Position:
 
Honorary Research Fellow
 
Contact Details:
 
Email: g.torello@uq.edu.au
 
Qualifications:
 
PhD, Classics, University of Nottingham, 2006
BA, Major in Greek and Latin, University of Genoa, Italy, Magna Cum Laude, 1997
 
Research Interests:
 
Ancient drama, with a particular emphasis on Greek Old Comedy, and its reception in the early Italian Renaissance.
 
Current Research Projects:
 
Book project (manuscript in progress)
Playing the Other: Examining Costume Disguise in Old Comedy
 
Edited book
Terence Between Late Antiquity and the Age of Printing: Illustration, Commentary and Performance (under contract with Brill)

Selected Publications:
 
Edited Book
  • Terence Between Late Antiquity and the Age of Printing: Illustration, Commentary and Performance (co-edited with Andrew Turner, under contract with Brill) 
 
Refereed Journal Articles and Conference Publications
  • Forthcoming:  'The Revival of Classical Roman Comedy in Ferrara: From the Scriptorium to the Stage' in A. Turner and G. Torello-Hill (eds.), Terence Between Late Antiquity and the Age of Printing: Illustration, Commentary and Performance (under contract with Brill)
  • Forthcoming:  'The Exegesis of Vitruvius and the Creation of Functional Theatrical Space in Renaissance Ferrara,' Renaissance Studies (accepted 2013)
  • 2012:  ‘Astrateia and Lipostration: Staging Desertion on the Attic Comic Stage,’ in J. Davidson and D. Rosenbloom (eds.), Texts, Contexts, Performance (Oxford: Oxbow), 190-203.
  • 2011:  ‘Alberto Savinio’s Alcesti di Samuele in the Aftermath of the Second World War’ in A. Wrigley (ed.), Translation, Performance, and Reception of Greek Drama, 1900–1960: International Dialogues. A Special issue of Comparative Drama, 44.3/4, 2010-1, (Kalamazoo: Western Michigan University), 533-5.
  • 2010:  ‘Gli Spectacula di Pellegrino Prisciani e il revival del teatro classico a Ferrara’, La Rivista di Engramma 85: 3-10.
  • 2009: ‘Titanic Resistance: Immobility and Use of Space in Ronconi’s Production of Aeschylus’ Prometheus Bound,’ Didaskalia 7.2 (2009) http://www.didaskalia.net/issues/vol7no2/torello.html.
  • 2008: ‘The Resurrection of Aristeides, Miltiades, Solon and Perikles in Eupolis’ Demes,’ Antichthon 42: 40-55.
 
Encyclopedia Entries and Reviews
  • In preparation: ‘Demes,’ ‘Eupolis,’ ‘Katabasis,’ ‘Miltiades,’ ‘Pyronides,’ Encyclopedia of Greek Comedy, ed. Alan H. Sommerstein, Wiley Blackwell Press. (3500 words)
  • 2008: Mario Telò, Eupolidis Demi. Testi con commento filologico, 14, Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 04.21.
 
Fellowships and Awards:
 
  • 2010: Dean’s Commendations for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2009: Monash Europe Travel Grant
  • 2009: Dean’s Commendations for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2007: Dean’s Commendations for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2002-2005: PhD scholarship funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) at the British Academy
 
 

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