Rocco Rubini

Romance Languages and Literatures

Rocco Rubini is Assistant Professor in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures. His teaching and research interests include the history of Italian theater, autobiography, Giambattista Vico, political theory from Machiavelli to Gramsci, and the idiosyncratic contribution of Italian thought to the making and unmaking of modernity. His first book is The Other Renaissance: Italian Humanism between Hegel and Heidegger (The University of Chicago Press, 2014).