Sandro Sticca, professor of French and comparative literature, is listed as a distinguished citizen of his hometown of Tocco Casauria (Abruzzo), Italy. Dating back to the year 872, the town has been rebuilt on more than one occasion due to earthquakes, and currently has about 3,000 inhabitants. Sticca joins other distinguished natives of the town in receiving the honor, including Gennaro Manna, the writer and poet that Sticca has written extensively about. He has also been awarded honorary citizenship by the city of Ocre, one of the oldest in Abruzzo, in recognition of what he has done for the region of Abruzzo as a scholar, teacher and internationally distinguished person.
March 30, 2016