Laura Albertini

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PhD Student and Graduate Teaching Assistant in Italian

Department: Modern LanguagesLaura Albertini


Office: Room 1204, Attenborough Tower

Address: School of Arts, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH

Personal details

I am a PhD student studying under the supervision of Dr Marina Spunta at the University of Leicester. I have a Dottore in Lingue e Letterature Straniere qualification from the University of Verona and an MLitt in Italian Studies from the University of St Andrews. I am also responsible for coordinating the Italian Language Assistantship Scheme.


My research interests include:

  • Twentieth- and twenty-first century Italian literature and cultural studies
  • Space, place, and landscape studies
  • Travel writing
  • Environmental ethics


  • IT1020/IT1021: Beginners Italian Language
  • IT1027: Authors and Genres 2

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