Paul Colilli

Associate Director of Italian School, Italian School Faculty


Paul Colilli holds a B.A. (McMaster University), as well as an M.A. and Ph.D. (University of Toronto). He is professor of Italian Studies at Laurentian University and is a regular Visiting Professor at Middlebury College's Scuola italiana in Middlebury, Vermont. He has written many articles in the area of Renaissance to Modern Italian literature and thought. As well, Dr. Colilli is the author of numerous scholarly books including Petrarch's Allegories of Writing (1988), Poliziano's Science of Tropes (1989), La poetica dell'aletheia nell'Africa del Petrarca (1993), Signs of the Hermetic Imagination (1993), The Idea of the Living Spirit (1997), The Angel's Corpse (1999), Semiotics as a Bridge between the Sciences and the Humanities (co-ed. 2000), Vico and the Archives of Hermetic Reason (2004). Dr. Colilli is presently Laurentian University's Dean of Graduate Studies




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Sunderland Language Center
Middlebury College
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Mailing address
Italian School
14 Old Chapel Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT  05753

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