CV

CURRICULUM VITAE

MARILENA PARLATI

 

Associate Professor – Literatures in English

Dept. of Linguistic and Literary Studies DISLL

University of Padova (Italy)

Email: marilena.parlati@unipd.it

profmarilenaparlati@fastwebnet.it

Web sites:

https://unipd.academia.edu/MarilenaParlati

https://marilenaparlati.academia.edu/

 

Qualifications

 

* National Eligibility to Full Professor in Literatures in English, August 2014

* PhD in “Letterature di lingua inglese” (Literatures in English), Università La Sapienza, Rome and

Istituto Universitario Orientale, Naples

* MPhil in Publishing Studies 1992-1993, University of Stirling, Scotland

* University of Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English, Grade A, December 1991

* Degree in Modern Languages and Literatures (English, Chinese, Korean), Istituto Universitario Orientale, Naples, July 1991, 110 e lode – Distinction

 

Academic Experience

 

* Convenor (Presidente Corso di Laurea), BA Course in Languages, Literatures and Cultural Mediation, University of Padua, 2016-2020

* Member of AISCLI Board of Directors, January 2016-February 2019

* Member, Doctoral Program in Linguistic, Philological and Literary Sciences, University of Padua, 2017-

* Associate Professor (tenure) – Literatures in English, University of Padua, 1st June 2015-

* Associate Professor (tenure) – Literatures in English/Letteratura inglese L-Lin/10 – University of Calabria, November 2000-May 2015

* Member of the International Doctoral School in the Humanities – Scuola Dottorale Internazionale in Studi Umanistici (now DISU, Dottorato Internazionale in Studi Umanistici) 2009-2015

* Adjunct Professor (professore a contratto) English Language and Translation – University of Trento, 2005-2006

* Adjunct Professor (professore a contratto) – Literatures in English – University of Calabria, 1999-2000

* Adjunct Professor (professore a contratto) – History of the Theatre in English – University of Calabria, 1998-1999

 

 

* Phd Committee Member, Università ‘L’Orientale’, Naples, April 2013, April 2007; Florence, April 2015 (Chair); Padua, October 2016 (Chair); Salerno, September 2018

 

 

Research and Teaching Interests

Cultural studies; material culture and waste studies; trauma studies; disability studies; late Victorian culture and literature; colonial and post-colonial Australian literature; early modern cultural and gender studies

 

Publications

Books (Monographs, critical editions and edited volumes)

 

  1. Parlati, Complex Embodiment, in print

 

  1. Federici, M. Parlati (eds), The Body Metaphor, Perugia, Morlacchi, 2018

 

  1. Gaskell, Bran e altre poesie, introduzione e cura di Marilena Parlati, Roma, Croci, 2016

 

  1. Parlati (ed.), “Unforgiving Memory. Dynamics, Rhetorics, Paradoxa in Literary Representations of Trauma”, Special Issue of Prospero, XX, December 2015

 

  1. Oltre il moderno. Orrori e tesori dell’Ottocento inglese, Milano, Mimesis, 2012

 

  1. Parlati, M. Calbi (eds), European Journal of English Studies: ‘Matter and Material Culture’, 2011, Vol. 15, n. 1

 

  1. Parlati, M. Coppola, E. Federici (eds), Locating Subjects. Views on Identity and Difference from the Early Modern to the Late Modern Age, Roma, Aracne, 2009

 

  1. Daly, M. Parlati (eds), Textus. The Cultural Object. Maps, Memories, Icons, Vol. I, Genova, Tilgher, 2005

 

  1. Parlati, Infezione dell’arte e paralisi della memoria nelle tragedie di John Webster, Napoli, Liguori, 1999

 

  1. Parlati (ed.), L’ansia del teatro: saggi su John Webster, Napoli, Intercontinentalia, 1999

 

  1. Critical edition and translation, T. Tuke, A Discourse against Painting – Contro il trucco (1616), Napoli, Liguori, 1998

