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Sheryl Lynn Postman

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Dr. Sheryl Lynn PostmanProfessor of Spanish & Italian
  • CollegeCollege of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • DepartmentWorld Languages and Cultures Department
  • Phone(978) 934-4293
  • EmailSheryl_Postman@uml.edu

Research Interests

19th/20th century Spanish (Spain) literature; Contemporary Italian literature; Italian American literature; Comparative Spanish and Italian literature; medieval literature in the modern world.

Education

  • Ph D: Spanish Literature, (1986), State University of New York at Albany - Albany, NY
    Supporting Area: Contemporary Italian Literature
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Variantes de un tema b?blico en dos novelas de Miguel
  • MA: Spanish, (1976), State University of New York at Albany - Albany, NY
  • BA: Spanish, (1974), Rider College - Trenton, NJ

Awards and Honors

  • Language Department Teaching Award (2001), Teaching
  • Language Department Teaching Award (2000), Teaching
  • Phi Sigma Iota (1990)
  • Sigma Delta Pi (1976)

Publications

  • Postman, S.L. (2016) "Everyone wants to go to paradise, but… in Giose Rimanelli’s Peccato originale," pp. 0014585816669937
  • Postman, Sheryl L; Tamburri, Anthony Julian, . (2016) "Re-reading Rimanelli in America : six decades in the United States," Bordighera Press
  • Postman, S.L. (2014) "A Long Night’s Journey into Day: Giose Rimanelli’s Tiro al piccione," Rivista di studi italiani anno xxxii:n.1 pp. 25
  • Postman, S.L. (2014) "Giose Rimanelli’s Tiro al piccione," The Literary Encyclopedia pp. 20
  • Postman, S.L. (2014) "Giose Rimanelli: A literary biography," The Literary Encyclopedia pp. 15
  • Postman, S.L. (2012) "An Italian Writer's Journey through American Realities: Giose Rimanelli's English Novels: 'The Most Tormented Decade of America: The 60s'," pp. 152
  • Postman, S.L. (2012) "Lost in the Dark Woods of the Past: Giose Rimanelli’s “La terra dei padri”," Incontri culturali e cinematografici transoceanici pp. 25
  • Postman, S.L. (2011) "La ignorancia no es la felicidad: Las guerras de nuestros antepasados de Miguel Delibes ," Letras de Deusto 41:132 pp. 25
  • Postman, S.L. (2010) "Un camino fuera de las tinieblas en Las Ratas ," Cátedra Miguel Delibes pp. 25
  • Postman, S.L. (2010) "Un viaje infernal que jam s termina : los diarios de Miguel Delibes,"
  • Postman, S.L. (2009) "A Cracked Mirror, A Fragmented History and A Path that Always Comes Back to the Beginning: Giose Rimanelli’s Benedetta in Guysterland," Forum Italicum 41:no. 1 pp. 32
  • Postman, S.L. (2007) "A Cracked Mirror, a Fragmented History and a Path That Always Comes Back to the Beginning: Giose Rimanelli's Benedetta in Guysterland," Forum Italicum 41:1 pp. 79-110
  • Postman, S.L. (2007) "From the Beginnings to the End: Giose Rimanelli's Il viaggio," Rivista di Studi Italiani 22:2 pp. 141-163
  • Postman, S.L. (2006) "Las reliquias de un pasado innoble en El tesoro de Miguel Delibes," Letras de Deusto 36: pp. 25
  • Postman, S.L. (2004) "From the Beginnings to the End: Giose Rimanelli’s Il viaggio ," Rivista di studi italiani anno xxii:no. 2 pp. 23
