Person

Silvia Riccardi

M. A.

PhD Candidate

Address

English Department
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Rempartstr. 15
​79085 Freiburg
Germany

 

Research Interests

Romanticism
Intermedial Studies – Literature and Visual Arts
William Blake
Iconography
Metaphor Studies
Enactivism and Cognitive Approaches to Literature and Visual Arts
Comparative Literature and Anglo-Italian Studies

Academic CV

Since 05/2015
PhD Candidate in English Literature, University of Freiburg, Germany

02/2015
Master of Arts in Euro-American Modern Languages and Literature (English and German), University of Pisa, Italy (‘summa cum laude’)

12/2012
Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Languages and Literature (English and German), University of Pisa, Italy

Research Projects

08/2015–12/2016
“CRC 1015 Otium. Muße. Konzepte, Räume, Figuren” – research assistant for Medieval to Renaissance Italian literature, University of Freiburg (Germany)

01–03/2016
“CRC Transnational Cultural Dislocations: Communities, Languages, Literature and Criticism” – researcher and editor of literature reviews on Dante Alighieri and British Romantic art and literature for the research platform “Dislocazioni Transnazionali. Scenari in movimento. Individui e comunità, testi ed oggetti, idee critiche”, University of Pisa (Italy)

Teaching Experience

06/2014–08/2016
​Teaching Assistant of Italian Language Studies at University of Freiburg (Germany)

Invited Lectures

“Henry Fuseli’s Oneiric Realms: Iconography and Beyond.” Basel (Switzerland), 17 October 2018.

Conferences

“Supernaturalism and the Word-Image Relationship in British Romanticism.” ESSE 14, Brno (Czech Republic), 28-29 August, 2018.

“Entwining Patterns: William Blake and the Intermedial Isotopy of Biomorphism.” Open, NASSR, Providence (USA), 22-25 June, 2018.

“Experiencing The Nightmare: The Inland Dimension in Henry Fuseli’s Oneiric Painting.” EUCOR, Freiburg (Germany), 6-7 April, 2018.

“Dante in Romantic England: The Criticism of Samuel Taylor Coleridge.” EUCOR, Strasbourg (France), 22-23 April, 2016.

“‘The First Duty of a Poet’: What Dante Meant to Samuel Taylor Coleridge.” Pisa (Italy), 11-13 February, 2016.

Scholarships

10/2016-present
PhD Research Grant LGFG (Landesgraduiertenförderungsgesetz), University of Freiburg

01-04/2016
PhD Research Grant DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst), University of Freiburg

10-12/2015
Postgraduate Traineeship Scholarship (University of Pisa), University of Freiburg

04–08/2015
Erasmus Traineeship Scholarship (University of Pisa), University of Freiburg

10/2014–02/2015
Master’s Thesis Research Abroad Scholarship (University of Pisa), University of Freiburg

04–09/2014
Erasmus Study Scholarship (University of Pisa), University of Freiburg

Publications

“William Blake”, “Henry Boyd”, “George Gordon Byron”, “Byron e Francesca”, “Henry Francis Cary”, “Geoffrey Chaucer”, “Samuel Taylor Coleridge”, “John Flaxman”, “Cronologia traduzioni e adattamenti da Chaucer ai Romantici”, “Ugo Foscolo”, “Henry Fuseli”, “William Hazlitt”, “John Keats”, “John Milton”, “Joshua Reynolds”, “Percy Bysshe Shelley”. Dante in Inghilterra, 2018 at Dislocazioni Translazionali

“‘The First Duty of a Poet’: What Dante Meant to Samuel Taylor Coleridge.” Journeys Through Changing Landscapes, eds C. Dente and F. Fedi, Pisa: Pisa University Press, 73–86, 2017.

Affiliations

Deutscher Anglistenverband
European Society for the Study of English
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism

References

Prof. Dr. Jan Alber, English Department, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Prof. Dr. Monika Fludernik, English Department, University of Freiburg, Germany
Prof. Dr. Roberta Ferrari, English Department, University of Pisa, Italy
Prof. Dr. Thomas Klinkert, Romance Studies Department, University of Zurich, Switzerland