LAUREN SUROVI

Credentials: Job Market Candidate in Italian

Email: surovi@wisc.edu

Address:
712 Van Hise Hall

EDUCATION

  • B.A., International Relations and Italian, Syracuse University
  • M.A., Italian, Middlebury College

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Italian Renaissance literature, with particular focus on the intersections between theatre and politics; Renaissance Florence; Machiavelli, Aretino, Tasso.

DISSERTATION TITLE

Rimedio as Medical, Political, and Social Cure in Italian Renaissance Drama

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • “‘Per procacciarvi il rimedio con il proprio sangue’: Pietro Aretino and the Satirical Remedy,” SCSC, Milwaukee, WI, Oct 2017.
  • “The Madonna and the Whore: Problematizing Pasolini’s Portrayal of Women and Sexuality in Mamma Roma and Teorema,” MLA, Philadelphia, Jan. 2017.
  • “A Sublime Virtù: Translating History, Power, and the Human in Machiavelli’s Principe,” MMLA, St. Louis, Nov. 2016.
  • “The Toxic Cure: Remedy and Poison in Machiavelli’s Mandragola,” GAFIS, Madison, WI, April 2016.
  • La Storia behind Elsa Morante’s romanzo popolare,” GAFIS, Madison, WI, April 2014.

COURSES TAUGHT

  • ITA 101
  • ITA 102
  • ITA 203
  • Lit Trans 360
  • Italian for Reading Knowledge, UW Continuing Studies