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Daniela D’Eugenio

Daniela D’Eugenio

Senior Lecturer in Italian

Furman Hall 223B
daniela.deugenio@vanderbilt.edu

 

 

Education

M.A. (Laurea Specialistica) in Modern Philology (Curriculum Linguistics), University of Florence, 2009
M.A. in Second Language Acquisition & Teaching Italian as a Second Language, University of Padua, 2011
Ph.D. in Comparative Literature (Italian Specialization), CUNY, 2017

 Research interests

Paremiology (study and analysis of proverbs)
History of Italian language in the 1500s and 1600s
Renaissance and Baroque dialect literature
Relations between language and literature
Intersection between linguistics and paleography
Second Language Acquisition

Representative publications

“Fra Italia e Inghilterra: Considerazioni contestuali e linguistiche su proverbi ed espressioni proverbiali di Lionardo Salviati e John Florio.” In “Acciò che’l nostro dire sia ben chiaro.” Volume in onore di Nicoletta Maraschio. Firenze: Accademia della Crusca. (forthcoming 2018).

“Irony and Hilarity of Proverbs and Derogatory Remarks in Pompeo Sarnelli’s Posilecheata (1684).” In International Studies on Humor (forthcoming 2017).

Entries for the Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, BrillOnline Reference Works, first published online 2016.

Lionardo Salviati and his collection of Tuscan Proverbs: Philological Issues with Codex Cl. I 394.” Forum Italicum. Vol. 48 3 (2014): 495-521.

(with Longo Maria Francesca and Vitale Anna) “Percorsi di scrittura collaborativa con WIKI per il linguaggio del turismo.” Guida alla formazione del docente di lingue all’uso delle TIC. Le lingue straniere e l’italiano L2. Eds. Ivana Fratter and Elisabetta Jafrancesco. Roma: Aracne Editrice, 2014: 417-441 (Blog available at: http://danieladeugenio.blogspot.com/).

Banca dati Proverbi, Accademia della Crusca, first published online 2011 (Lionardo Salviati and Francesco Serdonati, letters A-E).

Reviews

Ciabattoni, Francesco and Pier Massimo Forni, eds. The Decameron Third Day in Perspective. Volume Three of the Lectura Boccaccii. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014. NeMLA Italian Studies. 37 (2015): 185-188.

 De Martino, Domenico, cur. Una lingua e il suo vocabolario. Firenze: Accademia della Crusca, 2014. Annali d’Italianistica. 33 (2015): 392-394.

Morgana, Silvia. Storia Linguistica di Milano. Roma, Carocci, 2012. Forum Italicum. 48 2 (2014): 311-314.

Invited Lectures

Ariosto 1516-1532 and Harington 1591: ‘Translation’ of Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases in the Orlando furioso.” Ariosto After 500 Years, Italian Cultural Institute of New York (19 October 2016). 

Awards and Fellowships

Short-term Fellowship, RSA/Newberry Library, 2016
The Morgan Library and Museum/Graduate Center, CUNY Archival Fellowship, 2016