Massimo Riva , Royce Family Professor of Teaching Excellence and Professor of Italian Studies

Educated in both Italy and the U.S., Massimo Riva has taught at Brown since 1990. His most recent books include: Pinocchio Digitale. Post-umanesimo e Iper-romanzo (Digital Pinocchio. Posthumanism and the Hypernovel, Milan, 2012), and Il futuro della letteratura. L’opera letteraria nell’epoca della sua (ri)producibilità digitale (The Future of Literature. The literary work of art in the age of its digital [re]production, Naples, 2011). He is the editor of Italian Tales. An Anthology of Contemporary Italian Fiction (Yale, 2004) and the co-editor (with F. Borghesi and M. Papio) of Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Oration on the Dignity of Man. A New Translation and Commentary…See more  


Evelyn Lincoln 
Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Professor of Italian Studies, Director of Renaissance and Early Modern Studies

Evelyn Lincoln is an art historian specializing in the history of print culture and the book in the early modern period. She received a BA in art and literature from Antioch College in 1973, and was a printmaker and curator in San Francisco before returning in 1989 to study the History of Art at the University of California, Berkeley. She received her PhD in 1994, joining the faculty in the History of Art & Architecture at Brown University in that year. She is also a Professor of Italian Studies, and a member of the faculty of the program in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies. She is the author of The Invention of the Italian Renaissance Printmaker (Yale UP, 2000) and Brilliant Discourse: Pictures and Readers in Early… See more


Elli Mylonas

Senior Digital Humanities Librarian

Elli Mylonas is a Senior Digital Humanities Librarian in the Data Curation subgroup of Research and Outreach Services. She came to Brown early in 1994 as Lead Project Analyst at the Scholarly Technology Group, where she was principally responsible for developing and managing STG research projects and also participated in them as an STG consultant. When STG moved to the library in 2009, she became part of the Center for Digital Scholarship, where she was principally concerned with developing and managing scholarly projects. In the 2012, she was given the title Digital Humanities Librarian and, with the other the librarians who specialize in digital tools and methods, formed the Data Curation (sub)Group in Research and… See more 

Guyda Armstrong
Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies at the University of Manchester

Francesco Borghesi
Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies at the University of Sydney

Dino Buzzetti
Emeritus Professor of Medieval Philosophy at the University of Bologna

Massimo Lollini
Professor of Italian at the University of Oregon at Eugene

Michael Papio
Professor & Director of Graduate Program in Italian at the University of Massachussetts Amhearst

Federica Pedriali
Professor of Literary Metatheory and Modern Italian Studies at the University of Edinburgh

Ernesto Priani Saiso
Professor of Philosophy and Letters at the National Autonomous University of Mexico

Francesca Tomasi
Assistant Professor of Classical Philology and Italian Studies at the University of Bologna

Marialaura Vignocchi
Digital Archive Manager at the University of Bologna

Vika Zafrin
Digital Scholarship Librarian at Boston University