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Department of Italian


Current Postgraduate Students

Name College Research Topic Supervisor
Daniele Pio Buenza Fitzwilliam Fabrizio De André and Postmodern Impegno Dr Pierpaolo Antonello
Valentina Colasanti St John's
Comparative morpho-syntax of the (Italo-)Romance varieties
Prof Adam Ledgeway
Sara Delmedico Clare Women and their legal status in nineteenth-century Italy Dr Helena Sanson
Manuela Di Franco Sidney Sussex American culture and the development of mass press in Fascist Italy Prof Robert Gordon
Kim Groothuis Christ's Finiteness in Romance Prof Adam Ledgeway
Valentina Mele Selwyn Guido Cavalcanti's dialogical subjectivity Dr Heather Webb
Nicolò Morelli Pembroke Animal imagery in Petrarch’s poetry and in that of his models Dr Heather Webb
Amelia Papworth Fitzwilliam The lyric poetry of Laura Terracina Dr Abigail Brundin
Ryan Pepin Pembroke Dante, Liturgy, Lyric, and Performance Dr Heather Webb
Elena Pinnen Pembroke Medicine and psychoanalysis in the work of Valerio Magrelli Dr Pierpaolo Antonello
Katherine Powlesland Pembroke Dante's "Commedia": towards Interactivity in 'Paradiso', with particular reference to Dante with digital narrative theory Dr Heather Webb
Eleonora Serra Pembroke Linguistic prestige in early modern Italy Dr Helena Sanson
Katherine Tycz St Catharine's The Use of Text in Early Modern Italian Domestic Devotions Dr Abigail Brundin
Anna Wagner Selwyn Margherita Costa: A 'Virtuosa' on the Literary Stage of the Seicento Dr Helena Sanson


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Modern Greek Alumni Lunch

23 September 2017

MODERN GREEK ALUMNI LUNCH Saturday 23rd September 2017 As promised, we have arranged another reunion event for all former students of Modern Greek. It will centre around an Alumni Lunch and will take place at Selwyn College on Saturday 23rd September 2017. After lunch there will be short talks given by two of our Alumni on...

Sykes Postgraduate Research Studentships in Italian (Masters and PhD)

20 September 2017

Sykes Postgraduate Research Studentships in Italian (Masters and PhD) Sykes postgraduate research studentships in Italian are available to outstanding candidates applying for courses starting in the academic year 2018/19. As in previous years, a number of studentships will be available at both Masters (MPhil) and PhD level...

Interview with Andrea Camilleri

21 July 2017

Intervista con Andrea Camilleri In 2016 students in their first and second year of the Tripos in Italian ‘virtually’ interviewed the author Andrea Camilleri. After having explored a portion of Camilleri’s vast production, accessing it either in Italian, in translation, or in its TV adaptation, they put together a number of...