Scholar of the Month

Danila Cannamela: May 2023 Scholar of the Month

Ponce de Leon Alejandro

ASLE’s Scholar of the Month for May 2023 is Danila Cannamela.

Danila Cannamela is an Assistant Professor of Italian Studies in the Department of French and Italian at Colby College. Her research interests include pastoral ecopoetics and the crossroads of environmental humanities, feminist theory, and transgender studies. Her first book, The Quiet Avant-Garde: Crepuscular Poetry and the Twilight of Modern Humanism (2019), examines the precursory role of the crepuscular poetics of the object in repositioning the human and the nonhuman in an anti-hierarchical relation. ...