Vincenzo DE SANTIS | Curriculum
Vincenzo DE SANTIS Curriculum
Vincenzo De Santis is Associate Professor of French Literature (L-Lin/03) at the Department of Studi Umanistici (DipSum), University of Salerno, holder of the Italian scientific qualification for the positions of Full Professor (academic field 10/H1, French language, literature and culture).
His research focuses on theatre and literature in the 17th (Racine, Corneille) and 18th (Voltaire, Sade) centuries, the relations between theatre and politics between the Revolution and the Napoleonic era, the mysticism of the revolutionary period, theatrical philology, and the history of translations. He is part of the research group ‘French Theatre of the Napoleonic Era’ at the University of Warwick, where he also worked as a research fellow. He is membre associé of the CELLF (Centre d’étude de la langue et des littératures françaises), Université Paris-Sorbonne.
01 February 2017 - 25 September 2017, Type A research grant in French Literature, at the Department of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Mediations, University of Milan
01 January 2016 - 31 December 2016 - " Research fellow " in French Studies at the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, Warwick University.
01 September 2013 - 31 December 2015- Post-doc researcher at the Centre d'étude de la langue et des littératures françaises, Sorbonne Université
2013 - PhD c, doctoral school: Humanae Litterae ("Francesistica") University of Milan and Université Paris - Sorbonne, école doctorale III ("Littérature Française").
Tutors: prof. Maria Giulia Longhi and prof. Pierre Frantz
Passed with highest honour
2009 - Master's degree in "Literary and Linguistic Studies" (Sapienza - University of Rome), final paper in French Literature, mark: 110/110 cum laude. Supervisor: prof. Gabriella Violato. Co-Rapporteur: prof. Flavia Mariotti
Awards, grants, scholarships
Research in Paris / Bourse de la ville de Paris grant (2013 edition) for post-doctoral studies at Paris-Sorbonne
Scholarship for post-doctoral studies abroad awarded by the Sapienza University of Rome (2013 edition) for post-doctoral studies at Paris-Sorbonne
renouncing winner of the Newton International Fellowship (British Royal Society, 2013 edition)
Research grant in French Language and Culture, awarded by the French Embassy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Primoli Foundation (2015 edition) for post-doctoral studies at Paris-Sorbonne
Funding from the "CELLF 16-18/19-21" and the Academic Council of the Université Paris-Sorbonne for the publication of the book Le théâtre de Louis Lemercier entre Lumières et romantisme (funding received in 2014, book published in 2015 by the publisher Classiques Garnier).
Participation in scientific committees of associations, journals and publishing series
Member of the editorial board of "RIEF. Revue itaienne d'études françaises'.
Member of the editorial board of the journal "Sig.Ma. Rivista di Letterature comparate, Teatro e Arti dello spettacolo" (international scientific journal of the Associazione Sigismondo Malatesta)
Co-director, with Sonia Bellavia and Marta Marchetti (Sapienza, University of Rome), of the series "Teatro. Parola e Spazi', Rome, Lithos.
Member of the scientific committee of the Department of Humanistic Studies (Salerno) series
participation in national or international research groups
member of the CELLF PAris Sorbonne research team in the project funded by the Agence Nationale des Recherches, "Therepsicore" (Le théâtre sous la Révolution et l'Empire en province: salles et itinérance, construction des carrières, réception des répertoires) directed by the Centre d'Histoire "Espaces et Cultures", Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand
https://dumas.ccsd.cnrs.fr/THEREPSICORE from 01-01-2013 to 01-12-2016
Member of the research group "French Theatre of the Napoleonic Era", directed by Katherine Astbury, University of Warwick, - 11 - https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/modernlanguages/research/french/currentprojects/napoleonictheatre/ from 01-01-2015 to date
participation in the activities of the Coordinated Research Centre - LEGGO, DUNQUE SONO, University of Milan, coordinator Alessandra Preda
project L'architecture de Ledoux, directed by Dominique Massounie (Histoire des arts et des représentations - EA 4414, Université Paris Nanterre) and Fabrice Moulin (Centre des Sciences des Littératures en Langue Française - EA 1586, Université Paris Nanterre) 2018-present
Public engagement and dissemination
30 August 2022, Docu-interview for the ARTE channel, programme L'invitation au voyage, on the linguistic policies of the Revolution on the use of pronouns:
2021, 8 December, Rome, Participation in "Più libri, più liberi", Fiera della piccola editoria, "Le letterature francophone in una rivista, da Francofonia all'utopia" presentation of the issue "L'Utopie sociale dans la littérature française du XIXe siècle", Francofonia, n° 81, autumn 2021, with Maria Chiara Gnocchi (Univ. of Bologna) and Agnese Silvestri (Univ. of Salerno).
Since 2018, member of competition commissions for ordinary magistrate, Ministry of Justice, language assessment: French language
- Società Universitaria per gli Studi di Lingua e Letteratura Francese
- Seminario di Filologia francese
- Associazione Sigismondo Malatesta
- Membre associé del CELLF (Centre d’étude de la langue et des littératures françaises), Université Paris-Sorbonne.