Postgraduate

Current and recent postgraduate students

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Current students:

Alice Franzon, “Retoriche dell’antiretorica”. Representations of the Italian Resistance in Italo Calvino, Luigi Meneghello, Beppe Fenoglio e Cesare Pavese (co-supervised by Dr Gigliola Sulis and Dr Olivia Santovetti; funded by the University of Leeds Research Scholarship)

Rachel Johnson - Ethical Commitment and Ideology: A Psychoanalysis of Italian Festival Cinema (co-supervised by Dr Alan O'Leary and Dr Paul Taylor; funded by a WRoCAH Doctoral Training Programme scholarship)

Kevin Marples, Poetics, Prophesy and Theology in Dante (co-supervised by Dr Matthew Treherne and Prof Claire Honess; funded by the AHRC project 'Dante and Medieval Florence')

Pier Simone PischeddaTransaltion of picture books for young readers from English into Italian: a literary, linguistic and cultural analysis (co-supervised by Dr Gigliola Sulis and Dr Martin Thomas)

Laura Lucia Rossi, Implied readers, indeterminacies and styles in Italian modern novel. From predetermination to indeterminacy (co-supervised by Dr Olivia Santovetti and Dr Gigliola Sulis; funded by the University of Leeds 110 Anniversary Scholarship)

Abigail Rowson, Theologians as characters in Dante's Commedia (supervised by Prof Claire Honess and  Dr Matthew Treherne; funded by the AHRC project 'Dante and Medieval Florence')

Clara Stella, Female anthologies during the XVI century: for a critical edition of Lodovico Domenichi's Rime diverse d'alcune nobilissime ed virtuosissime donne (1559); funded by the University of Leeds 110 Anniversary Scholarship (co-supervised by Dr Federica Pich and Prof Brian Richardson)

Serena Vandi - details to follow

Recent students:

Silvia BergaminiSyntax and Cultural History in 20th-century Italian literature: Leonardo Sciascia and Gesualdo Bufalino (co-supervised by Dr Gigliola Sulis and Prof Brian Richardson; funded by the University of Leeds Research Scholarship) 

Natale Filice, La doppia identità di Ascanio Celestini, tra letteratura, teatro, televisione e società (co-supervised by Dr Olivia Santovetti and Dr Gigliola Sulis; funded by the University of Leeds Research Scholarship)

Angelica PesariniMixed-race identities: from colonial 'degeneration' to contemporary 'regeneration'? (co-supervised by Dr Shirley Tate - Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies - and Dr Gigliola Sulis)

Sarah ToddDreaming in the Middle Ages: Visions, prophecies and revelations in Petrarch and Boccaccio (co-supervised by Dr Matthew Treherne and Prof Brian Richardson) 

Naomi Wells, Protection of linguistic minorities in Spain and Italy (supervised by Prof Brian Richardson and Dr A. Smith - SPPO; funded by the University of Leeds Arts and Humanities Research Scholarships)

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