Erik Scaltriti

Italian Graduate Teaching Associate
Graduate Students



Erik Scaltriti acts as Teaching Assistant for Italian Cinema 2053 (GE Visual Performing Arts and Diversity Global Studies) and teaches Italian Language Courses. He also taught courses on visual literacy, film production, and media broadcasting in Italy.

His long experience as a filmmaker has inspired his Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in Film Studies. His interests include Italian Visual Culture and Film History, Postcolonial Theory and Representation of Migration, Political Thought, and Documentary Theory.

Within his production, the documentaries:

"Eclats Of Africa" (2012) "A Day of Resistance" (2010) "Leaning Left" (2008) "The Seasons of Campotrera" (2008) "Ask the Dust..." (2004)  

Areas of Expertise
  • Italian Visual Culture and Political Thought
  • Film Studies and Documentary Theory
  • Postcolonial Theory and Migration Studies
  • B.A., Philosophy, University of Bologna, 1999, summa cum laude
  • M.A., Italian Studies, The Ohio State University, 2017
  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University, (in progress)

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