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Daniela D’Eugenio

Daniela D’Eugenio

Senior Lecturer in Italian

Furman Hall 223B
daniela.deugenio@vanderbilt.edu

 

Education

Ph.D. in Comparative Literature (Italian Specialization), CUNY, 2017

M.A. in Second Language Acquisition & Teaching Italian as a Second Language, University of Padua, 2011

M.A. (Laurea Specialistica) in Modern Philology (Curriculum Linguistics), University of Florence, 2009

 

Research interests

Paremiology (study and analysis of proverbs)

Dialectology

Renaissance and Baroque literature

Intersections between languages, literature, and paleography
Relations between text and image
Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy

 

Representative publications

“Lengua che no’ la ’ntienne, e tu la caca. Irony and Hilarity of Neapolitan Paroemias in Pompeo Sarnelli’s Posilecheata (1684).” Humour in Italy Through the Ages, Part I of a Double Special Issue. International Studies in Humour. Nissan, Ephraim, ed. 5 1 (2016): 74–111. http://www.doc.gold.ac.uk/ephraim/Humor-E-Journals/IntStudiesHumour/Vol2016-1/Articles/DEugenio,Irony-and-hilarity-in-Pompeo-Sarnelli-s-Posilecheata.pdf

 

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: 417–41 (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).

 

(forthcoming)

“Un proverbio al giorno mette l’allegria intorno. Proverbi e tecnologie a incremento della competenza interculturale.” In: Italica. 96 1 (Spring 2019).

 

“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.

 

Reviews

The Renaissance Dialogue. Special Issue of NeMLA Italian Studies. Roberta Ricci and Simona Wright, eds. (Ewing, NJ: The College of New Jersey, 2016). In: Annali d’Italianistica. 35 (2017): 569–72.

The Decameron Third Day in Perspective. Volume Three of the Lectura Boccaccii. Francesco Ciabattoni and Pier Massimo Forni, eds. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014). In: NeMLA Italian Studies. 37 (2015): 185–88.

Una lingua e il suo vocabolario. Domenico De Martino, ed. (Firenze: Accademia della Crusca, 2014). In: Annali d’Italianistica. 33 (2015): 392–94.

Storia Linguistica di Milano. Silvia Morgana. (Roma: Carocci, 2012). In: Forum Italicum. 48 2 (2014): 311–14.

(forthcoming) La lingua di Boccaccio. Paola Manni. (Bologna: Il Mulino, 2016). In: Heliotropia.

 

 

Invited Lectures

Morality Visualized in Poetry and Calligraphy at the Newberry Library.” A Newberry Colloquium, Newberry Library, Chicago (8 August 2018)

Ariosto 1516-32 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

“Premio Nencioni” for a Dissertation in Linguistics Defended Outside Italy (2018)

Short-term fellowship, Newberry Library, 2018

Faculty Weekend Seminar (Image and Knowledge in Early Modern Books), Folger Library, 2018

Short-term Fellowship, RSA/Newberry Library, 2016

The Morgan Library and Museum/Graduate Center, CUNY Archival Fellowship, 2016