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PhD and MPhil

Italian

 

Current PhD Students in Italian

Name

College

Research Topic

Supervisor

Charlotte Alton

Selwyn

Affective Contagions and Communities in Boccaccio’s Decameron

Dr Heather Webb

Sara Cardullo

St John's

Morphosyntactic Microvariation in the Aeolian Dialects

Prof Adam Ledgeway

Alessia Carrai

Selwyn

Uncovering classical mythology in Dante's Earthly Paradise

Dr Heather Webb

Samuel Fitzgibbon Corpus Christi Writing Home: Letters to and from Florentine Exiles (1433-1494) Research Summary 1 Prof Virginia Cox

Tommaso Forni

Selwyn

"Polyanthea" or Polyantheas: The hidden foundation of the European Renaissance

Prof Abigail Brundin

Mara Josi

Caius

16th October 1943: literature, history and memory

Prof Robert Gordon

Aistė Kiltinavičiūtė

Selwyn

Quanto natura a sentir ti dispuose’: Dante and the Senses of Personhood 

Prof Heather Webb

Serena Laiena

Clare

Giovan Battista Andreini (1576-1654) on Stage: Between Language and Intertextuality

Prof Helena Sanson

Michele Maiolani

Selwyn

'The Role of the Anthropological Method in Italian Literature (1970-1985): Italo Calvino, Primo Levi and Gianni Celati

Prof Robert Gordon

Nicole Maniero

Pembroke

Objects and Object Fetishism in Italian Short Stories, 1930 – 1959

Dr Pierpaolo Antonello

Simone Monti

St Catharine's

The genre of Rime in morte in Renaissance women’s lyric poetry: Vittoria Colonna,
Veronica Gambara, Chiara Matraini and Francesca Turina.

Prof Abigail Brundin

Ruth Murphy St John's Conceptualising empathy as an ethical and literary problem post-Holocaust Prof Robert Gordon
Orsolya Petocz Selwyn Between Queer Invisibility and Hypervisibility - Italian and Francophone Text and Image Prof Emma Wilson
Luigi Pinton Clare Witnessing the lives of others: Antonio Tabucchi's second-hand stories Dr Pierpaolo Antonello
George Rayson Selwyn Singularities in harmony: the rhyming hapax legomena in Dante's Commedia Dr Heather Webb
Onkar Singh Selwyn Diachronic and Synchronic Microvariation in Differential Object Marking (DOM) in ItaloRomance and beyond Prof Adam Ledgeway

Elena Emma Sottilotta

St Catharine's

Women Writing Folklore: Politics of Folk and Fairy-tale Collections from Italian and Irish Islands (1870-1920)

Prof Helena Sanson

Jonathan Wiles Selwyn "Vegna Medusa": Dante's Poetics of Absence in and Around the 'Commedia' Dr Heather Webb

 

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