Joseph Bruno

Joseph Bruno-Chomin
Ph.D. Candidate, Italian Studies
Contact Information
Email: 
brunjo@sas.upenn.edu
Phone: 
(215) 898-8985
Fax: 
(215) 898-0933

Joseph (Giuseppe) Bruno-Chomin holds a B.A. magna cum laude in Italian Studies from St. John’s University in New York, an M.A. in Italian Literature from Queens College CUNY and an M.A. in Italian Literature from the University of Pennsylvania. His varied academic interests include Italian Renaissance literature with emphasis on gender studies, women writers, natural philosophy and the history of science.

Publications:

  • Journal of Italian Translation, Volume VI, 1&2, Spring/Fall 2011, an excerpt from Giuseppe Rizzo’s novel, L’invenzione di Palermo.
  • Journal of Italian Translation, Volume VII, N. 1, Spring 2012, an excerpt from Gilberte by Ignazio Apolloni.

Peer Reviewed Articles:

 

  • "...Che i matti dicano spropositi" A Discussion of Cometary Theory and Superstition in Seventeenth Century Italy," Nuncius 32/1 (2017): 85-110.