Doctoral researchers in Italian Studies

Maria Elena Alampi

Maria Elena Alampi

Doctoral researcher

PhD Title: The economic crisis on the big screen: the Italian precariat in the new millennium
Supervisors: Dr Clodagh Brook and Dr Charlotte Ross
PhD Italian Studies by Distance Learning

I completed my BA in Modern Languages at the University of Messina in 2008 with a thesis on the postmodern cinema of Woody Allen. Subsequently, in 2012, I obtained my MA in Modern Languages: Literatures and ...

Carla Aloè

Carla Aloè

Doctoral researcher

PhD Title: The New World mythology in Italian epic poetry: 1492-1650
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 MPhil in Italian Studies at the University of ...

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 writer Giuseppe Pontiggia (La ...

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, ...

Maria Del Buono

Doctoral researcher

PhD Title: An Interdisciplinary dialogue between cinema and its posters: Italy 1945-1979
Supervisors: Dr Clodagh Brook and Dr Lara Pucci(University of Nottingham)
PhD Italian Studies

I completed my BA in Science and Technology of Art at the University of Palermo in 2009. Subsequently, I obtained my MA in History of Art cum laudeat the University of Siena, in 2012, under the ...

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 dissertation focused on the keyword spiritoin ...

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 in German and Italian literature, I went on to ...