Di Dodo, Dr Emily

Emily Di Dodo

Departmental Lecturer in Medieval Spanish

Special responsibilities:

Schools Liaison and Outreach Officer (UNIQ), Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages (Spanish

Academic background

Emily completed her BA, MSt and DPhil in Medieval and Modern Languages (Italian and Spanish) at Magdalen College, University of Oxford. After specialising more and more in medieval literature across the two languages, she settled on a philological project for her DPhil thesis, entitled ‘Las cient novelas de Juan Bocacio: A critical edition of the medieval Castilian translation of Boccaccio’s Decameron’, which encompasses both Spanish and Italian, as well as literary and translation studies, beyond textual criticism..


Undergraduates: History of the Spanish Language (FHS Paper IV); Medieval Spanish Literature (Prelims Paper XII; FHS Papers VI and IX)

Graduates: see Research Interest

Research interests

Italian and Spanish Medieval Literature, Historical Linguistics, History of the Book, Library History, 15th/16th-Century Print Culture, Textual Criticism and Philology, Digital Humanities, Medieval Translation Studies.

Recent Publications

‘Las cient novelas de Juan Bocacio: note sulla fonte italiana’, in Intorno a Boccaccio/Boccaccio e dintorni 2023 (in preparation)

Las cient novelas de Juan Bocacio: una edición crítica de la traducción castellana medieval del Decameron de Boccaccio (Salamanca: Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca) (in preparation)

‘De nuevo sobre la filiación de Las cient novelas de Juan Bocacio: hacia una edición crítica’, Editar textos medievales en el siglo XXI. Actas del Coloquio Internacional de la AHLM, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 5–7 de septiembre 2022 (Cilengua) (forthcoming)

Emily Di Dodo and Rachel Hayes, ‘Introduction: Voyages’, Working Papers in the Humanities, 18 (2023) (forthcoming)

Alma Prelec and Emily Di Dodo, ‘Introduction: On Forgetting’, Working Papers in the Humanities, 17 (2022), 1-5

‘From Multifaceted Mosaic to Disjointed Anthology: The Distorted Castilian Echo of Boccaccio’s Decameron’, Working Papers in the Humanities, 15 (2021), 9-1