Daniela Sannino has a PhD in Modern Philology (Federico II, Naples). She carried out her research at the Universities of Naples and Paris (Sorbonne Nouvelle) studying literary cultural mediation between Italy and France during the 19th century.
Following her graduation in 2004 in Modern Italian literature, she obtained her Master’s degree in 2006 working on Grazia Deledda’s short stories. She has collaborated with the Biblioteca Universitaria, Naples, contributing to a series of seminars on Elsa Morante. She has also been appointed editor of an inventory of Domenico Morelli’s correspondence held at the National Library Vittorio Emanuele III (2009).
Having obtained an Abroad Mobility Scholarship from the University of Urbino (Carlo Bo) and having finished her doctoral thesis on Luigi Gualdo in late 2009, Daniela joined the University of Edinburgh in 2010 to start a new research project. This current study focuses on the cultural mediator Carlo Placci and on the British and Italian reciprocal influences in modern and contemporary literature. Her main interest lies in the role of Italian, French and English passeurs culturels in the 19th century at the moment when a cultural world gives in and new trends make themselves noticed for the first time.
While at the University of Edinburgh Daniela has also been and currently is (2010-2013) a tutor of Italian language. During her academic experience in Edinburgh she has been Conference Organiser for the International Symposium ‘Tu se’ lo mio Maestro e ‘l mio Autore’ (University of Edinburgh 23-24 September 2010), IPSE Clerk (2010-2012), EJGS Decennial Special Editorial Assistant, and EJGS Decennial Special Events Team Member, as well as PhD Candidate under the supervision of Professor Federica Pedriali.
This article was published on Oct 30, 2012