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Professor Eleonora Stoppino, French and Italian, receives IPRH Faculty Fellowship for 2017-18

2/21/2017  8:00 am

Eleonora Stoppino, Associate Professor and Italian, has been awarded a Faculty Fellowship for the 2017-18 academic year from the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities (IPRH).

The IPRH theme for 2017-2018 is “Paradigm Shifts.”

IPRH grants fellowships to Illinois faculty and graduate students, who spend the year engaged in research and writing. Faculty Fellows are provided with one semester of release time and research funds.

Professor Stoppino also is Undergraduate Advisor in Italian and Director of the Program in Medieval Studies.

Her research interests include literature and culture of the Middle Ages and Early Modern period; Dante, Boccaccio, Ariosto, Tasso, the Italian epic tradition, and medieval conduct literature; gender studies; travel literature and Mediterranean studies; philology and semiotics; and animal studies.