Danielle Callegari (Ph.D., New York University) is Assistant Professor in the Department of French and Italian at Dartmouth College and Councilor of the Dante Society of America. Her teaching and research focus on premodern Italian literature and food and beverage studies. She has published on a variety of subjects including Dante, early modern women’s writing and religion, and Italian food and politics from the premodern to the contemporary. Her first monograph, “Dante’s Gluttons: Food and Society from the Convivio to the Comedy,” was published with Amsterdam University Press in 2022. She currently has two projects in development: the first on the long history of the Italian cookbook and its politics beginning with Frederick II's 13th-century Liber de coquina; the second on Italian journalist Mario Soldati and Italian wine following the creation of the EEC.
French and Italian
EducationPh. D. New York University
"Journey to Matelda: Entering the Earthly Paradise with Charles Singleton.” Special Issue of Modern Language Notes dedicated to Charles Singleton, eds. Francesco Brenna and Alberto Zuliani, 137, no. 1 (2022).