic Universities’ Struggle to Come to Terms with Painful Pasts · November 17, 2018 Invited Talk American Academy of Religion, Denver, CO

presiding, with organizing panelist John Seitz of Fordham, and panelists Terrence Johnson of Georgetown, Tia Noelle Pratt of St. Joseph's University, and Andrew Mach of Notre Dame

Beyond Hypocrisy (Keynote for Annual Symposium) · May 21, 2013 Lecture Centro di Studi Americani, Rome
An American Paseo (Keynote for Spanish Association for American Studies) · March 23, 2013 Lecture University of La Laguna, Tenerife, CI
Respondent, "Humor in Discomforting Places" · October 1, 2011 Lecture ASA, Baltimore
Week Long Distinguished Professor's Course (DECLINED) · January 2, 2011 Lecture Santiago Chile
La Cosa Nostra Americana · January 2, 2011 Lecture
Theory-Work: Italianizing the Curriculum · April 14, 2010 Lecture Columbia/Hofstra/NYU
La Cosa Nostra Americana · March 28, 2010 Lecture Elon College
Re-envisioning 'Angels' as the Devil Gets His Due · April 3, 2009 Lecture Cushwa Center, University of Notre Dame
New Perspectives on Italian-American Popular Culture · October 1, 2008 Lecture American Studies Association, Alburquerque
Cultural Studies Between Heaven and Earth · June 1, 2008 Lecture UC/Berkeley
Cultural Studies Between Heaven and Earth · April 1, 2008 Lecture Fordam University

Service to the Profession


External Review Team · December 2011 Other
Series Board, Critical Studies in Italian Americana · January 2, 2011 Other Fordham University Press

Service to Duke


Task Force on Undergraduate Education (University) · 2021 - 2023 Committee Service Duke University,
Academic Program, Chair (University) · 2020 - 2022 Committee Service Duke University,
2030 Task Force: Faculty Advisory Group (University) · 2020 - 2021 Committee Service Duke University,
Academic Program, Member (University) · 2017 - 2022 Committee Service Duke University,