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Read more at: Book talk: Jessica Maratsos in conversation with Stuart Lingo presents her new book: Pontormo and the Art of Devotion in Renaissance Italy
Poster for Jessica Maratsos's book talk

Book talk: Jessica Maratsos in conversation with Stuart Lingo presents her new book: Pontormo and the Art of Devotion in Renaissance Italy

On 10th Februrary, 13:00-17:00 Jessica Maratsos will give a book talk with Stuart Lingo about her new book 'Pontormo and The Art of Devotion in Renaissance Italy'. Further details are available using the link below: Jessica Maratsos Book Talk


Read more at: Italian Research Seminars.
Italian Research Seminar Poster

Italian Research Seminars.

Come join us for our Italian Research Seminars! Details are listed below. 25th January, St Johns College Dr Gianmarco Mancosu (University of Calgary) 'Exotic Fascism: Imperial Propaganda in between Film, Literature and Ethnography' 16 February, Selwyn College Professor Francesca Southerden (University of Oxford) ''Cosi o...


Read more at: Professor Robert Gordon's new book: Modern Luck: Narratives of Fortune in the Long Twentieth Century
Image: Robert Gordon's book 'Modern Luck: Narratives of Fortune in the Long Twentieth Century'

Professor Robert Gordon's new book: Modern Luck: Narratives of Fortune in the Long Twentieth Century

Professor Robert Gordon’s new book, Modern Luck: Narratives of Fortune in the Long 20th Century has just appeared with UCL Press. The book is a wide-ranging study of the workings of luck in modern storytelling, between literature and film.


Read more at: Professor Helena Sanson publishes new book: Women and Translation in the Italian Tradition (Paris, Classiques Garnier, 2022, 449 pp.)
Women and Translation in the Italian Tradition - H Sanson

Professor Helena Sanson publishes new book: Women and Translation in the Italian Tradition (Paris, Classiques Garnier, 2022, 449 pp.)

The Italian Section is delighted to announce the publication of a new edited volume by Professor Helena Sanson, Women and Translation in the Italian Tradition (Paris, Classiques Garnier, 2022, 449 pp.).


Read more at: Interview with Dacia Maraini
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Interview with Dacia Maraini

To celebrate the 22nd 'Week of the Italian Language in the World' (17-23 October) - focusing this year on 'Italian and the Youth' - the Italian Section in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics at Cambridge is delighted to share the undergraduate students' video interview with celebrated writer Dacia Maraini.


Read more at: PhD grant (Italian Section, MMLL and the British School at Rome) - Postwar Rome 1944-1951: Transnational flows and the culture of occupation and reconstruction
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PhD grant (Italian Section, MMLL and the British School at Rome) - Postwar Rome 1944-1951: Transnational flows and the culture of occupation and reconstruction

The Italian Section is pleased to invite applications for a collaborative PhD award (CDA) between Cambridge and the British School at Rome, starting in October 2023. The PhD project will be on the topic: Postwar Rome 1944-1951: Transnational flows and the culture of occupation and reconstruction . Candidates will be...


Read more at: Dr Jessica Maratsos as new Assistant Professor of Italian in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
Dr Jessica Maratsos

Dr Jessica Maratsos as new Assistant Professor of Italian in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies

The Italian Section is delighted to announce that Dr Jessica Maratsos will be joining us from 1 September as our new Assistant Professor of Italian in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies. You can read about her recent book, Pontormo and the Art of Devotion in Renaissance Italy (Cambridge, 2021) here: https://doi.org/10...


Read more at: Professor Virginia Cox has been elected as Fellow of the British Academy for the humanities and social sciences
Prof Virginia Cox

Professor Virginia Cox has been elected as Fellow of the British Academy for the humanities and social sciences

The Italian Section is delighted to announce that Professor Virginia Cox has been elected as Fellow of the British Academy . Virginia Cox’s research focuses on Renaissance and Counter-Reformation Italian literature, on the history of the reception of classical rhetorical theory in Italy between the thirteenth and sixteenth...


Read more at: Elena Sottilotta awarded the Women's Studies Caucus Award of the American Association for Italian Studies
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Elena Sottilotta awarded the Women's Studies Caucus Award of the American Association for Italian Studies

Warmest congratulations to our PhD student Elena Sottilotta who has received the Women's Studies Caucus Award of the American Association for Italian Studies, awarded to the best research papers in Women's and Gender Studies presented by doctoral students and early-career scholars at the 2022 AAAIS Conference. Her paper “...


Read more at: Assistant Professor in Renaissance and Early Modern Italian Literature and Culture [Temporary Cover]
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Assistant Professor in Renaissance and Early Modern Italian Literature and Culture [Temporary Cover]

Assistant Professor in Renaissance and Early Modern Italian Literature and Culture [Temporary Cover] The Italian Section in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics in the University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a Fixed-Term Assistant Professor in Renaissance and Early Modern Italian Literature...


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Book talk: Jessica Maratsos in conversation with Stuart Lingo presents her new book: Pontormo and the Art of Devotion in Renaissance Italy

30 January 2023

On 10th Februrary, 13:00-17:00 Jessica Maratsos will give a book talk with Stuart Lingo about her new book 'Pontormo and The Art of Devotion in Renaissance Italy'. Further details are available using the link below: Jessica Maratsos Book Talk

Italian Research Seminars.

26 January 2023

Come join us for our Italian Research Seminars! Details are listed below. 25th January, St Johns College Dr Gianmarco Mancosu (University of Calgary) 'Exotic Fascism: Imperial Propaganda in between Film, Literature and Ethnography' 16 February, Selwyn College Professor Francesca Southerden (University of Oxford) ''Cosi o...

Professor Robert Gordon's new book: Modern Luck: Narratives of Fortune in the Long Twentieth Century

19 January 2023

Professor Robert Gordon’s new book, Modern Luck: Narratives of Fortune in the Long 20th Century has just appeared with UCL Press. The book is a wide-ranging study of the workings of luck in modern storytelling, between literature and film.

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