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Andrea Severi

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Classical Philology and Italian Studies

Academic discipline: L-FIL-LET/10 Italian Literature

Curriculum vitae

Andrea Severi, born in Bologna in 1981, graduated at the University of Bologna in 2005 discussing a thesis in Humanistic Philology on “The eclogues of Baptista Spagnoli Mantuanus” (110 cum laude). In 2006 he began a PhD at the International School of the University of Florence in “Civiltà dell'Umanesimo e del Rinascimento”. In April 2009, he discussed his PhD thesis on the critical edition of the “Adolescentia” by Baptista Spagnoli Mantuanus, which has been published in 2010 by Bononia University Press. From August 1st 2017 he has a position of junior researcher (Ricercatore a tempo determinato di tipo A) at the Department of Classical Philology and Italian Studies of the University of Bologna.

A.S. is director of the academic journal www.griseldaonline.it; since 2008 he's also in the editorial board of the journal “Ecdotica”. He regularly cooperates with the journal “Studi e Problemi di Critica Testuale”.

A.S., beside being the author of more than twenty academic publications in the field of Medieval and Humanistic age (concerning Dante, Petrarca, Valla and the Humanism in Bologna), published with L. Chines an anthology of L.B. Alberti's latin works (Bur, Milano, may 2012). He already has several partecipations at international conferences: for instance, at “Renaissance reborn” (March 2007, Jadavpur University of Kolkata); at “International Symposium Francesco Petrarca” (April 2010, Eugene, Oregon); at XV Congress of the International Association for Neo-Latin Studies (Muenster 5-11/8/2012).

Since February 2007 he was President of the Cultural Association “La Bottega dell'Elefante” (then “La nuova Bottega dell'Elefante). Among many others initiatives, A.S. organized two simposia in the Aula Magna of the University of Bologna: “Literature and national identity” and “Dialogues between Renaissances. Polyphony of our Fifteenth century”, both promoted by Carisbo Foundation.