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Andrea Ceccherelli

Full Professor

Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Academic discipline: L-LIN/21 Slavic Studies

Curriculum vitae

Andrea Ceccherelli is Full Professor of Polish Language and Literature at the University of Bologna. Born in Florence on 13th February 1970, in 1995 he graduated at the University of Florence in Polish Literature with a dissertation about the poet and prosewriter Tadeusz Micinski. In 1995/96 he spent the whole academic year in Wroclaw thanks to a scholarship financed by the University of Florence. From 1996 to 2000 he attended the doctoral course in Slavistics at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" and carried out his researches in Warsaw and Cracow. In 2001 he obtained the PhD degree discussing a dissertation on the XVIth-century "Lives of Saints" composed by the Polish Jesuit Piotr Skarga. From 2001 to 2004 he worked as "ricercatore" at the University of Lecce. Since 2000 he has been teaching Polish Language and Literature at the University of Bologna. His main fields of research are Polish XVI-XVII-c. and XX-c. literature, Polish-Italian literary contacts, translation and self-translation. He is the author of a book about W. Szymborska's work (Szymborska. Un alfabeto del mondo), published in 2016. He is also a translator from Polish into Italian (Milosz, Herbert, Twardowski, some poems by Szymborska and Zagajewski).  His translation of Milosz's Road-side Dog (Il cagnolino lungo la strada, Adelphi Edizioni) was awarded the prize "Leone Traverso - Opera prima" in Monselice in 2003. He was dean of the School of Languages and Literature, Interpreting and Translation of the University of Bologna in 2016-2018.