Milan, September 4th, 1970
Università degli Studi di Udine - Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici
via Petracco, 8 I-33100 Udine
emanuela.colombi [at] uniud.it
+39 432 556654
2013 National Scientific Qualification for Associate Professor (History of Christianity, SC 11A/4)
Since November 1999 Assistant Professor of History of Christianity at University of Udine, Department of Historical and Documentary Sciences.
November 1995 - February 1999 Ph.D. course in Greek and Latin Philology at the Department of Greek and Latin Philology, University 'La Sapienza' of Rome. Ph. D Director: Luigi Enrico Rossi. Supervisor: Manlio Simonetti. Doctoral dissertation entitled: G. Vettii Aquilini Iuvenci Evangeliorum liber I. Edizione, traduzione e commento.
November 1996 - May 1997 Specialization course in Didactics of Classical Languages, University of Pavia.
March 1994 Degree in Classical Studies, University of Pavia (110/110 cum laude). I graduate in Greek and Latin Grammar, with a dissertation entitled: Paolino di Pella e i suoi modelli poetici tardi. Analisi dei valori fonici. Thesis Director: Domenico Magnino.
Grants, Fellowships and other Positions:
2014 part of the Editorial and Academic Board of the Corpus Christianorum - Series Latina
2014 part of the Scientific Committee of the Rivista di Cultura Classica e Medioevale
2013 Principal Investigator of the PRIN Project 'Translate Mislead Transmit: The Greek Fathers in the Latin West and the Syriac East'
Since october 2010 Member and secretary of the committee of the ‘Consulta di Storia del Cristianesimo e delle Chiese’ (CUSSC).
2010 Principal Investigator of the FIRB-Future in Research project ‘The textual transmission of the Latin Fathers between Classical and Medieval world’, granted by the Italian Ministry of Higher Education for the five years period 2010-2015.
2006-2008 Participant in the the “Research Program of National Interest” on Christianity Between Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages: Conflicts and Ways of Coexistence (national research program, sponsored by the Italian Ministry of Higher Education and coordinated by the University of Bologna).
2004-2006 Participant in the the “Research Program of National Interest” on The Transformation of Christianity (from I to VII century) (national research program, sponsored by the Italian Ministry of Higher Education and coordinated by the University of Bologna).
2002-2008 Coordinator (and since 2007 supervisor) of Bibliotheca Hagiographica Utinensis, a ‘virtual library’ -- search engine to locate all hagiographical books and manuscripts present in the libraries and archives of Udine and the surrounding region. The project was first initiated by Edmondo Lupieri, and sponsored by the 'Istituto Pio Paschini per la storia della Chiesa in Friuli'.
2002-2004 Participant in the “Research Program of National Interest” on Religious Conflict and Christian Identity (national research program, sponsored by the Italian Ministry of Higher Education and coordinated by the University of Bologna).
2000-2002 Project leader for Aquileia's area Hagiography, project funded by Italian National Research Council (CNR) as 'Young researchers project'.
2000-2002 Participant in the "Research Program of National Interest" on Sacrifice in Jewish and Christian Exegesis (national research program, sponsored by the Italian Ministry of Higher Education and coordinated by the University of Rome).
September 1995 - July 1997 Collaboration with the Italian editorial staff of the Année Philologique, directed by Franco Montanari.
October 1995 - October 1996 Research fellowship 'Enrica Malcovati', granted by the Department of Science of Antiquities of the Pavia University.
September 1995 - December 1995 Research Fellowship granted by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the Université de Paris IV 'La Sorbonne', with Jacques Fontaine and Claude Moussy as supervisors. Participation to Seminar on Late antique Latin taught by Jean-Claude Fredouille.
March 1994 - May 1995 Editor for the Vocabolario della lingua greca, directed by Franco Montanari, Torino (Loescher) 1995. Skills: Old and New Testament Greek, early Christian authors.
Since 2008 Charged Professor of both Early Christian Literature and Christian History (total of four courses, two Undergraduate Programs, and two Postgraduate Programs); University of Udine, Faculty of Letters and Philosophy.
Since 2008 Department Coordinator for the Erasmus Programme, in the frame of the exchange conventions with the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Universidad Autònoma de Madrid, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.
Since 2003 Member of the Orienteering and Tutoring Board of the Faculty of Letters and Philosopy.
Since 2002 Member of the teaching board of the Research Doctorate in Science of Antiquities, University of Udine, Department of Linguistics and Classical Philology.
Since 2000 Charged Professor of Early Christian Literature, University of Udine, Faculty of Letters and Philosophy (also substitute teacher in Christian History for the academic years 2000-2001; 2005-2006).
2003-2004 Seminars in Ancient and Christian History at the Post-graduate School of Teacher Training of Udine.
2000-2002 Participation in European Master Program "Euroculture" (central coordination by the University of Uppsala, Sweden; partner universities: Groningen, Göttingen, Freiburg, Deusto [Bilbao], Strasbourg). The topic of my courses was: "The Meaning of Christianity in the European culture".
July - December 1996 Tutoring for students learning Classical Languages, Faculty of Letters and Philosophy, University of Pavia.