18 July 2018

Gandolfo Cascio wins International Proserpina Prize

Dr Gandolfo Cascio (Italian Language and Culture) has been awarded the 2018 International Proserpina Prize for his research work and particularly for his literary essays on Sicilian authors (Ercole Patti, Leonardo Sciascia, Silvana Grasso).

Gandolfo Cascio
Dr. Gandolfo Cascio

The International Proserpina Award, celebrating its 16th year, is awarded by the Foundation Siciliani nel mondo and is committed to honour Sicilians working abroad in different fields (medicine, engineering, business, sport and the arts).

The ceremony was held on July 1, in the Sala dei convivi of the Monastero di San Bernardino in the Northern city of Caravaggio.