Interview with Massimo Ciavolella

Published: February 28, 2018

“One of the best departments of Comparative Literature in North America…”

In this video interview, Professor Massimo Ciavolella, Professor of Comparative Literature and Italian, Director of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, and 2018 Commencement faculty speaker, answers questions such as: 

  • Are you a UCLA alumnus? If not, where are you from?
  • What attracted you to UCLA’s Department of Comparative Literature?
  • What classes do you teach?
  • What would you say to a prospective student about the Department?