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Diana Garvin is an Assistant Professor of Italian with a specialty in Mediterranean Studies in the Department of Romance Languages at the University of Oregon.  She conducted her postdoctoral research at the American Academy in Rome as the 2017-2018 Rome Prize winner for Modern Italian Studies. She received her PhD from Cornell University and her AB from Harvard University.  Garvin’s research examines the history of everyday life across Fascist Italy and Italian East Africa.  In her book, Feeding Fascism: The Politics of Women's Food Work (now available with University of Toronto Press) she uses food as a lens to examine daily negotiations of power between women and the Fascist state. Garvin often writes articles on everyday life under Italian Fascism for journals like Critical Inquiry, Journal of Modern European HistoryJournal of Modern Italian HistoryModern Italy, Annali d’italianisticaDesign Issues, Food and Foodways, gender/sexuality/italy and Signs.  Fellowships and awards from Fulbright, Getty Library, Oxford University, Cornell University, University of Oregon, Wolfsonian-FIU, Julia Child Foundation, CLIR Mellon, FLAS, AAUW, NWSA, and AFS have supported Garvin’s research at over thirty international archives, libraries, and museums.