Antonio Barbagallo


Antonio Barbagallo studied in Italy, Spain, the U.S. and Mexico under the guidance of world-renowned critics and poets such as Concha Zardoya, Ramón de Zubiría, Carlos Bousoño, and Vito Giustiniani. He has taught at Stonehill College since 1989, and has been visiting professor at California State Fullerton, at Appalachian State University Madrid program, and at Northeastern University. He has also taught English and Italian in Spain.

He has presented papers at innumerable national and international conferences on a variety of topics (Golden Age literature; Hispanic poetry; Spanish and Italian linguistics; etc.). He is the author of a book on the poetry of Antonio Machado, of two books of original poetry, and of more than two dozen articles on Don Quixote, on poetry and on linguistics.


  • B.A., University of Massachusetts, Boston
  • D.M.L., M.A., Middlebury College


  • Research grant from Program for Cultural Cooperation between Spain's Ministry of Culture and United States Universities, 2006
  • Research grants from Stonehill College

Research Interests

  • Medieval Italian literature
  • Golden Age Spanish literature
  • Hispanic and Italian contemporary poetry
  • Comparative Literature
  • Linguistics

Courses Taught

  • 20th Century Hispanic Poetry
  • Advanced Spanish I
  • Advanced Spanish II
  • Cervantes
  • Elementary Italian I
  • Elementary Italian II
  • Intermediate Italian I
  • Intermediate Italian II
  • Intermediate Spanish I
  • Intermediate Spanish II
  • Spanish Linguistics