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Associate Professor Giona Tuccini

MA PGDip PhD Florence PGDip Roma Tor Vergata (Beattie 216)

Research interests: Mysticism and religious writings (poetry and prose); medieval and early-modern Italian literature; Twentieth-century Italian prose, cinema and drama.

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Senior Lecturer: Dr Wilhelm Snyman

MA PhD Stell (Beattie 215)

Research interests: Italian & German Modernism and post-war cinema; colonial literature and history of Asia and Africa; literature arising from captivity, prisoner of war (POW) literature; Italian and German language teaching.

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Honorary Research Associate: Dr Lara Gochin Raffaelli

MA Wits PhD Cape Town

Research Interests: Gabriele D’Annunzio, Maria Messina, Natalia Ginzburg, women’s studies, Renaissance theatre


Postdoctoral Fellow: Dr Mara Boccaccio

MA PhD Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (Beattie 216)
Research interests: 20th century Italian art and literature; contemporary poetry

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Lecturer: Dr Giovanna Trento

Research Interests: Constructions and representations of Africa in Italian literature and cinema; Italian colonialism in Africa and gender legacies; Pier Paolo Pasolini; Futurism; 19th-20th century Italian literature and cinema in an interdisciplinary perspective.

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Administrative Assistant: Elouise Petersen

Office: Beattie 204

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