Recent PhD thesis topics in Italian

Date Author Title Supervisors
In progress Jovan Cavor Ex-Yugoslav migrant literature: where to next? Dr Franco Manai
  Eleanor Hamlyn Reading the Genre Codes in Giorgio Scerbanenco’s Hybridised Romanzi rosa Dr Franco Manai and Professor José Colmeiro
In progress Antonius Jesensek Bernard Shaw in Italian: Translators, Translations and Transmission of Ideas in Three Historical Periods: Pre-fascism, Fascism, Post-fascism Associate Professor Bernadette Luciano and Michel Pharand, Queen’s University Kingston Ontario Canada
  Bridget Tompkins Calvino and the Pygmalion Paradigm: Fashioning the Feminine in I nostri antenati and Gli amori difficili Associate Professor Bernadette Luciano and Dr Hilary Chung
2011 Ellen McRae Translation of the Sicilianità in the Fictional Languages of Giovanni Verga and Andrea Camilleri Associate Professor Bernadette Luciano
2010 Sandra-Mina Ewen Scottish-Italian Post-War Literature, Post-Colonial Theory and the Scottish ‘Risorgimento’ Dr Franco Manai
2010 Diana Johnston Le Donne Gialle: La rappresentazione delle donne nei romanzi di Marcello Fois e Andrea Camilleri Dr Franco Manai
2009 Ljubica Vojinović Writing Home. Yugoslavia: A country and a war as reflected in the literature of its migrants Dr Franco Manai
2008 Bridget Tompkins Focusing on the feminine: The female characters in Italo Calvino's Il barone rampante Dr Daniela Cavallaro
2006 Richard Atkins Is film adaptation a form of translation: Niccolò Ammaniti's Io non ho paura Associate Professor Bernadette Luciano
2006 Amelia Funaki War and Race: A discussion of the reality of war and ethnic identity in Patricia Grace's Tu and Emilio Lussu's Sardinian Brigade Dr Franco Manai
2006 Jelena Romic La tutela delle lingue minoritarie: il caso sardo Dr Franco Manai
2006 Mauro Rubino Website Localisation in the Italian Reality Associate Professor Bernadette Luciano
2005 Clorinda Di Tommaso From Giulia in ottobre to Pane e tulipani: Silvio Soldini's Women-Centred Cinema Associate Professor Bernadette Luciano
2005 Paula Green Writing Home (in bits and pieces) to her Mother and Father Associate Professor Bernadette Luciano
2002 Ana Berber Italian-English Translation of 'Materiali e tecniche per l'impianto di vigneto  
2001 Rebecca Blakey Modern illustrators of Dante's Inferno  
2001 Chloe Heffernan 'Un processo per stupro' and 'AAA Offresi': A Multi-layered Analysis of Two Feminist Documentaries Associate Professor Bernadette Luciano
2001 Lisa Newnham Narrating Self: The Writing of Cristina di Belgioioso: A Feminist Gaze on the Orient  
2000 John Cao From the Soccer Field to the Newspaper: An Exploration of Italian Sports Culture and Journalism Dr Franco Manai
2000 Jennifer Doran An Exploration of Oriana Fallaci's Niente e così sia Associate Professor Bernadette Luciano
2000 Franco Manai Internazionalizzazione e cultura manageriale: il caso italiano Associate Professor Bernadette Luciano
2000 Susanna Scarparo (Hi)Stories of Women's Lives: Imagining the past in Anna Banti's Artemisia, Maria Bellonci's Rinascimento Privato, Susan Daitch's L.C. and Drusilla Modjeska's Poppy Associate Professor Bernadette Luciano and Associate Professor Mike Hanne
2000 Mark Stuart Three translations of Dario Fo's Morte accidentale Associate Professor Bernadette Luciano