Daniela D'EugenioDaniela D’Eugenio is an assistant professor of Italian at the University of Arkansas. She completed her PhD at the City University of New York. Previously, she worked for the Proverbi italiani database at the Accademia della Crusca (Florence, Italy). D’Eugenio’s research interests focus primarily on the study of proverbs in the context of Renaissance and Baroque literature, paleography, irony and humor, and pedagogical approaches in the foreign language classroom. Her articles and entries appeared in “Acciò che ’l nostro dire sia ben chiaro,” Scritti per Nicoletta Maraschio, Digital Georgetown, Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Forum Italicum, International Studies in Humour, Italica, and the Newberry Library Project “Italian Paleography.” Currently, she is examining the intersections between the verbal, the visual, and proverbs in calligraphy manuals and emblem books.