Emily Benedicto

Student NameEmily Benedict
Faculty Mentor NameDr. Mary A. Watt
CollegeCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
MajorForeign Languages and Literatures
MinorEuropean Union Studies
Research Interests“Literary Analysis
Italian Medieval Studies”
Academic AwardsBright Futures, 2019, 2020
President’s Honor Roll, 2020
University Scholars Program 2020
OrganizationsEuropean Union Club
Hobbies and Interests Traveling, art history, classic literature.

Research Project

Dante’s Divine Comedy: Carnival, Inversion, and the Topsy Turvy
My project will on researching the hermeneutic strategies of hierarchical inversion and perversion that the author utilizes to emphasize the topsy-turvy world of Inferno and the pervading influence it has had over time.