Doctoral researchers in Italian Studies

Judith Allan

Judith Allan

Doctoral researcher

PhD Title: Simonetta Cattaneo Vespucci: The Idea of the Beautiful Woman in Florentine Poetry and Art of the Late-Fifteenth and Early-Sixteenth Centuries
Supervisors: Dr Ita Mac Carthy and David Hemsoll
PhD Italian Studies

Having completed my BA and an MPhil, entitled Alma Diva Leggiadra Simonetta’: Culture and Politics in Literary ...

Carla Aloè

Carla Aloè

Doctoral researcher

PhD Title: The New World mythology in Italian Epic poems from Columbus to 1700
Supervisors:  Dr Ita Mac Carthy and Dr Paolo De Ventura
PhD Italian Studies

I completed my MA degree in Modern Philology at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan under the direction of Prof Eraldo Bellini in 2010. I then moved to England and I completed an ...

Marco Bellardi

Marco Bellardi

Doctoral researcher

PhD Title: The influence of cinema on literature in the postmodern age
Supervisor: Dr Clodagh Brook
PhD Italian Studies

I completed my BA in Humanities in 2008 and gained a MA in Modern Humanities at the Università degli Studi di Milano in 2011 under the supervision of Prof. Bruno Falcetto and Prof. Giovanna Rosa in 2011 with a thesis on the Italian ...

Beniamin Chalupinski

Doctoral researcher

PhD Title: L'italiano neostandard oggi. Analisi dei tratti morfosintattici basata sulla stampa sportiva
Supervisors: Dr Paolo De Ventura and Dr Jacqueline Visconti
PhD Italian Studies

Having completed my Masters at the University of Silesia (Poland) with a thesis on comparative linguistics (Dialetto della Valtenna e italiano: due sistemi morfologici a ...

Rommany Jenkins

Doctoral researcher

PhD Title: The origin and role of sospiro in the poetry of Guido Cavalcanti
Supervisors: Dr Paolo De Ventura and Dr Ita MacCarthy
PhD Italian Studies

I completed a BA in Classics and Italian at Durham University before taking the MA in Italian Studies: Culture and Communication hosted jointly by Birmingham and Warwick Universities. My masters ...

Patrizia Lissoni

Doctoral researcher

PhD Title: The Relationship Between Space and Objects in the Poetry of the Italian New Avant-Garde
Supervisors: Dr. Clodagh Brook and Dr. Paolo De Ventura
PhD Italian Studies by Distance Learning

Having obtained a B.A. degree in Italian and Spanish at the University of California Los Angeles, and completed my M.A. degree in Italian at the same ...

Maurizio Tani

Doctoral researcher

PhD Title: Shaping Identities through Dialect - The Case of the Lega Nord
Supervisors: Dr. Daniele Albertazzi and Prof. Gabriele Iannaccaro (University of Milano–Bicocca)
PhD Italian Studies

Having graduated from the University of Pisa, Italy and University of Iceland in Italian Linguistics, Icelandic, Art History and Cultural Heritage ...

Susanne Thuermer

Doctoral researcher

PhD Title: Nomadic Feminism and Transnational Dialogue: A Comparative Analysis of French and Italian Feminist Theory and Practice
Supervisors: Dr Kate Ince (French Studies) and Dr Charlotte Ross (Italian Studies)
PhD French Studies and PhD Italian Studies

I am in the third year of a PhD in French and Italian Studies at the University of Birmingham under ...

Clare Watters

Doctoral researcher

PhD Title: Making Space for Satire: Italian Comedians in the Berlusconi Era
Supervisors: Dr Clodagh Brook and Dr Charlotte Ross
PhD Italian Studies

I am in the third year of a PhD in Italian Studies. I completed my undergraduate degree in Combined Languages at the University of Hull, before completing the joint Warwick-Birmingham MA in Italian Studies: ...

Jessica Wood

Doctoral researcher

PhD Title: A Critical Analysis of the Presentation of the Relationship between Nietzsche’s Idea of the Dionysian and Artistic Creation in the Works of Thomas Mann and Gabriele D’Annunzio
Supervisors: Dr Nicholas Martin and Dr Clodagh Brook
PhD German Studies
PhD Italian Studies

I obtained my undergraduate degree in German ...