Prof. Sbragia arrived at the University of Washington in 1989. He is an Associate Professor of Italian Studies, member of the Cinema Studies program in the Department of Comparative Literature, and a faculty member of the European Studies program. His publications include a book, Carlo Emilio Gadda and the Modern Macaronic (University Press of Florida, 1996), and publications on 19th Century and 20th Century Italian literature and culture. His current research project is entitled "Modernity in Rome" and deals with urbanistic, literary, and visual constructions of the Italian capital from 1870 to the present. He also teaches in the Italian Studies program at the UW Center in Rome.
- Translation of The Maximalist Novel: From Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow to Roberto Bolaño's 2666, by Stefano Ercolino. London: Bloomsbury, June 2014.
- Review article. Ducci, Lucia a cura di. L' Unità debole: Letttere dell' Ambasciatore americano George P. March sull' Italia unita. Annali d' Italianistica, 2012.
- Marco De Gemmis, "Three verses," "My dear, time." Atlanta Review, Spring/Summer 2011: 42.
- "Svolte oniriche nel cinema d'autore dei primi anni sessanta. I casi di Pier Paolo Pasolini e Federico Fellini." In De Roma a Santiago: Caminos de la historia, legado cultural. Eds. María Montes Lopez and Jesús Varela Zapata. Lugo: Axac, 2010. 119-127.
- "Lessons of the Qotidian: The Poetry of Marco De Gemmis." Italian Poetry Review, Vo. 5, 2010. 43-46.
- "Giuseppe Gadda." 2,500 word entry to A Pocket Gadda Encyclopedia, The Edinburgh Journal of Gadda Studies: www.arts.edu.ac.uk/italian/gadda. (Forthcoming)
- Review of Hava Aldouby's Federico Fellini: Painting in Film, Painting on Film. Quaderni d' Italianistica, forthcoming.
- "Fellini and the Auteurists," submitted to Italica.