Eva Del Soldato

Eva Del Soldato

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534 Williams Hall
215-898-6028
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Associate Professor of Italian Studies (FIGS)
Graduate Chair--Francophone, Italian and Germanic Studies (FIGS)
Historiography and Historical Writing Pre-Modern Genres and Literary Forms Western Europe Early Modern (C14-C17) Medieval (C6-C14 C.E) Material Texts, Manuscript Studies and Archival Studies Media Studies Translation

 

Eva Del Soldato is an intellectual historian whose works focus mainly on the reception of the Aristotelian and Platonic traditions in the early modern period. She is also interested in translation studies, and particularly in the rise of the vernaculars as languages of elevated discourse, in the history of libraries and universities, and in manuscript studies.   She is the Executive Secretary of the American Association for Italian Studies (AAIS).

Among her recent publications, the monograph Early Modern Aristotle. On the Making and Unmaking of Authority (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020) and the co-edited volume Harmony and Contrast. Plato and Aristotle in the Early Modern Period (Oxford University Press, 2022).