Associate Professor Giona Tuccini
MA PGDip PhD Florence PGDip Roma Tor Vergata (Beattie 216)
Section Head (Italian)
Research interests: Mysticism and religious writings (poetry and prose); medieval and early-modern Italian literature; Twentieth-century Italian prose, cinema and drama.
Research Associate: Dr Wilhelm Snyman
MA PhD Stell
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.
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
Contract Lecturer: Dr Mara Boccaccio
MA PhD Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (Beattie 215)
Research interests: 20th century Italian art and literature; contemporary poetry
Lettore / Language Assistant: Claudio Natale (Dottore in lingue e letterature straniere moderne)
MA Palermo PGDip Venezia Ca’ Foscari PGDip Roma “Sapienza” PGDip Ferrara (Beattie 214)