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Atalanta, great warrior and huntress of Roman mythology.    The "Barberini Atalanta", formerly in the    Barberini Palace   , Rome, now in the    Vatican   , inv. 2784. Either Greek original, 1st century BC or Roman copy, 2nd century AD

Atalanta, great warrior and huntress of Roman mythology.

The "Barberini Atalanta", formerly in the Barberini Palace, Rome, now in the Vatican, inv. 2784. Either Greek original, 1st century BC or Roman copy, 2nd century AD

EDUCATION

2009 Ph.D., Comparative Literature and Literary Theory, University of Pennsylvania

Dissertation title: “Aristotelian Ethics in Italian Vernacular Philosophical Prose

1260-1308: Brunetto, Bono and Dante”

Chair: Prof. Rita Copeland

Readers: Prof. Kevin Brownlee, Prof. James Ross, Prof. Fabio Finotti

 

2005 M.A., Department of Comparative Literature; University of Pennsylvania

 

2004 M.A., Department of Romance Languages: Italian; University of Pennsylvania

Research requirement paper: “The Revenge of the Chora: A Kristevian Reading

of Pasolini’s ‘ Medea ’”

Supervisor: Prof. Millicent Marcus

 

2003 M.A., Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese: Italian; University of Virginia

Thesis: “Social Animals: Animal Imagery in Manzoni’s ‘ I Promessi Sposi’ ”

Supervisor: Prof. Cristina Della Coletta

 

2001 B.A. with Distinction, Department of Italian, University of Virginia

Thesis: “ ’Il Gattopardo’ da Lampedusa a Visconti: Uno studio nell’arte

dell’adattamento ”

Supervisor: Prof. Cristina Della Coletta

 

2001 B.A., Department of English, University of Virginia

Thesis: “Norse Mythological Analogues in ‘Beowulf’”

Supervisor: Prof. Peter Baker