Lisanna Calvi

Lisanna,  February 5, 2021
Position
Associate Professor
Role
Associate Professor
Academic sector
L-LIN/10 - ENGLISH LITERATURE
Research sector (ERC)
SH5_10 - Cultural heritage, cultural identities and memories

Office
Palazzo di Lingue,  Floor 1,  Room 1.12
Telephone
0458028673
Fax
045 8028320
E-mail
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Office Hours

Tuesday, Hours 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM,   Palazzo di Lingue, Floor 1, room 1.12
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Curriculum

My scientific interests have centred on early modern and Restoration dramatic and literary culture, with a focus on Shakespeare and on Jacobite literature. I also studied the relationship between madness and autobiography in seventeenth-century England and the presence of Biblical echoes in Victorian literature. I am also working in the field of adaptation studies and am currently developing two distinct research projects on Shakespeare in eighteenth-century theatre and the reception of Shakespearean dramaturgy on the nineteenth-century Italian stage.

Modules

Modules running in the period selected: 30.
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Course Name Total credits Online Teacher credits Modules offered by this teacher
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce English literature and culture 1 [CInt F-O] [CInt A-E] (2022/2023)   6  eLearning
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce English literature and culture 1 [CInt F-O] [CInt F-O] (2022/2023)   6  eLearning
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce English literature and culture 1 [CInt F-O] [Tur] (2022/2023)   6  eLearning
Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies English Literature (i) (2022/2023)   6  eLearning
Foreign Literatures and Languages Adattare, riciclare, preservare: problemi ed esempi negli adattamenti shakespeariani. (2021/2022)   1   
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce English literature and culture 1 [CInt F-O] [Cognomi A-E] (2021/2022)   6  eLearning
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce English literature and culture 2 [CInt] (2021/2022)   9  eLearning
Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies English Literature (i) (2021/2022)   6  eLearning
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce English literature and culture 2 [CInt] (2020/2021)   9  eLearning
Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies English Literature (i) (2020/2021)   6  eLearning
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce English literature and culture 2 [CInt] (2019/2020)   9  eLearning
Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies English Literature (i) (2019/2020)   6  eLearning
Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies English Literature (i) (2018/2019)   6  eLearning
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce English literature and culture 1 [CInt F-O] [Cognomi P-Z] (2017/2018)   6  eLearning
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce English literature and culture 2 [CInt] (2017/2018)   9  eLearning
Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies English Literature (i) (2017/2018)   6  eLearning
Master's degree in Linguistics English linguistics LM with an introduction to Corpus Linguistics (2016/2017)   9  eLearning PART II
PART I
Master's degree in Linguistics English linguistics LM with an introduction to Corpus Linguistics (2015/2016)   9    PART II
Master's degree in Linguistics English linguistics LM (2014/2015)   9    PARTE II
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Publishing English Literature I (2013/2014)   9    (Modulo 1)
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce English Literature I [Cognomi A-E] (2012/2013)   6   
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce English Literature II [CInt M-Z] (2011/2012)   9    (Modulo 1)
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce English Literature II [CInt M-Z] (2010/2011)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce English Literature I [CInt A-L] (2009/2010)   6   
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Culture for Tourism and International Commerce (until 2007-2008) (not running) English Literature II [Tur] (2008/2009)   6   
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Culture for Tourism and International Commerce (until 2007-2008) (not running) English Literature I [F - O Commercio Internazionale] (2007/2008)   3   
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Culture for Tourism and International Commerce (until 2007-2008) (not running) English Literature I [F - O Turismo] (2007/2008)   3   
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Culture for Tourism and International Commerce (until 2007-2008) (not running) English Literature I [F - O Commercio Internazionale] (2006/2007)   3   
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Culture for Tourism and International Commerce (until 2007-2008) (not running) English Literature I [F - O Turismo] (2006/2007)   3   

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Research interests
Topic Description Research area
Early Modern Autobiography and Madness The relationship between autobiography and madness in early modern Protestant culture, with regard to the notions of religious melancholy and 'affliction of conscience' in seventeenth-century English autobiographical writings, conversion narratives and diaries, also in the light of the dawning tradition of spiritual autobiography. English and Anglophone Literatures
Religious works
Restoration Tragic Theatre Restoration tragedy and early eighteenth-century tragedy (John Dryden, Thomas Otway, Nathaniel Lee, Nicholas Rowe), with special regard to the representation of kingship. Shakespearean adaptations. English and Anglophone Literatures
Theatre
Jacobite culture Jacobite culture and literature in Britain; the political and devotional writings of James II Stuart. English and Anglophone Literatures
Cultural Studies and Mentalities
Shakespeare in 19th-century Italy Shakespeare on the Italian nineteenth-century stage, with special regards to Ernesto Rossi's roles and performances. English and Anglophone Literatures
Shakespeare
Projects
Title Starting date
Classical and Early Modern Intersections: Sophocles and Shakespeare 10/1/17
“Copied from the age”. The Use of Rape on the Eighteenth-Century Stage 10/1/16
Kingship, Tyranny, and Power 6/1/16
‘All things changed to the contrary’. Comic-Tragic Contiguities in the Verona Plays. 1/1/15
U. von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, "What is an Attic tragedy?" 1/1/15
Shakespeare on the nineteenth-century Italian stage 1/1/15
The early modern book: textual and digital philology 1/1/15
‘Over the water’: giacobitismo e giacobiti alla corte di St-Germain-en-Laye 5/1/13
Crisis and reconciliation in Romeo and Juliet 1/1/13
Shakespeare a Muse for Europe?: Renaissance / Reformation, Revolution / Romanticism and War 1/1/13
Il Piacere del Male. Le rappresentazioni letterarie di un’antinomia morale 10/1/12
Follia e autobiografia nell’Inghilterra del Seicento 6/1/12
Malattia e cura nel Cinque-Seicento inglese: intersezioni discorsive e testuali. 12/1/10
“Is there a ‘literary’ text in this class?”. Letteratura, cultura ed ermeneutica nell’anglistica contemporanea. 1/27/10
The construction of modernity and Restoration drama: tradition and experiment 1/1/09