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Former Postgraduate Students

Name Thesis title Approved Supervisor
Luigi Andriani The morpho-syntax of Barese Completed - degree not yet confirmed Prof Adam Ledgeway
Helena Phillips-Robins Liturgical Song in Dante's Commedia May 2017 Dr Heather Webb
Maria Olimpia Squillaci Greek and Romance language contact in Southern Italy Completed - degree not yet confirmed Prof Adam Ledgeway
Cameron Taylor Complementation in the Dialects of Southern Italy June 2016 Prof Adam Ledgeway
Daniel Finch-Race Nineteenth-century ecopoetics January 2016 Prof Emma Wilson
Alessandra Diazzi The Reception of Psychoanalysis in Italian Literature and Culture, 1945-1977: Ottiero Ottieri, Edoardo Sanguinetti, Giorgio Manganelli, Andrea Zanzotto December 2015 Dr Pierpaolo Antonello
Norma Schifano Verb-movement: a pan-Romance investigation December 2015 Prof Adam Ledgeway
Lucia Yandoli Ecstasy, Epiphany and Italian Art Cinema 1946-1970 December 2015 Prof Robert Gordon / Dr Abigail Brundin
Claudia Tardelli Francesco da Buti's commentary on Dante's CommediaPurgatorio, Paradiso. October 2015 Prof Robert Gordon / Prof Zygmunt Baranski
Anna Montanari ‘A heart in Egypt’: Cleopatra on the Renaissance stage in Italy and England July 2015 Prof Robert Gordon / Prof Robin Kirkpatrick
Bea Priest Fecundity and Sterility in Dante April 2015  
Alessia Ronchetti "La donna è mobile"? On Authority and Female Movability in Boccaccio and Chaucer November 2014  
Giulia Cantarini Comedy in British and Italian Film of the 1950s-1970s October 2014  
Ambrogio Camozzi Pistoja Dante and the Tradition of Alexander the Great October 2013  
Meera Frost Italian images of India between 1350 and 1650 November 2012  
Natalie Fullwood Space and gender in commedia all'italiana, 1958-1970 February 2012  
George Corbett Dante's Moral Philosophy December 2011  
Lucy Hosker 'Donne sole' in Post-Unification Italy: The Works of Tommasina Guidi and Emilia Nevers July 2011  
Anne Leone Dante and Blood January 2011  
Catherine Baxter Language and Sex in Boccaccio's Decameron: Galeotto fu la metafora January 2011  
Fabrizio De Donno Italian Orientalism October 2010  
Claudia Peverini-Benson Subject-Verb (non)-Agreement: Syntactic Evidence from Marchigiano October 2010  

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Research Events - Michaelmas Term 2018

16 October 2018

Research Events in Italian Studies The Italian Section are pleased to present the Michaelmas Term 2018 programme of events.

Festival of Ideas: Unreadable Books: Bruno Munari's Graphic and Textual Playground - 20 Oct, 3:30pm

15 October 2018

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Festival of Ideas: A Rediscovered Jewel of the Biblioteca Aprosiana in Ventimiglia - 20 Oct, 12:30pm

15 October 2018

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