A research area within the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies
Research in Italian studies at Leeds covers both literature and the arts in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance and literature, society and culture of modern and contemporary times, including cinema and linguistic studies.
Areas of excellence at national and international level are in particular Dante studies, Petrarch, its reception and exegesis, art in the Renaissance, popular cinema, the novel and short story in the 19th, 20th and 21st century, and the study of regional cultures.
Research centres and networks
Language at Leeds
Language at Leeds brings together professionals within the University involved in the study of language, connecting individuals and groups to support research across various disciplines. The central tenet of the centre is an interdisciplinary approach to addressing and understanding issues relating to language, linguistics and communication.