Diana Glenn

Diana Glenn is Academic Director at the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation (Sydney), and former Dean of the School of Humanities and Creative Arts at Flinders University (Adelaide). She previously taught at the University of Melbourne and the University of Adelaide, while conducting research in Dante studies and 20th-century Italian literature. She was appointed Lead Coordinator (Australia) for the ICI EU-AU project: ‘Border Crossings: People and Places’. 

Diana has presented her research locally and abroad at conferences and symposia, and has published numerous academic articles and volumes, including Dante’s Reforming Mission and Women in the Comedy (2008), Imagining Home: Migrants and the Search for a New Belonging (2011), The Shadow of the Precursor (2012), ‘Bound with Love in a Volume’: Essays in Honour of John A. Scott (2013), Border Crossings (2016), Italian Identities (2020) and the commemorative volume, The Second Home: A history of the South Australian Italian Association (2021). In 2023, she received the ‘Research Humanities Award’ from the Consulate of Italy and Com.It.Es. (‘Progetto Donna’, Adelaide). 

January 2024