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This site was developed by Francesco Ciabattoni thanks to a Grant-in-Aid by Georgetown University
Francesco Ciabattoni is Professor in Italian Literature at Georgetown University. He received his Laurea in Lettere from the Università degli Studi di Torino and his PhD in Italian Studies from Johns Hopkins University.
Prof. Ciabattoni’s research focus lies on Dante and the middle ages, the twentieth century short story and the interplay of music and literature. He has published on Dante, Petrarch and Boccaccio, Giuseppe Berto, Pier Paolo Pasolini in various international journals as well as a collection of original poems (Paradosso terrestre, Il filo, 2008).
Sarah Annunziato (The University of Virginia)
Debora Bellinzani (University of Wisconsin)
Luca Bertoloni (University of Pavia)
Eleonora Buonocore (University of Calgary)
Alessandro Carrera (University of Houston)
Paolo Chirumbolo (Louisiana State University)
Francesco Ciabattoni (Georgetown University)
Alexandre Ciarla (Independent Scholar)
Corrado Confalonieri (Wesleyan University)
Sara De Angelis (Independent Scholar)
Anthony Deldonna (Georgetown University)
Giusy Di Filippo (College of the Holy Cross)
Paolo Di Motoli (Università di Padova)
Cathy Ann Elias (De Paul University)
Jan Gaggetta (Université de Fribourg)
Claudio Giunta (Università di Trento)
Scott Kapuscinski (Queens College, CUNY)
Massimo Lajolo (Composer & Musician)
Simone Marchesi (Princeton University)
Mary Migliozzi (Villanova University)
Chris Newman (George Mason University)
Marianna Orsi (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu)
Sabrina Ovan (Scripps College)
Cristina Perissinotto (University of Ottawa)
Elena Porciani (Università della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”)
Bridget Pupillo (Connecticut College)
Fabio Romerio (University of Maryland, Baltimore)
Pasquale Scialò (Università S. Orsola Benincasa, Naples)
Carlo Testa (University of British Columbia)
Jacopo Tomatis (Università di Torino)
Julianne Van Wagenen (University of Michigan)
A special thanks goes to:
Bridget Pupillo (Connecticut College) for assisting in the early stages of the translations.
Jordan Brewer, Ciarra Criscione, Cesare Crova, Peter Di Giovanni, Rachel Grasso, Laura Martell, Christina McGrath, Raphaelle Hupez, Zachary Penati Aguilar, Luke Ross, Natalia Ruiz, Charles Salvest, Nikole Sanchez, Maya Tenzer, and Francesca Truitt.
Some translations are by students of Georgetown University and the University of Houston.