Giuliana Adamo is Assistant Professor in Italian at Trinity College Dublin. A graduate of the University of Pavia, she received her PhD in Italian at the University of Reading. She has a strong interest in dialectal literary cultures and is the author of numerous works on Luigi Meneghello, Vincenzo Consolo, Paolo Bertolani, Maria Attanasio, and Antonella Anedda Angioy. Her main areas of interest are philology, history, history of literary genres, rhetoric, semiotics, comparative literature and translation. Adamo is the author of many books and articles. She is a passionate and demanding teacher. She lectures on language and literature to undergraduate and postgraduate students.