Literary programme

The literary course is run in partnership with the Laboratory of Literature Studies directed by Prof. Alfredo Luzi
In 2017 the literary course is based on Giacomo Leopardi and Eugenio Montale poetry. The course will be running from May 2017 until October 2017 included, with a minimum of 6 participants. 


Biographical Notes: Prof. Alfredo Luzi


Alfredo Luzi is Professor of Contemporary Italian Literature in the Faculty of Literature and Philosophy at Macerata University.

He has taught Theory and Techniques of Journalistic language, Language of Public Administration, History of the Italian language, History of Theatre and Performing Arts.
He currently teaches Sociology of Literature, Italian Literature and Cinema and Comparative Literature.
He has been a visiting professor at the Universities of Liège, Amsterdam, Montreal, Smith College, Nancy, York, Melbourne, Strasbourg, Yale, Aix-en-Provence, Ankara, Izmir, Clermont-Ferrand, ENS Lyon, Split and Bordeaux.
He has held conferences and seminars in numerous countries in Europe, the USA, South America, Asia, Australia and Africa. He is President of the Institute of Research for Literature and Society in the Marche region of Italy.
He is a member of the 'Mario Puccini' Standing Committee.
He presides over the literary awards 'Libero Bigiaretti-City of Matelica', 'Joyce Lussu-City of Offida' and 'Maria Teresa Di Lascia'.

An expert of the sociology of literature, contemporary Italian poetry, regional and emigration literature, Alfredo Luzi has published volumes on Mario Luzi, Vittorio Sereni, Ugo Betti, Giacomo Leopardi, Libero Bigiaretti, Scipio Slataper, as well as numerous essays on authors and topics of literary criticism, and 19th and 20th century Italian literature.




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