Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Publication Award for a Manuscript in Italian Literary Studies Winners


  • Ruth Ben-Ghiat, New York University, for Italian Fascism’s Empire Cinema (Indiana Univ. Press)


  • Sarah Rolfe Prodan, University of Toronto, for “Michelangelo’s Christian Mysticism: Spirituality, Poetry and Art in Sixteenth-Century Italy” (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2014)


  • Teodolinda Barolini, Columbia University, and Richard Lansing, Brandeis University, for “Dante’s Lyrics: Poems of Youth and the Vita Nuova
  • Honorable mention: Konrad Eisenbichler, University of Toronto, for “The Sword and the Pen: Women, Politics, and Poetry in Sixteenth-Century Siena” (Univ. of Notre Dame Press)


  • Jo Ann Cavallo, Columbia University, for “The World beyond Europe in the Romance Epics of Boiardo and Ariosto”
  • Demetrio S. Yocum, University of Notre Dame, for “Petrarch’s Humanist Writing and Carthusian Monasticism: The Secret Language of the Self”


  • Paola Gambarota, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, for Irresistible Signs: The Genius of Language and Italian National Identity (Univ. of Toronto Press)


  • Kristin Phillips-Court, University of Wisconsin, Madison, for The Perfect Genre: Drama and Painting in Renaissance Italy


  • Lina N. Insana, University of Pittsburgh, for Arduous Tasks: Primo Levi, Translation, and the Transmission of Holocaust Testimony (Univ. of Toronto Press)


  • Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg, Brown University, for The Pinocchio Effect: On Making Italians (1860–1920) (Univ. of Chicago Press)


  • Justin Steinberg, University of Chicago, for Accounting for Dante: Urban Readers and Writers in Late Medieval Italy (Univ. of Notre Dame Press, 2006)


  • Donald Beebe, West Linn, Oregon, executive ed.; Anne Borelli, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, trans. and ed.; and Maria C. Pastore Passaro, Central Connecticut State University, trans. and ed., for The Selected Writings of Girolamo Savonarola: Religion and Politics, 1490–1498 (Yale Univ. Press, 2005)


  • Elizabeth Leake, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, for The Reinvention of Ignazio Silone (Univ. of Toronto Press, 2003)


  • Theodore Cachey, Jr., University of Notre Dame, for Petrarch's Guide to the Holy Land (Univ. of Notre Dame Press, 2002)


  • Nelson Moe, Barnard College, for The View from Vesuvius: Italian Culture and the Southern Question (Univ. of California Press, 2002)


  • Victoria Eulalia Kirkham, University of Pennsylvania, for Fabulous Vernacular: Boccaccio's Filocolo and the Art of Medieval Fiction (Univ. of Michigan Press, 2001)


  • Rebecca West, University of Chicago, for Gianni Celati: The Craft of Everyday Storytelling (Univ. of Toronto Press, 1999)


  • Hermann W. Haller, Queens College, City University of New York, for The Other Italy: The Literary Canon in Dialect (Univ. of Toronto Press, 1999)