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Jennifer Illuzzi

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Ruane Center for the Humanities 135


Ph.D. - University of Minnesota

Area(s) of Expertise:

Modern European History, Romani populations, Germany, Italy

Awards and Honors:

Summer Seminar: Italy in the Age of the Risorgimento - National Endowment for the Humanities
Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship - University of Minnesota
DAAD Student Grant program - Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst
Fulbright U.S. Student Grant Program: Italy - Institute for International Education

Selected Publications:

Illuzzi, Jennifer. The Language of Human Rights in West Germany by Lora Wildenthal . Human Rights Review, Springer. 15 (1524-8879)

Illuzzi, Jennifer. (2014). Gypsies in Germany and Italy 1861-1914: Lives Outside the Law. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave MacMillan.

Illuzzi, Jennifer. (2010). Negotiating the “State of Exception:” Gypsies’ Encounter with the Judiciary in Germany and Italy, 1860-1914. Social History, Eds. Janet Blackman. Routledge. 35 (4), 418-438.

Recent Presentations:

Illuzzi, Jennifer., Sixteenth Berkshire Conference on the History of Women 2014: Histories on the Edge, Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Toronto, Canada, "Reimagining Colony and Metropole: Images of Italy and Libya during the Italo-Turkish War, 1911-1912". May, 2014.

Illuzzi, Jennifer., European Social Science History Conference, International Institute of Social History, Vienna, Austria, "Questionable Continuities: Pre and Post-War Treatment of "Gypsies" in Germany and Italy". April, 2014.

Illuzzi, Jennifer., German Studies Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, "The 'State of Exception' and the Munich Zigeunerkonferenz of 1911". October, 2013.

Illuzzi, Jennifer., American Historical Association, Chicago, IL, "Paper: The 'Gypsies' of Europe and the Roots of Contemporary Statelessness". January, 2012.

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