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Laura Crippa


Laura Crippa is PhD Assistant at the Institute of Italian Studies of the University of Lugano, where she's dealing with the relationship between Giovanni Pascoli and Primitivism. In 2022 she was Visiting Research Fellow at the Sydney University, thanks to a mobility grant offered by the Research and Transfer Service of the University of Lugano.
She earned her bachelor's degree in Italian Literature and Philology in Milan, at the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, and her master's degree in Italian Language, Culture and Civilization at the Institute of Italian Studies of Lugano ("Alma Bacciarini Prize" for best graded master's degree). Her master's thesis was focused on Pascoli's anthologies (supervisors: Carlo Ossola and Emilio Manzotti) and it earned the "Giovanni Pascoli Prize" called by the Accademia Pascoliana of San Mauro Pascoli, to which she is Corresponding Member from 2020.

From 2018 to the present, she has been Assistant Lecturer at the USI courses of Modern Poetry, Italian Literature of 18th and 19th century, Italian Literature of 19th and 20th century, Contemporary Literature, History of Italian Language, Literature and Textbooks.
Her research areas include studies of ideas and Italian poetry of 19th and 20th century, focusing on Giovanni Pascoli's work.