Maria Giulia Genghini

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Name: Maria Giulia Genghini

Research Focus: Classical tradition and its reception, Patristics, Jesuit education in Latin America. 

Background: Maria Giulia holds a BA in Classics (2009) from the University of Bologna (Italy), an MA in Ancient History (2010) from University College London (UK) and an MA in Philology, Literature and Classical Tradition (2012) from the University of Bologna. She worked on Paul and the religious dialogue between pagan and Christians in the I century AD, on Greek oracles and Christian prophecies, and on the reception of classical traditions in early Christian Latin texts. Since the beginning of her Ph.D., she focuses on the reception of biblical and patristic sources in the writings of Jesuit educators in Latin America.

Undergraduate Institution:  University of Bologna (Italy)

Master of Arts Institution: University College London (UK), 2:1 with merit
University of Bologna (Italy), summa cum laude         

Teaching: Instructor for Beginning Latin II and Intermediate Latin III
TA for Ancient Greece and Rome and Greek and Roman Myth
She will be teaching her own class on Baroque reception of classical models in Spring 2016.

Conferences: “A Paris in Ecuador: the case of the Universidad San Gregorio in Quito (1622-1767),” paper presented at the First International Symposium on Jesuit Studies, Boston College, 10-14 June 2015.

“Go, sit in your cell, and your cell will teach you everything (AP Moses 6): how the physical environment shaped the spiritual engagement of the first Egyptian monks,” paper presented at the International Patristic Conference, Oxford, August 2015.

“The Jesuit Reductions of Paraguay. A fascinating adventure which endures in time”, paper to be delivered at the American Academy of Religion Conference for the Western Region, Santa Clara, March 20-22, 2015.


Grants: Fellow, 2015 Humanities Without Walls Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, Chicago, July 2015

Boston College Award, First International Symposium on Jesuit Studies, June 2015

Graduate Student Fellow, Notre Dame Rome Global Gateway, January – April 2015

Research Affiliate, Kellogg Institute for International Studies, Ph.D. in Literature Research Grant, June 2014.

Graduate Fellow, Nanovic Institute for European Studies, Graduate Travel and Research Grant, June 2013.

Publications: “A Paris in Ecuador: the case of the Universidad San Gregorio in Quito (1622-1767),” in Jesuit Distinctiveness (Brill: Leiden, 2015)

“The Jesuit Reductions of Paraguay. A fascinating adventure which endures in time”, AHSI (Rome, August 2016).

“Go, sit in your cell, and your cell will teach you everything (AP Moses 6): how the physical environment shaped the spiritual engagement of the first Egyptian monks,” Acta of the XVII International Patristic Conference, forthcoming December 2017.

Review of M. Saulini, Bernardino Stefonio SJ. Un gesuita sabino nella storia del teatro (Espera, 2015), in AHSI, (Rome: January 2016).

 

Contact Information:

323 O'Shaughnessy Hall

574-244-0830
mgenghin@nd.edu