From Catania, Italy, Eleonora Mancuso is a PhD candidate in the Department of Romance Studies at Boston University. Her research interests include women writers in early modern French and Francophone literature with a focus on gender stereotypes and their deconstruction. She is also interested in 20th century existentialist writers.
Before coming to Boston University, Eleonora earned her Undergraduate Degree at the University of Catania in 2018 and her MA Degree in French Language, Literature and Culture at the University of Delaware in 2020. She also taught French language and culture for two years as teaching assistant and for two years as supplemental faculty at the University of Delaware. Eleonora is interested in Commedia and its connections to the work of Molière, among others.