Danielle Callegari



  • 6317 Dwinelle
  • Spring 2019: MW 10-11
Danielle Callegari (Ph.D., New York University) is Lecturer in Italian Studies at UC Berkeley and Senior Research Fellow for the “Private and Public Health in Pre-Modern Italy” program at the Medici Archive Project. She is also affiliated with the Berkeley Food Institute.

Her research focuses on medieval and early modern Italian literature and the history of food. She has published on a variety of subjects including Dante, medieval food culture, early modern women’s writing and religion, and modern Italian food and politics, and she is currently completing a book entitled “Dante’s Gluttons: Food and Society in Medieval Italian Literature.”