Doctoral researchers in Italian Studies

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 ...

Giulia Covarino

Giulia Covarino

Doctoral researcher

PhD Title: The role of Literature in teaching Italian as a Foreign Language to Adults at Elementary Level
Supervisors: Clelia Boscolo and Professor John Klapper
PhD Italian Studies

I completed my BA (2007) and my MA (2010) in International Relations at the University of Perugia. Whilst at Perugia, I was granted a number of scholarships to study and/or work in different countries (France, Finland, ...

Fabrizio di Maio

Fabrizio di Maio

Doctoral researcher

PhD Title: Wu Ming's Hybrid-Historical Novels: a Militant Countercultural Project
Supervisors: Dr Clodagh Brook and Dr Charlotte Ross
PhD Italian Studies

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 ...

Jessica Wood

Doctoral researcher

PhD Title: Portraits of the artist: Dionysian creativity in selected works by 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 and Italian Studies at Birmingham, graduating in 2010. Having developed a keen interest ...