Dr. Serena Todesco

Title prefix: 
Dr.
First name: 
Serena
Family name: 
Todesco
Country: 
Ireland
Institution: 
University College Cork, Ireland
Department: 
Italian
Title: 
PhD
Short description: 

Serena Todesco (1980) is a researcher and literary translator, currently living in Zagreb (Croatia), after a few years spent between Italy, Belgium and Ireland.

She holds a PhD in Italian Literature (University College Cork, 2012), an MA in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies (University of Limerick, 2008), and a Degree in Translation and Interpreting (Università degli Studi di Bologna-Forlì, 2003).

Her research interests include gender studies, Leonardo Sciascia and Sicilian historical fiction, women’s historiography in Italy, Italian 20th-century prose writing, and female autobiographies.

 

Languages: 
Italian English French Croatian
Teaching areas: 

 

 

 

Research areas: 

19th- and 20th-century Italian literature; gender studies; genre theory; historical novel and postmodernism; feminist revisions of history and historiography; Italian women's literature; poetry translation; translation studies.