SCAFFAI NICCOLO'

Presentation

Niccolò Scaffai is Associate Professor of Literary Criticism and Comparative Literature at the University of Siena. He is Director of the "Franco Fortini Interdepartmental Research Centre in History of the Cultural Tradition of the Twentieth Century". He trained at the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa. From 2010 to 2019 he taught Contemporary Literature at the University of Lausanne, where he directed the Centre Interdisciplinaire d'Études des Littératures (CIEL) and founded the Pôle de recherche sur l'Italianité (RecIt). He is a member of the board of the Compalit-Association of Theory and Comparative History of Literature.

Office hours

  • Wednesday from 10:00 to 12:00
    Place: Dipartimento di Filologia e critica delle Letterature antiche e moderne Palazzo S. Niccolò IV piano - studio 422
    Note: Il docente riceve nell'orario stabilito con modalità telematica, nella stanza virtuale tramite GMeet o su Skype. Gli studenti che lo desiderano possono concordare un appuntamento scrivendo a: niccolo.scaffai@unisi.it

Note: Professor Scaffai receives at the set time in the virtual GMeet room or on Skype. Students can also arrange an appointment by writing to: niccolo.scaffai@unisi.it

Teaching activities

Completion accademic year: 2020/2021

Course year: 2 First cycle degree (DM 270) STUDIES IN LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY A.Y. 2019/2020
Course year: 3 First cycle degree (DM 270) STUDIES IN LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY A.Y. 2018/2019

Completion accademic year: 2019/2020

Course year: 2 First cycle degree (DM 270) STUDIES IN LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY A.Y. 2018/2019
Course year: 3 First cycle degree (DM 270) STUDIES IN LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY A.Y. 2017/2018
Course year: 1 First cycle degree (DM 270) STUDIES IN LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY A.Y. 2019/2020

Research

Main research fields:

- Literary criticism;
- Comparative literature and literary theory;

- Modern and contemporary literature.

 

Main research subjects:

- Literature and ecology;
- Modern and contemporary poetry;
- Primo Levi and the literature of the Shoah;
- Archives of 20th century Italian poets;

- Analysis, commentary and interpretation of literary texts;
- Contemporary writers;
- Short stories, autofiction and narrative structures.

Latest publications:

  • SCAFFAI, N., & Campeggiani, I. (2019). Eugenio Montale, "La bufera e altro", edizione commentata a cura di I. Campeggiani e N. Scaffai.. Milano : Mondadori. - view more
  • Scaffai, N. (2017). Letteratura e ecologia. Forme e temi di una relazione narrativa. Roma : Carocci. - view more
  • Scaffai, N. (2015). Il lavoro del poeta: Montale, Sereni, Caproni. Roma : Carocci. - view more
  • Scaffai, N., & Diaco, F. (a cura di). (2018). Dall’altra riva. Fortini e Sereni. Pisa : ETS. - view more
  • Scaffai, N. (a cura di). (2018). Ecopoetry. Poesia del degrado ambientale. Pisa : Pacini editore. - view more