Leonardo Canova

Leonardo Canova is a 2nd year PhD candidate in Italian Studies in the University of Pisa. He graduated from University of Pisa (BA, MA) and he currently is Research Visitor at the University of Notre Dame, expert member of the Interdepartmental Center for Jewish Studies (University of Pisa), associate of the Lucca Historical Institute. His main interests are Dante and the history of the Italian language. His PhD dissertation focuses on the “bestiary” of Dante’s Comedy. His other interests include Primo Levi, Jewish language and culture, and Dante reception in contemporary pop culture.

Articles

Il gran vermo e il vermo reo. Appunti onomasiologici sull’eteromorfia nell’Inferno dantesco, in «Ticontre. Teoria Testo Traduzione», IX (2018), pp. 281–303.

La comunità ebraica di Viareggio dalle origini ai giorni nostri: aspetti storici, culturali e linguistici, in «Quaderni di Storia Viareggina», IX (2017), pp. 63-86.

Dante personaggio nel “Purgatorio”: tempo, memoria e umanità, being published in “Tempo tra esattezza e infinito: atti del IX Convegno Interdisciplinare dei Dottorandi e Dottori di Ricerca, Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”, 14-16 giugno 2017.

 

Contact Information

343 O'Shaughnessy Hall
574-631-6887
lcanova@nd.edu

Mailing Address:
University of Notre Dame
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
343 O'Shaughnessy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556