Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

DEPARTMENT OF

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

DEPARTMENT OF

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Donato Santeramo

Professor
Associated with Cultural Studies

Research interest: 20th-century Italian theatre and literature, literary studies, semiotics

Email: ds19@queensu.ca
Phone: 613-533-2112
Office: Kingston Hall 412
Office hours: by appointment
 

Education

Ph.D. in Italian Studies, University of Toronto
“Laurea” in Lettere e filosofia, University of Rome La Sapienza

About

Professor Donato Santeramo earned his “laurea” in Lettere e filosofia from the University of Rome La Sapienza and received his Ph.D. in Italian Studies from the University of Toronto. His research has been primarily in the areas of 20th-century Italian theatre and literature, literary studies and semiotics. His most recent publications are: “Luigi Pirandello: oltre la scrittura … la recitazione”, (2012); “Le sorti del tragico: la poetica del malincomico, (2012); “Baudelaire e Pirandello: La nascita del malincomico”, (2011) and “Gordon Craig and the Futurists”, (2011).

He has also translated and directed several plays written by Italian playwrights and staged them in Kingston, Toronto and New York.  Dr. Santeramo is a member of several editorial boards of Italian journals dedicated to the fields of literature, theatre and film.

Teaching

On leave for the 2017-2018 academic year