 

Chapters in Books

 

  1. With E. Federici, “Introduction”, in E. Federici, M. Parlati (a cura di), The Body Metaphor, Perugia, Morlacchi, 2018, pp. 7-15

 

  1. “The Body in Question. On Pathography and Testimony in Contemporary Anglophone Culture”, in E. Federici, M. Parlati (a cura di), The Body Metaphor, Perugia, Morlacchi, 2018, pp. 127-139

 

  1. “Dying in the Desert: Jim Crace and the Life of Jesus in Quarantine”, in T. Vegge, F. Forsgren (eds), Lives, Pisa, Serra, 2018, pp. 153-165

 

  1. “Auras and Haunting Libraries. Marie Corelli’s Affair with Stratford”, in M. Minier, M. Pennacchia (eds), Shakespeare and Tourism, ed. by Marta Minier and Maddalena Pennacchia, under review

 

  1. Vibrant Matter. Narrating (the) Post-Mortem in Contemporary Anglophone Fiction”, in Memories, Bodies, Sites, a cura di D. Bulotta, Perugia, Morlacchi, 2016, pp. 451-471

 

  1. “‘Treble Exposure’: Fissured Memory in Eva Figes’ Fiction”, in H. Thomas (ed.), Malady and Mortality: Illness, Disease and Death in Literary and Visual Culture, Cambridge, Cambridge Scholars, 2016, pp.

 

  1. “‘Sì con parole inanzi agli occhi’. Trame intricate del rinascimento europeo”, Prefazione a R. Eriksen, L’edificio testuale. Da Alberti a Shakespeare e Milton, Milano, Mimesis, 2014, pp. 7-10

 

  1. “Waste(d) City. H. G. Wells, Things and Their Aftermath”, in M. Laudando, R. Ciocca (eds), La città e le tecnologie mobili. Parole e culture in movimento, Trento, Tangram Edizioni Scientifiche, 2014, pp. 205-220

 

  1. “L’inganno autobiografico. Pensare la Shoah nelle (post)colonie britanniche”, in P. Coen, A. Gaudio, G. Violini, (a cura di), Toccare, vedere, sentire l’Altro, Soveria Mannelli, Rubbettino, 2013, pp. 271-282

 

  1. “Haunting Abjection. Traces and Trespasses in Victorian Tales of the Occult”, in V. Intonti, F. Troisi, M. Vitale (eds), Forms of Migration. Migration of Forms. Proceedings of the 23rd AIA Conference, Bari, Progedit, 2009, pp. 289-298

 

  1. “Looking for/at Australia. Roots and Repulsion in Some Texts by Italian-Australian Women”, in R. Summo O’Connell (ed.), Imagined Australia, New York, Berlin, Bern, Wien, Frankfurt, Peter Lang, 2009, pp. 251-264

 

  1. “Routing Tours: Geographical Matter from the Seventeenth to the Eighteenth Century”, in M. Parlati, E. Federici, M. Coppola (eds), Locating Subjects. Views on Identity and Difference from the Early Modern to the Late Modern Age, Roma, Aracne, 2009, pp. 79-97

 

  1. “Introduzione: Particelle in fuga”, in M. Parlati, E. Federici, M. Coppola (eds), Locating Subjects. Views on Identity and Difference from the Early Modern to the Late Modern Age, Roma, Aracne, 2009, pp. 11-15

 

  1. “Memories of Exoticism and Empire: Henry Rider Haggard’s Wunderkammer at Ditchingham House”, in H. Hendrix (ed.), Writers’ Houses and the Making of Memory, London, Routledge, 2008, pp. 175-186

 

  1. “Poetiche del residuo nel secondo Ottocento britannico”, in G. Vanhese (a cura di), Eminescu plutonico, Università della Calabria, Centro Editoriale e Librario, 2007, pp. 167-182

