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Dr Anna Pegoretti

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

AHRC-funded Project Dante and Late Medieval Florence

Room H4.07

Tel: +44 (0)2476 573434

Office hrs: by appointment

Humanities Building, University Road
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL


Dr Anna Pegoretti is the Postdoctoral Research Fellow for the AHRC-funded Project "Dante and Late Medieval Florence: Theology in Poetry, Practice and Society", co-led by the University of Leeds and Warwick. As part of this project, she is investigating Florentine Mendicant schools and libraries in the age of Dante (1280-1300 c).

Before coming to Warwick, Dr Pegoretti was the F.A. Yates short-term Fellow at the Warburg Institute-SAS University of London (Sept-Dec 2010) and the Newton International Fellow for the British Academy at the University of Leeds (2011-2012). She was the Warwick Transatlantic Fellow at Notre Dame University in April 2014. She holds a PhD in Italian Studies from the Università di Pisa.

Research interests

  • Dante Studies, including Dante's Fortune
  • Literature and Art History
  • History of the Book
  • History of Education in Medieval and Early Modern Italy
  • Geography and Literature in Medieval and Early Modern Italy

Teaching and supervisions

  • Italian Palaeography: MA module, full responsibility (2013-2014; 2014-2015)
  • IT318 ‘Introducing Dante’s Purgatory and Paradise’: upper-undergraduate course, taught with Simon Gilson and Fabio Camilletti (2013-2014)
  • since 2011 I regularly collaborate with the Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna co-supervising BA and MA dissertations on Dante Alighieri's works and their afterlife

Selected publications

Qualifications & Fellowships

  • Warwick Transatlantic Fellow (March-April 2014)
  • Newton International Fellow for the British Academy at the University of Leeds (2011-2012)
  • F.A. Yates short-term fellow at the Warburg Institute
  • PhD (Studi Italianistici) Università di Pisa (2009)
  • BA+MA (Lettere Moderne) Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna (2005)
  • BA (Violin) Conservatorio "F.A. Bonporti" di Trento (2000)

Editorial Activity

Member of the editorial board of the scientific peer-reviewed journal L’Alighieri (since 2013)

Professional Memberships

  • Leeds Centre for Dante Studies
  • Society for Italian Studies (SIS)
  • Renaissance Society of America (RSA)

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