Jennifer Scappettone
English Language and Literature

Jennifer Scappettone works at the juncture of scholarly research, translation, and the literary arts. She is the author of Killing the Moonlight: Modernism in Venice (Columbia University Press, 2014), a finalist for the Modernist Studies Association Book Prize, and of two poetry collections: From Dame Quickly (Litmus Press, 2009) and The Republic of Exit 43: Outtakes & Scores from an Archaeology and Pop-Up Opera of the Corporate Dump (Atelos Press, 2016). She edited and translated Locomotrix: Selected Poetry and Prose of Amelia Rosselli (University of Chicago Press, 2012), which won the Academy of American Poets’s biennial Raiziss/De Palchi Prize. She is Associate Professor in the Departments of English Language and Literature and Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Chicago.