  • Postman, S.L. (2004) "22 x 2/2 = 3: Medieval Hieroglyphics in Giose Rimanelli's Molise, Molise," Cuadernos de Literatura Inglesa y Norteamericana 7:1-2 pp. 73-96
  • Postman, S.L. (2004) "El camino de lo universal a través de lo típico: el viaje de Lorenzo en los Diarios de Miguel Delibes ," Crítica Hispánica XXVI:no. 1&2 pp. 20
  • Postman, S.L. (2004) "El dominio del orbe de Caína en la contemporaneidad de El disputado voto del señor Cayo de Miguel Delibes ," Castilla 28-29: pp. 21
  • Postman, S.L. (2004) "El dominio del orbe de Caína en la contemporaneidad de El disputado voto del señor Cayo de Miguel Delibes ," Castilla 28-29: pp. 23
  • Postman, S.L. (2003) "En la encrucijada del camino: El viaje an mico en La partida de Miguel Delibes," Analecta Malacitana: Revista de la Secci?n de Filolog?a de la Facultad de Filosof?a y Letras 26:1 pp. 131-145
  • Postman, S.L. (2001) "Is It Real or Is It Fiction? The Dimorphous World of Giose Rimanelli in Familia," Italian Culture 19:2 pp. 103
  • Postman, S.L. (2001) "Road Signs Down a Path of non sequiturs in Giose Rimanelli's Graffiti," Rivista di Studi Italiani 19:1 pp. 246-262
  • Postman, S.L. (2000) "Crossing the Acheron : a study of nine novels by Giose Rimanelli,"
  • Postman, S.L. (1999) "La Donna angelicata en Diario de un cazador de Miguel Delibes, o como me pone negro esta mujer," Nemla Italian Studies 23-24: pp. 147-169
  • Postman, S.L. (1998) "Giose Rimanelli's Il mestiere del furbo: A Literary Trek (Trick) through the Stars," Rivista di Studi Italiani 16:1 pp. 316-330
  • Postman, S.L. (1996) "A Bridge to America: Giose Rimanellis Tragica America," Italian Culture 14:1 pp. 337
  • Postman, S.L. (1996) "El imperfecto y el pret rito en El camino de Miguel Delibes," Annali Istituto Universitario Orientale, Napoli, Sezione Romanza 38:1 pp. 163-171
  • Postman, S.L. (1995) "A Voyage of the Mind as 'diversivo' through Giose Rimanelli's Biglietto di terza," Rivista di Studi Italiani 13:2 pp. 29-41
  • Postman, S.L. (1995) "Un viaje del alma por la primera novela de Miguel Delibes," Castilla: Estudios de Literatura 20: pp. 159-166
  • Postman, S.L. (1994) "From Amorphous Nuances to Specific Visions: The Use of Memory in Ferdinando Camon's The Fifth Estate," Rivista di Studi Italiani 12:1 pp. 91-100
  • Postman, S.L. (1993) "To Hell and Back: Marco Laudato's Journey in Giose Rimanelli's Tiro al piccione," Forum Italicum 27:1-2 pp. 251-261
  • Rimanelli, M., Postman, S.L. (1992) "The 1891 New Orleans lynching and U.S.-Italian relations : a look back,"
  • Postman, S.L. (1991) "An Hypnogogic Journey Through Time In Giose Rimanelli's Una posizione sociale," Rivista di Studi Italiani 9:1-2 pp. 28-42
  • Postman, S.L. (1989) "El mundo sagrado en El camino de Miguel Delibes," Analecta Malacitana: Revista de la Seccion de Filologia de la Facultad de Filosofia y Letras 12:2 pp. 223-232
  • Postman, S.L. (1989) "Jane, la mujer providencial de Pedro en La sombra del cipr s es alargada de Miguel Delibes," Epos: Revista de Filologia 5: pp. 237-244
  • Postman, S.L. (1987) "Variantes de un tema b blico en dos novelas de Miguel Delibes," Dissertation Abstracts International 47:10 pp. 3769-3769

