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Nicola Lucchi Oral History

Identifier: QMP-0014

Scope and Contents

In this interview, Lucchi discusses the pandemic as it happened in Italy, one of the epicenters of which occurred in a small town in southern Lombardy where he grew up and where his parents still live. He also talks of his experience as a professor at Queens College who had to quickly transition to remote teaching, and how he felt his undergraduate and graduate language classes fared in the online setting.


  • 2020-04-06



This oral history is open for research. Media files and transcript can be viewed and/or requested through the Queens Memory Project on Aviary: For help using the site,

Conditions Governing Use

Interview shared under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0). Users are free to share or adapt thematerial for non-commercial purposes, as long as they meet the terms of the license.See license details at


1 Digital Files ; Duration: 01:42:05

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated to Queens College and Queens Public Library by Nicola Lucchi and Obden Mondesir in April, 2020.

Processing Information

Oral history conducted as part of the Queens Memory Project (, a collaborative program of the Queens Public Library and Queens College to collect stories, images, and other evidence of life in the borough of Queens.

This interview was specifically collected for the COVID-19 Project, an effort to document life under pandemic in Queens and at the college.


Nicola Lucchi Oral History
Patricia Reguyal
July 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the Queens College (New York, N.Y.) Special Collections and Archives Repository

Queens College Library, CUNY
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