Giulia Maria Gliozzi

Research and Teaching Interests

Dante Studies, Medieval and Renaissance Literature, Guittone d'Arezzo, Bontempelli's realismo magico in 20th century Italian novels.


Giulia Maria Gliozzi is a first year Ph.D. candidate in Italian Studies. She obtained her Bachelor's degree in Modern Italian Literature at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" focusing on Medieval and Renaissance Literature with a thesis on Lucrezia Tornabuoni’s correspondence.

Subsequently, she obtained her MA degree in Italian Studies from Boston College in 2022, working on Guittone d'Arezzo and writing a thesis in which she questioned the predominant reading of Ora parrà s'eo saverò cantare as a palinode of the amorous lyric. At Boston College, she received the Donald J. White Teaching Excellence Award.

Her primary research interests include the poet's role in 13th-century Florentine society and the political face of Dante. Other interests include 20th-century Italian novels, particularly Bontempelli's realismo magico and Elio Vittorini's work.