Jack D'Amico, PhD Professor

Jack D'Amico, PhD

Office: CT 914
Phone: 888-2663
damico@canisius.edu

Office Hours: MW 3:30-4:20 and TR by appointment

Dr. D'Amico's areas of interest, teaching, and publication include Shakespeare, English and Italian Renaissance drama and theater, Machiavelli, Byron, and swimming.

Dr. D'Amico's most recent publications and presentations include: The Moor in English Renaissance Drama, University of South Florida Press, October, 1991, newly available on line, with an excerpt included in Literature Criticism from 1400-1800, ed. Schoenberg & Trudeau, vol. 137 (2007), 342-353. Dr. D'Amico recently presented “Byron and the Carbonari of Ravenna” at the 25thInternational Byron Conference on “Lord Byron and History” held in Missolonghi Greece, September 2009 and presented on “Byron and Naples” at the American Society for 18th Century Studies conference in Vancouver, March 2011. He recently traveled to Naples to study and complete work on a unique Roman theater that includes a pool. An essay on that theater, “Pausilypon: Theater of Pleasure,” appeared in Vol. 45 (nos. 175-176) ofItalian Quarterly. In September, 2011 he attended a production of Christopher Marlowe’s play Dr. Faustus at the Globe Theater in London and plans to teach that play (Spring 2012) as part of a course on Marlowe,Shakespeare and Jonson.