Comin, Antonio

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Antonio Comin (born Cornuda, Italy, 9.10.1933) migrated with his family to Australia in 1936. He is a graduate of the University of Sydney and the Università degli Studi di Firenze. He taught at the University of Sydney, the University of Melbourne and the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada) before joining Flinders University in 1970 as Professor of Italian, a post he retained until his retirement in 1996. His main teaching and research areas have been Italian Language, Italian Dialectology and Traditional Italian Culture. He has been and continues to be active in promoting Italian theatre as a performer, director and writer.