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Faculty Profile

VALERIO CAPPOZZO

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MODERN LANGUAGES
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MODERN LANGUAGE
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HOWRY 207
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-6980
Joined UM: 08/18/2011

Areas of Expertise

  • ANCIENT, MEDIEVAL AND MODERN HERMENEUTICS
  • HISTORY, MODERN ITALY
  • LITERATURE, COMPOSITION AND RHETORIC
  • LITERATURE, CRITICAL THEORY AND LITERARY CRITICISM
  • MANUSCRIPT STUDIES
  • MEDIEVAL STUDIES
  • POETRY WRITING
  • RELIGIOUS LITERATURE

Brief Bio

Dr. Valerio Cappozzo is an Assistant Professor of Italian and Director of the I earned a B.A. in Dante: Philology and Criticism in Rome, Italy (2003), an M.A. in Italian Literature (2007), and a Ph.D. in Medieval Studies at Indiana University (2012). His research focuses on the influence of Islamic dream and divinatory sciences on early Italian poetry, on which he has published several scholarly articles. He is currently preparing a book on the edition of a widely circulated dream manual, the Somniale Danielis, in the context of Italian medieval and humanist literary miscellanies.

Degrees

MA
LITERATURE
INDIANA UNIVERSITY/ BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA (2007)
PHD
ITALIAN
INDIANA UNIVERSITY/ BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA (2012)