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Nance Maiorino

Nance Maiorino
Title: Lecturer - Film
Phone: 706-310-6335

Office: Classroom Building 313B, Oconee

Courses Taught

COMM 1110 – Public Speaking
COMM 1503 – Communicating in Diverse Cultures
COMM 2140 – Film and Literature
ENGL 1101 – English Composition I


  • Ph.D., Comparative Literature, University of Georgia
  • M.F.A., Dramaturgy, State University of New York/Stony Brook
  • B.A., Theatre Arts, State University of New York/Stony Brook

Research/Special Interests

Dr. Maiorino specializes in film and literature. She studies the links between ancient and modern aesthetics. Her research includes Asian film and theatre, Aesthetics, Avant-Garde, Intertextuality in Art, Literature and Theory, Food in Film and Literature, Multi-Ethnic-American Literature, Visual Art and Literature, and Critical Thinking. She speaks French, German, Italian, and reads Attic Greek. Her dissertation provided a new framework for the study of Tragedy, proposing a link between child abuse and the genre with the introduction of the “delinquent” character.

Personal Information

Dr. Maiorino (aka, Nanceè Daniels) is on the board of directors for the Athens Area Arts Council, where she has served as president. She served as vice president of the Federation of Neighborhoods and has volunteered at the Learning Ally and Free I.T. Athens. She has trained and worked professionally in theatre (Circle Repertory Company, NYTW, SITI, NADA, Young Playwrights Festival, Dance Theatre Workshop, Cleveland Playhouse, Karamu House), advertising (Young & Rubicam/NY), and public relations (Burson-Marsteller/Worldwide). She is a producer at AthensHasArt!, rides horses, sings, and plays drums.

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