Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Italian Studies Winners

2014

  • Nick Wilding, Georgia State University, for Galileo’s Idol: Gianfrancesco Sagredo and the Politics of Knowledge (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2014)

2012

  • Alessia Ricciardi, Northwestern University, for After La Dolce Vita: A Cultural Prehistory of Berlusconi’s Italy (Stanford Univ. Press, 2012)

2010

  • Michelangelo Sabatino, University of Houston, for Pride in Modesty: Modernist Architecture and the Vernacular Tradition in Italy (Univ. of Toronto Press, 2010)

  • Honorable mention: Alessandro Polcri, Fordham University, for Luigi Pulci e la Chimera: Studi sull’allegoria nel Morgante (Società Editrice Fiorentina, 2010)

2008

  • Joseph Luzzi, Bard College, for Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy (Yale Univ. Press, 2008)

2006

  • Cristina Della Coletta, University of Virginia, for World's Fairs Italian Style: The Great Exhibitions in Turin and Their Narratives, 1860–1915 (Univ. of Toronto Press, 2006)

2004

  • Raymond B. Waddington, University of California, Davis, for Aretino's Satyr: Sexuality, Satire, and Self-Projection in Sixteenth-Century Literature and Art (Univ. of Toronto Press, 2004)

  • Honorable mention: Ingrid D. Rowland, University of Notre Dame School of Architecture, for The Scarith of Scornello: A Tale of Renaissance Forgery (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2004)

2002

  • Lina Bolzoni, Scuola Normale di Pisa, for La rete delle immagini: Predicazione in volgare dalle origini a Bernardino da Siena (Giulio Einaudi Editore, 2002)

2000

  • Gaetana Marrone-Puglia, Princeton University, for The Gaze and the Labyrinth: The Cinema of Liliana Cavani (Princeton Univ. Press, 2000)

*1998–99

  • Margaret Brose, University of California, Santa Barbara, for Leopardi Sublime (Re Enzo Editrice, 1998)

  • Nancy L. Canepa, Dartmouth College, for From Court to Forest: Giambattista Basile's Lo cunto de li cunti and the Birth of the Literary Fairy Tale (Wayne State Univ. Press, 1999)

*1996–97

  • Barbara Spackman, University of California, Berkeley, for Fascist Virilities: Rhetoric, Ideology, and Social Fantasy in Italy (Univ. of Minnesota Press, 1996)

  • Honorable mention: Dennis Looney, University of Pittsburgh, for Compromising the Classics: Romance Epic Narrative in the Italian Renaissance (Wayne State Univ. Press, 1996)

*1994–95

  • Robert S. Dombroski, City University of New York and University of Connecticut, Storrs, for Properties of Writing: Ideological Discourse in Modern Italian Fiction (Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1994)

  • Karen Pinkus, University of Southern California, for Bodily Regimes: Italian Advertising under Fascism (Univ. of Minnesota Press, 1995)

*During 1996–2000, the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Italian Studies was awarded jointly with the Howard R. Marraro Prize, which is now awarded separately in even-numbered years.