Alessandro Giammei is Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows at Princeton University, where he teaches in the Department of French and Italian and in the Prison Teaching Initiative. He holds a PhD from Scuola Normale Superiore, completed his Laurea studies at the University of Rome la Sapienza, and taught at New York University as a visiting scholar researcher. His first book, Nell’officina del nonsense di Toti Scialoja, was funded by a grant from the Fondazione Scialoja and won the Harvard Edition of the Edinburgh Gadda Prize in 2015. His published articles address trans-historical and interdisciplinary topics at the crossway of textual and visual studies, Renaissance and modernity. He is currently working on a book about Ludovico Ariosto’s multimedia legacy in the literary, visual, and political culture of the 20th century.