Marie Orton (Ph.D. University of Chicago), is Professor of Italian at Brigham Young University in Utah, USA. Her teaching, research, and publications focus on issues of migration and cultural shift in Italy. She has recently collaborated on the volume, Contemporary Italian Diversity in Critical and Fictional Narratives with Graziella Parati and Ron Kubati (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2021), and special volume of Italian Studies in Southern Africa (Vol. 35: 1, 2022) with Simone Brioni, Graziella Parati, and Gaoheng Zhang. Her translated volumes include Italian Jewish Women in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries by Monica Miniati (Palgrave, 2022), Home (Farleigh Dickinson Press, 2022) and EmbarRACEments: Daily Embarrassments in Black and White . . . and Color (Bordighera Press, 2019) by Kossi Komla-Ebri, and Non-Persons: The Exclusion of Migrants in a Global Society by Alessandro Dal Lago (IPOC Site Press, 2008).