Luca Peretti is Visiting Assistant Professor in Contemporary Italian Studies at Ohio State University, USA. He works on film history, non-fiction cinema, Jewish Italian culture, and Italian intellectual history. He co-edited Immagini di piombo: Cinema, storia e terrorismi in Europa (2014) and has published for, among others, Senses of Cinema, The Italianist: Film Issue, and Cinema e storia. He is also a freelance journalist. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Karen T. Raizen is Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian at Bard College, USA. Her research focuses mainly on aesthetics and language in baroque opera and theater; her current book project explores the diffusion and evolution of the figure of Pulcinella from the Commedia dell’Arte tradition. Her publications have appeared in I Tatti Studies, Italica, and Senses of Cinema, among others. She also works as a translator and editor. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.