Department: PERSONAL INVESTIGADOR

Email: michele.colombo@usal.es

I am USAL4Excellence Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Horizon 2020, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions COFUND, grant agreement No. 101034371) under the supervision of Prof. Juan Miguel Valero Moreno. My research project, whose title is "School and Literacy in Romance Middle Ages (1200-1500) [School-RoMA]", deals with didactic literature in the romance area of Europe during the Middle Ages. Furthermore, I am member of the Instituto de Estudios Medievales y Renacentistas y humanidades digitales (IEMYRhd) of the USAL. I am member of the research project [1] "Alfonso de Cartagena. Obras Completas III (ACOC III)" (ref. PID2021-126557NB-I00 Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades; P.I.: Juan Miguel Valero Moreno); and [2] "Libro iluminado y bibliotecas en la Europa del Renacimiento: el Marqués de Santillana y su proyecto cultural (LIBREUR-MQS)" (ref. PID2022-143202NA-I00, Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades; P.I.: Prof. Rosa María Rodríguez Porto de la University of Santiago de Compostela). After obtaining a BA in Modern Literatures (2015) and a MA in Modern Philology (2018) at the University of Bologna (Italy), in 2022 I obtained my PhD in Romance Philology at the University of Siena (Italy) and the USAL. During a BA and a MA, I have been visiting Student (Erasmus+ fellowship) in Germany, at the Universities of Dresden (5 months) and Heidelberg (9 months). Main interests: textual criticism; vernacular translations in the Middle Ages; didactic literature; reception of classics in the Middle Ages; relations between Italy and Spain in the 15th century.