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scholar and writer

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

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other 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