Sandra Parmegiani | College of Arts

Sandra Parmegiani

Associate Professor, Head of Italian & European Studies
School of Languages and Literatures
Email: 
sparmegi@uoguelph.ca
Phone number: 
519-824-4120, ext. 54989
Office: 
MacKinnon 275

Description

 

Education

  • BA, Università degli Studi di Trieste (Italy)
  • MA,
  • Doctorate, University of Rome La Sapienza/University of Trieste
  • PhD, University of Toronto

Fields of Specialization

  • European novel from the Enlightenment to the Romantic period
  • Eighteenth and early nineteenth century Anglo-Italian relations
  • Contemporary Italian Literature
  • History of Publishing in Modern Europe
  • Digital Humanities

Professional Activities

  • Past-President, Canadian Society for Italian Studies (CSIS),
  • Manuscript Evaluator for “Quaderni d’Italianistica”, 2000-present
  • Board member, Italian Canadian Archives Project (ICAP)

Research

Current Research Projects
  • Transcultural Journalism in the Long Eighteenth Century
  • Conduct manuals for women in Modern Europe

Publications

Books

  • Femminismo e femminismi nella scrittura italiana dall’Ottocento al XXI secolo. Ed. By Sandra Parmegiani and Michela Prevedello. Firenze: Società Editrice Fiorentina (forthcoming 2018).
  • Ugo Foscolo and English Culture. Oxford: Legenda, 2011, 164 p.
  • Far libri. Anita Pittoni e lo Zibaldone. Trieste: Edizioni Parnaso, 1995, 190 p.
Chapters in Books
 
  • “Remembering War. Memory and History in Claudio Magris’s Blameless.” In Transmissions of Memory: Echoes, Traumas and Nostalgia. Ed. Patrizia Sambuco. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press [forthcoming 2018]
  • “Tra mito e frammento: l’elogio del margine nella letteratura di Claudio Magris.” In Cronache dal cielo stretto: scrivere il Nordest. Ed. Cristina Perissinotto and Charles Klopp. Udine: Forum, 2013. 117-142.
  • “In Search of a Nation: Renaissance Motifs in Ugo Foscolo’s Pre-romantic Historical and Literary Criticism.” The Renaissance in the Nineteenth Century. Ed. Yannick Portebois and Nicholas Terpstra. Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies. Essays and Studies, No. 2, 2003. 143-157.
  • “L’immagine della donna nelle raccolte di narrativa veneziane del Settecento e di primo Ottocento.” L’Italia nella lingua e nel pensiero. Ed. Anthony Mollica and Riccardo Campa. Quaderni di Libri e riviste d’Italia, 46. Roma: Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato. 2002. 1:181-189.
     

Edited Journals

  • Claudio Magris and European Identities. Special Issue ot The Journal of European Studies. Ed. Sandra Parmegiani. 42:4, December 2012.
  • Intersezioni letterarie. Claudio Magris e Marisa Madieri. Special Issue of Quaderni d'italianistica. Ed. Sandra Parmegiani. 32:1, Spring 2011.
     

Selected Articles

  • “Textual Mobility in the Eighteenth Century: English Novels and the Venetian Press.” Crossways Journal, 1 (2017): 1-11. 
  • “Da Sterne alla critica dei romanzi inglesi nell’Epistolario di Foscolo.” Cahiers d'études italiennes, 20 (2015): 119-133.
  • "The Presence of Myth in Claudio Magris's Postmillennial Narrative." Intersezioni letterarie. La narrativa di Claudio Magris e Marisa Madieri. Special issue of Quaderni d'Italianistica. Ed. Sandra Parmegiani. 32:1 (2011).
  • “Ipocondria, scienza medica e poesia. Una congiuntura settecentesca.” Quaderni d’Italianistica XXVIII, 2 (2007): 119-142.
  • “A colloquio con Claudio Magris. Tra approdi e naufragi dell’Io: considerazioni su vent’anni di narrativa.” Italian Culture 22, 1 (2004): 137-156.
  • “L’interpretazione foscoliana di Machiavelli: modello di lingua, stile letterario e pensiero politico.” Studi Rinascimentali 1 (2003): 155-160.

Translations

"George Prochnik’s Gardens in Wartime" from The Impossible Exile. Translated by Sandra Parmegiani. Journal of Italian Translation, XI, 2 (2016): 131-169.

Teaching Honours

2012                Student Senate Council – Contribution of Teaching Award
2009-2010       College of Arts Faculty Teaching Excellence Award.
2006                The University of Western Ontario Honour, “University Student’s Council
                        Teaching Honour Roll.”
2004                The University of Western Ontario Honour, “University Student’s Council
                        Teaching Honour Roll”

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