Alessandro Schiesaro#


Alessandro Schiesaro
Email:alessandro.schiesaro 'at' manchester.ac.uk
Membership Number:4310
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:CLASSICS & ORIENTAL STUDIES
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Present and Previous Positions
  • 2016 (July)- Head of the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures and Professor of Classics, University of Manchester
  • 2006 - 2016 (June) Professor of Latin Literature, University of Rome Sapienza
  • 2011 - 2016 Director, School of Advanced Studies, Sapienza University of Rome
  • 2011- EUROPEAN RESEARCH COUNCIL, Advanced Grants Panel SH 5 Cultures and Cultural Production, Panel Member 2011-13, Panel Chair, 2014-
  • 2008 Visiting Professor, Stanford University
  • 1996 - 2006 Professor of Latin Language and Literature, King’s College London
  • 1991 - 1996 Professor of Classics (previously Assistant Professor), Princeton University
  • 1989 - 1991 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Assistant Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature

Fields of Scholarship
  • Classics
  • Ancient philosophy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Reception, classical tradition
  • Literary criticism
  • Cultural studies

Honours and Awards
  • 2012 Accademia Pontaniana (Naples), Corresponding Fellow
  • 2000 Order of Merit of the Republic of Italy (Cavaliere)
  • 2000 - 2001 Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowship (declined)
  • 1996 - 1997 NEH Fellowship for University Teachers (declined)
  • 1995 - 1996 Center for Human Values, Princeton University
  • 1994 - 1997 Robert Remsen Laidlaw '04 Preceptor in the Humanities, Princeton University
  • 1993 - 1994 NATO-CNR Advanced Research Fellowship

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