Italian and French Protestant Literature (16th century)
Linguistic Aspects of Jesuit Relations (17th century)
FRANCO PIERNO (Laurea in Storia della lingua, Pavia; Doctorat en linguistique et philologie romanes, Strasbourg; Habilitation en Linguistique Italienne, Strasbourg) is a Full Professor (Italian Linguistics) and a member of Trinity College at the University of Toronto. Before coming to Toronto, he taught at the universities of Strasbourg, Basel, and Neuchâtel. He has also been invited as Visiting Researcher by the following academic institutions: John Carter Brown Library (Brown University; Visiting Fellow); "Fondation Maison Sciences de l'Homme" (Paris; "Directeur d'Études Associé"); Universität Dresden (Senior Fellow).
Habilitation, University of Strasbourg
Doctorat, University of Strasbourg
Laurea, University of Pavia
Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Episcopal Seminary of Pavia