Giuseppe Bruno-Chomin

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


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 Studies from Queens College CUNY, an M.A. in Italian Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. His academic interests include Early Modern Literature, with an emphasis on Intellectual History, History of Science, Religious Studies, and Gender Studies. His dissertation, entitled The Italian Library of Cyrano de Bergerac (1619-1655), explores the French philosopher’s use of Italian works in his L’Autre Monde.

 

Peer Reviewed Articles:


"Utopian Redemption and the Plurality of Worlds: Tommaso Campanella and Cyrano de Bergerac, " Rinascimento 59 (2019): 427-446.

 

""...Che i matti dicano spropositi." A Discussion of Cometary Theory and Superstition in Seventeenth Century Italy," Nuncius 32.1 (2017): 85-110.

 

Published Translations


Irene Fosi, Inquisition, Conversion, and Foreigners in Baroque Rome, trans. Giuseppe Bruno-Chomin (Leiden-Boston: Brill, forthcoming). Original Title: Convertire lo straniero. Forestieri e inquisizione in età moderna (Roma: Viella, 2011).