 

  1. “Consuming Objects: Commodity Culture and Narrative Devices in Late-Victorian Popular
  2. Fiction”, in Atti del XXI Congresso nazionale AIA, Modena, 25-27 settembre, 2003, M. Bondi, G. Buonanno, M. Silver (eds), Roma, Officina, 2005, pp. 158-166

 

  1. “Going Alone and Passing Through – Dangerous Travels and Travellers in Christina Rossetti”, in C. Pagetti, O. Palusci (eds), Delicate Monsters, Milano, Cisalpino, Istituto editoriale universitario, 2005, pp. 171-178

 

  1. “‘Landscape of Unfamiliar Objects’. Myth, Mimesis, Textual Appropriation in David Malouf’s Narrative”, in O. Palusci (ed.), Postcolonial Studies. Changing Perceptions. Trento, Labirinti, 2005, pp. 79-88

 

  1. “Residui solidi e riusi testuali. La Tempesta di Emilio Tadini”, in L. Di Michele (a cura di),
  2. Shakespeare: Una ‘Tempesta’ dopo l’altra, Napoli, Liguori, 2005, pp. 297-303

 

  1. “Retorica a teatro: la Chironomia di John Bulwer”, in A. Olivieri, con M. Rinaldi e M. Rippa
  2. Bonati (a cura di), All’incrocio dei saperi: la mano, Padova, CLEUP, 2004, pp. 269-278

 

  1. “Leggere Vermigli: un caso inglese”, in A. Olivieri (a cura di), Pietro Martire Vermigli: umanista, riformatore, pastore, Roma, Herder, 2003, pp. 189-194

 

  1. “Scritto sul viso: trucco, peccato, consumo nella trattatistica comportamentale-religiosa della prima età moderna”, in A. Arru, M. Stella (a cura di), I consumi. Una questione di genere, Roma, Carocci, 2003, pp. 57-64

 

  1. “Luci della città: lo spettacolo della devianza nella Londra vittoriana”, in L. Di Michele (a cura di), Londra e le altre (L’Aquila, 1-3 giugno, 2001), Napoli, Liguori, 2002, pp. 217-233

 

  1. “L’androginia”, in L. Di Michele (a cura di), La politica e la poetica del mostruoso nella letteratura e nella cultura inglese e anglo-americana, Napoli, Liguori, 2002, pp. 191-196

 

  1. “La vista avvelenata: incubi di contaminazione e strategie sacrificali in Othello”, in L. Di Michele (a cura di), Tragiche rifrazioni shakespeariane, Napoli, Liguori, 2001, pp. 127-142

 

  1. “L’eredità di una madre del Seicento”, in A. Arru, L. Di Michele, M. Stella (a cura di), Avere, non avere, ereditare, industriarsi, Napoli, Liguori, 2001, pp. 161-172

 

  1. “Storie nomadi: Orlando di Virginia Woolf”, in V. Villa (a cura di), Ripensare Virginia Woolf, Napoli, Intercontinentalia, 2000, pp. 146-159

 

  1. “Di spettacoli e d’ombre”, in L’ansia del teatro: saggi su John Webster, «Materiali per lo studio delle letterature e delle culture anglo-americane», Napoli, Intercontinentalia, 1999, pp. 5-22

 

  1. “Mary Elizabeth Coleridge, Adrienne Rich e la cornice dello specchio”, in A. Lombardo (a cura di), Gioco di specchi, Roma, Bulzoni, 1999, pp. 385-402

 

  1. “Vibrazioni turneriane nelle liriche di P. B. Shelley”, in A. Lombardo (a cura di), Giornale di bordo, Roma, Bulzoni, 1997, pp. 215-233

 

 

Journal Articles

 

  1. “Memory in T/Rubble. Tackling Nuclear Ruins”, CLCWEB, 2018 fascia A

 

  1. “‘Peopling the World’: Life, Death and the Nights”, under review

 

