“I strongly lay claim to imagination, because to us Black women for a long time the possibility of imagination had been negated.”
Giulia Riccò is assistant professor of Italian in the department of Romance languages and literatures at the University of Michigan. Her research and teaching interests include fascism, memory studies, and diaspora studies. She is a cofounder of the Transnational Italian Studies Working Group.
Reimagining Italy through Black Women’s Eyes
By Giulia Riccò
Italy’s past, present, and future are no less marked by race than any other former colonial power. Acknowledging that is only the beginning.