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Elena Urgnani

Elena Urgnani, Italian, American scholar and writer. Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici grantee, 1995-1996, National Endowment for Humanities-Boccaccio Institute grantee, Yale University, summer 1991, Ministero Dell'Universita e Della Ricerca grantee, Rutgers University, 1989. Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers Italian, Amnesty International, Hands Off Cain, Association Against Death Penalty, Phi Sigma Iota.

Background

  • Urgnani, Elena was born on October 19, 1960 in Milan. Daughter of Enzo and Maria Luisa (Rustici) University.

  • Education

    • Laurea in Lettere, University Degli Studi di Milan, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy in Italian, Rutgers University, 1990.

    Career

    • Teaching assistant Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1986-1988, visiting part-time lecturer, 1988-1990. Visiting assistant professor Italian University Vermont, Burlington, 1990-1991, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts, 1991-1992. Reader and consultant for modern Italian narrative Mondadori Public House, Milan, 1992-1995.

      Lecturer English Ist. Magazine "Agnesi", 1995-1996. Teacher Italian and Latin literature Liceo Linguistico "Manzoni", 1996-1999.

      Teacher Italian and history various other high schools. Tenured, secondary state school teacher, Italian and History, 2000.

    Works

    • Co-editor La Fusta (Magazine of Italian Studies), 1989-1990. Co-founder Mediante (Magazine of Italian Literature), 1985-1986. Author: Sogni e Visioni, 1991.

      Author, Noventa, 1998, La vicenda letteraria e politica di Eleonora de Fonseca Pimentel, 1998. Contributor articles to professional journals. Contributor entries to Dictionary of Literature Biography, vols.

      114, 128, 264. Author poetry in Berkeley Poetry Review, 1993-1994, short stories in Mediante, 1985, short stories and novel to on-line database Il Coleottero Zebrato.

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers Italian, Amnesty International, Hands Off Cain, Association Against Death Penalty, Phi Sigma Iota.

    Personality

    Interests

    Archery, swimming, recorder.

    Connections

    • Married Giuseppe Galuffo, March 2006. 1 child, Pietro.
    • father: Enzo University
    • mother: Maria Luisa (Rustici) University
    • spouse: Giuseppe Galuffo
    • child: Pietro Urgnani
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    Born October 19, 1960
    (age 57)
    Nationality
    • 1986
      University Degli Studi di Milan
    • 1990
      Rutgers University
    • 1986 - 1988
      Teaching assistant, Rutgers University
      New Brunswick, Canada
    • 1990 - 1991
      visiting assistant, professor Italian University Vermont
      Burlington, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1991 - 1992
      visiting assistant, professor Italian University Vermont
      Norton, Virginia, United States
    • 1992 - 1995
      reader and consultant, for modern Italian narrative Mondadori Public House
      Milan, Illinois, United States
    • 1995 - 1996
      lecturer, English Ist. Magazine "Agnesi"
    • 1996 - 1999
      teacher, Italian and Latin literature Liceo Linguistico "Manzoni"
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