Emanuela Cervato is Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies at Nottingham Trent University, UK. She has published on Goldoni, Pirandello, Interpreting, and Giacomo Leopardi. She is a member of the Editorial Boards of Rivista internazionale di studi leopardiani and Appunti leopardiani. Mark Epstein is a translator, and has written extensively on Italian culture, literature, film, criticism and philosophy. He has written on materialism, Sebastiano Timpanaro, Pier Paolo Pasolini and Galvano della Volpe. He is on the boards of the journals Bionomina and Sinestesieonline.Giulia Santi is a Researcher at the Centro Internazionale Insubrico at the Università degli Studi dell’Insubria in Varese, Italy, where she works in Antonia Pozzi’s archive. She has published on Leopardi’s materialism, and Italian philosophers Giulio Preti, Antonio Banfi, and Ludovico Geymonat.Simona Wright is Professor of Italian at The College of New Jersey, USA. Her publications include works on Italo Calvino, Italian women writers, contemporary Italian poetry, postcolonial studies, and Giacomo Leopardi. She co-organizes the Intersections/Intersezioni Conference and is the President of NEMLA.