Luca Peretti

Luca Peretti

Luca Peretti

Visiting Assistant Professor in Italian

218 Hagerty Hall
1775 College Rd.
Columbus, OH

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Office Hours

Autumn 2019: Monday 11:00-12:00 pm, Wednesday 2:00-3:00 pm, and by appointment

Areas of Expertise

  • Italian media
  • Film history
  • Non-fiction cinema


  • Ph.D., Yale University, 2018
  • M.A., UCL, 2009

Luca Peretti researches and teaches Italian media, film history, non-fiction cinema, Jewish Italian culture, and Italian cultural history. He is also affiliate faculty in the Film Studies Program.

He co-edited a volume on terrorism and cinema (in Italian) and, with Karen T. Raizen, "Pier Paolo Pasolini, Framed and Unframed: A Thinker for the Twenty-First Century" (Bloomsbury Academics, 2019). His work has appeared in, among others, "Senses of Cinema", "The Italianist: Film Issue", "Historical Materialism", "Comunicazioni Sociali", "Quest. Issues in Contemporary Jewish History". He is on the editorial board of "Zapruder World. An International Journal for the History of Social Conflict" and "Cinema e Storia". In the past, he held a position as video-archivist and researcher for the Italian Museum of the Shoah and worked as an organizer of film festivals. He also maintains an active role as journalist, collaborating with newspapers and magazines.

At OSU he taught Italian language, an undergraduate class on media and migration, a General Education course (spring 2019) and a graduate class on transnational Italian cinema (spring 2019).

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