Presentations

  • Giose Rimanelli: Casacalenda corpo e cuore del suo essere - Biblioteche aperte: Molise d'autore: Incontro con lo scrittore Giose Rimanelli, May 2012 - Casacalenda (Molise), Italy
  • Lost in the Dark Woods of the Past: Giose Rimanelli's La terra dei padri - The American Association of Teachers of Italian, May 2009 - Erice (Sicily), Italy
  • The Long and Winding Road in Giose Rimanelli's The Three-Legged One - American Association of Italian Studies, May 2008 - Taormina (Sicily)
  • The American Literature of an Italian Writer: Giose Rimanelli - Conference on Italian American Literature (Esuli pensieri: letteratura del confine), May 2008 - Foggia, Italy
  • Un camino fuera de las tinieblas en Las ratas de Miguel Delibes - International Congress in honor of Miguel Delibes, October 2007 - Valladolid, Spain
  • She's Just a Devil Woman with Evil on Her Mind - Mediterranean Studies Association, June 2007 - Evora, Portugal
  • A cracked mirror, a fragmented history and a path that always comes back to the beginning: Giose Rimanelli's Benedetta in Guysterland - Mediterranean Studies Association, May 2006 - Genoa, Italy
  • From the Beginnings to the End: Giose Rimanelli's Il viaggio - Mediterranean Studies Association, May 2005 - Messina, Italy
  • El dominio del orbe de Ca'na en la contemporaneidad de El disputado voto del se?or Cayo de Miguel Delibes - American Association of Italian Studies, May 2004 - Ottawa, Canada.
  • Las reliquias de un pasado innoble en El tesoro de Miguel Delibes - Mediterranean Studies Association, May 2004 - Barcelona, Spain
  • 2 + 2 x 2 / 2 = 3: Medieval Hieroglyphics in Giose Rimanelli's Molise Molise - American Association of Italian Studies, April 2003 - Washington, D. C.
  • El primer paso: la memoria como puente hacia el futuro en Se?ora de rojo sobre fondo gris de Miguel Delibes - Mediterranean Studies Association, May 2002 - Granada, Spain
  • En la encrucijada del camino: el viaje an'mico en La partida de Miguel Delibes - Northeast Association of Modern Languages, April 2002 - Toronto, Canada
  • Is it Real or Is It Fiction?: The Dimorphous World of Giose Rimanelli in Familia - American Association of Italian Studies, April 2001 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Una odisea an'mica transcendiendo la historia contempor?nea en Cinco horas con Mario de Miguel Delibes - Northeast Association of Modern Languages, March 2001 - Hartford, CT
  • El convidado del pasado o la voz inesperada en Cartas de amor de un sexagenario voluptuoso de Miguel Delibes - American Association of Italian Studies, April 2000 - New York, NY
  • Road Signs Down a Path of Non Sequiturs in Giose Rimanelli's Graffiti - Northeast Association of Modern Languages, April 2000 - Buffalo, NY
  • La donna angelicata o como esta mujer me pone negro en Diario de un cazador de Miguel Delibes - Northeast Association of Modern Languages, April 1999 - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Red, White and (Detroit) Blues di Giose Rimanelli - American Association of Teachers of Italian, December 1998 - Crotone, Italy
  • La historia de un alma resuscitado durante el viaje de conciencia de Lorenzo en Diario de un emigrante de Miguel Delibes - American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, July 1998 - Madrid, Spain
  • The (C)overt World of Giose Rimanelli in Il tempo nascosto tra le righe - American Association of Italian Studies, April 1998 - Chicago, IL
  • Giose Rimanelli's Il mestiere del furbo: A Literary Trek (Trick) through the Stars - American Association of Italian Studies, February 1997 - Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
  • El camino de lo universal a trav?s de lo t'pico: el viaje de Lorenzo en los Diarios de Miguel Delibes - Louisiana Conference on Hispanic Languages and Literatures (La Chispa), February 1997 - Tulane University, New Orleans
  • A Bridge to America: Giose Rimanelli's Tragica America - American Association of Teachers of Italian, December 1995 - Chianciano, Italy
  • A Voyage of the mind as Diversivo through Giose Rimanelli's Biglietto di terza - American Association of Italian Studies, April 1994 - University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
  • El imperfecto y el pret?rito en El camino de Miguel Delibes - Southeast Conference on Foreign Language and Literatures, February 1994 - Rollins College, Winter Park, FL
  • Una lumbrera en el mundo sombreado de La hoja roja de Miguel Delibes - Mid-America Hispanic Conference on Language and Literature, October 1993 - Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • From Amorphous Nuances to Specific Visions: The Use of Memory in Ferdinanado Camon's The Fifth Estate - American Association of Italian Studies, April 1993 - University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
  • Antecedentes clˆicos en La hoja roja de Miguel Delibes - Louisiana Conference on Hispanic Languages and Literatures (La Chispa), February 1993 - Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • To Hell and Back: Marco Laudato's Journey in Giose Rimanelliês Tiro al piccione - American Association of Italian Studies, April 1992 - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Un destello repentino en La sombra del cipres es alargada de Miguel Delibes - Southeast Conference of Foreign Language and Literatures, February 1992 - Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida
  • An Hypnogogic Journey through Time in Giose Rimanelli's Una posizione sociale - American Association of Teachers of Italian, November 1991 - Washington, D. C.
  • Un viaje del alma en la primera novela de Miguel Delibes - XVI Annual Conference on Literature and Film: Social and Political Change in Literature and Film, January 1991 - Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
  • Parallels of Life Styles: Southern Italians in the United States South--New Orleans, 1891 - American Italian Historical Association, November 1990 - Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • El mundo sagrado de El camino de Miguel Delibes - Southeast Conference on Foreign Language and Literatures, February 1990 - Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida
  • The Dual Role of Women in the Fairy Tales of Molise - American Italian Historical Association, November 1989 - St. Mary's College, San Francisco, California
  • The Combinatorial Formula of the Fairy-Tale Game Pattern Strategy in Italo Calvino's The Path to the Nest of Spiders - American Association of Italian Studies, April 1989 - University at Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Political Ends that Justify Literary Means in Orazio De Attellis' Riego. American Italian Historical Association - American Italian Historical Association, October 1988 - C.U.N.Y. Graduate School and University Center. New York, New York
  • The Peripheral Edge in Giose Rimanelli's Original Sin - American Association of Italian Studies, April 1988 - Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • El camino hacia el paraiso: Jos_ Santos Chocano y Dante - Southeast Conference of Language and Literatures, February 1988 - Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida
  • New York, Mexico City, New Orleans: Cultural Endeavors of Orazio de Attellis of Molise - International Conference in Campobasso, Italy. Il Sud e l'America: Molise ed Emigrazione, June 1987 - Campobasso, Italy
  • Jane, la mujer providencial de Pedro en La sombra del cipres es alargada de Miguel Delibes - Southeast Conference of Language and Literatures, February 1987 - Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida