Dr.  Paulo  Chirumbolo 

Assistant Professor  - Foreign Language and Literature

Bachelor's Degree(s): 1994: Laurea in Lingue e Letterature Moderne e Contemporanee. Dipartimento di Anglistica, Università “La Sapienza” of Rome. Thesis topic: Dall’insegnamento della letteratura all’educazione letteraria. Nuove prospettive didattiche.
Master's Degree: M.A. in Semiotics. University of Toronto. M.A. in Italian Studies. University of Toronto.
PhD: PhD in Italian Studies. University of Toronto. Thesis topic: Romanzi allo specchio. Aspetti metaletterari nella narrativa degli anni Sessanta di Paolo Volponi, Edoardo Sanguineti, Italo Calvino.
Phone: (225) 578-6779

E-mail: chirumbo@lsu.edu

Office: 328 Hodges Hall

 

Area of Interest

Modern and contemporary Italian literature, Cinema Studies, Literary Theory, Cultural Studies

Awards & Honors

2009: Recipient of the Teaching Enhancement Fund (Louisiana State University)

2008: Recipient of Foreign Travel Support Grant, College of Arts and Sciences (Louisiana State University)

2008: Recipient of Faculty Travel Grant (Louisiana State University)

2008: Recipient of the Arts Research Board Grant (McMaster University).

2007: Recipient of the Arts Research Board Grant (McMaster University).

2003-2004: Recipient of a University of Toronto Open Fellowship.

2002-2003: Recipient of a University of Toronto Open Fellowship.

2002: Recipient of the Emilio Goggio Scholarship (University of Toronto).

2001-2002: Recipient of a University of Toronto Open Fellowship.

2000-2001: Recipient of a University of Toronto Open Fellowship.

2000: Recipient of the Milton A. Buchanan Fellowship (University of Toronto).

1999-2000: Recipient of a University of Toronto Open Fellowship.

1998-1999: Recipient of a University of Toronto Open Fellowship.

1996: Recipient of the “Rendez Vous” scholarship (City of Lamezia Terme) for pursuit of graduate studies abroad.

Selected Publications

Authored Books

Tra coscienza ed autocoscienza. Saggi sulla narrativa degli anni sessanta. Volponi – Calvino – Sanguineti.  Soveria Mannelli: Rubbettino, 2009.

Edited Books

Neoavanguardia: Italian Experimental Literature and Arts in the 1960s. Edited with Mario Moroni and Luca Somigli. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010.

Transitions: Perspectives on Shifts in Italian Literature and Linguistics. Edited with D. Brancato, K. Reynolds (General Editors), and F. Calabrese. Firenze: Edizioni Cadmo, 2004.

Chapters in books

“ ‘Non ci stiamo!’ La Resistenza partigiana di Benedetto Santovito e quella letteraria di Francesco Guccini e Loriano Macchiavelli.” Quale memoria per il Noir italiano? Edited by Monica Jansen and Yasmina Khamal. Brussels: Peter Lang, 2010 (forthcoming).

“Literature and Arts in the 1960s: An Introduction.” With Mario Moroni.  Neoavanguardia: Italian Experimental Literature and Arts in the 1960s. Edited by Paolo Chirumbolo, Mario Moroni, and Luca Somigli. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010 (forthcoming).

“Signs and Designs: Sanguineti and Baj from Laborintus to The Biggest Art Book in the World.” Neoavanguardia: Italian Experimental Literature and Arts in the 1960s. Edited by Paolo Chirumbolo, Mario Moroni, and Luca Somigli. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010(forthcoming).

“Beppe Grillo. Un’espressione della contemporaneità culturale italiana tra politica, informazione, internet e spettacolo.” What’s Next? A St. Michael’s College Symposium. Edited by Francesco Guardiani. Ottawa: Legas, 2009 (forthcoming).

“Palandri e il cinema: da Woody Allen a Marco Bellocchio.” Generazione in movimento. Viaggio nella scrittura di Enrico Palandri. Edited by Enrico Minardi and Monica Francioso. Ravenna: Longo, 2009. 77-86. (Forthcoming).

“Italian-Canadian Culture in the New Millennium: An Introduction.” With Franco Gallippi. Italian-Canadian Culture in the New Millennium. Edited by Paolo Chirumbolo and Franco Gallippi. Italian Canadiana 22 (2008): 7-13.

“Palazzeschi e la neoavanguardia: appunti per una lettura de Il Doge e Stefanino.” L’arte del saltimbanco. Palazzeschi tra due avanguardie. Edited by Gino Tellini and Luca Somigli. Firenze: Centro Studi Palazzeschi, 2008. 147-160.

“Per un approccio interdisciplinare allo studio della letteratura e all’educazione letteraria.” Psicologia e didattica dell’educazione estetica. Edited by Renzo Titone. Torino: Società Editrice Internazionale, 1995. 19-30.

Specials Issues of Journals Edited

Italian-Canadian Culture in the New Millennium. Edited with Franco Gallippi. Italian Canadiana 22 (2008).