Vlad Vintila

Vlad Vintila holds a BA in English and German from Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania, and an MA from the University of Virginia and a PhD from Columbia University, both in Italian.

He served as Italian instructor at the University of Virginia, and taught in the Italian Department and in the Core Curriculum–Literature Humanities Program at Columbia University. He was Assistant Professor of Italian at Temple University in Philadelphia from 2010 to 2014 before relocating to Vancouver, where he works in the fields of education and translation.

His scholarly interests include the Italian literature of the Middle Ages and its early modern period (Dante, Boccaccio, Ariosto), the enduring relevance of classical sources for Italian literature and culture and identity construction. 

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