  1. “Controversial Embodiment: Sport, Masculinity, Dis/Ability”, Altre Modernità, “Gaming Identity: Sports and Cultures, Local and Global”, ed. by Paolo Caponi and Nicoletta Vallorani, 14, November 2015 Fascia A

 

  1. “‘Humans Unhumans’. Ageing, Dying and the Body Nostalgic in Kazuo Ishiguro and Hanif Kureishi”, Status Quaestionis. Rivista di studi letterari, linguistici e interdisciplinari, special issue on Literature and Medicine, ed. by M. Vaccarella (Birkbeck), 6, 2014, pp. 63-86

 

  1. “Beyond Inchoate Debris. Dust in Contemporary Culture”, European Journal of English Studies, 2011, Vol. 15, n. 1, pp. 73-84 Fascia A

 

  1. “Ghostly Traces, Occult Clues: Tales of Detection in Victorian and Edwardian Fiction”, European Journal of English Studies, 2011, Vol. 15, n. 3, pp. 211-220 (inserted in Routledge Literature Timeline) Fascia A

 

  1. Parlati, M. Calbi, “Introduction”, European Journal of English Studies, 2011, Vol. 15, n. 1, pp.1-5 Fascia A

 

  1. “Europe and its ‘Ends’. Haunting (by) the Past in Dead Europe by Christos Tsiolkas”, The Journal of the European Association for Studies on Australia, 2011, Vol. 2, n. 2, pp. 42-52

 

  1. “Tracing/Tracking History’s Nightmares. The Wreck of the Batavia as Australian Foundational Myth”, Prospero, XIV, 2009, pp. 267-283

 

  1. “Doppi giochi e mancate identità in The Dualitists di Bram Stoker”, Labirinti del fantastico, 2005, Vol. II, n. 1-2, pp. 69-81

 

  1. “Possessione ed esorcismo in King Lear”, I.O.N. – Anglistica, NuovaSerie, 1995, Vol. 1, pp. 107-119

 

  1. “Un altro libro delle inquietudini: Possession di A. S. Byatt”, Annali dell’Istituto Universitario Orientale, Napoli, 1995, Vol. XXXVI, n. 2, pp. 111-136

 

  1. “Il testo infinito: l’avventura della scoperta in Foe di J. M. Coetzee”, Annali dell’Istituto Universitario Orientale, Napoli, 1990, Vol. XXXIII, n. 2-3, pp. 85-110

 

Reviews

 

  1. Manferlotti, La malattia come metafora, Liguori 2015

 

Body of Art, January 2016

 

  1. Vallorani (a cura di), Introduzione ai Cultural Studies, Carocci, 2016 (Ne L’Indice dei libri del mese, ottobre 2017)

 

 

Funded National and International Research Projects

 

Research exchange ‘Slow Violence and Vulnerable Constituencies’, Macquarie University, Sydney-University of Padua (DISLL)

 

Member Research Group ‘Orientation’, Funded Spanish Ministry of Culture 2018, PI Rosario Arias, University of Malaga

 

University of Padua International Cooperation Grant 2017 (Macquarie, Sydney-Padua), December 2017

 

Member Research Group ‘Lives’, National Ministry of Education, Norway, Universities of Kristiansand and Bergen 2014-16

 

Member Research Group “Geografia e storia dell’affettività nelle letterature d’Europa”, (Dipartimento di Studi umanistici dell’Università della Calabria), 2 November 2011-31 May 2015

 

2003-2005 Research sub-unit ACUME European Cultural Memory, European Thematic Network. Head of Research: Vita Fortunati, Università degli studi di Bologna.

Unit Project: “Bric à brac of the archaic”: on the Predicament of Material Culture in Late-

Victorian and Edwardian England

 

2003 PRIN (Italian Ministry of Education National Fund) Principal Investigator, Research Unit University of Calabria. Project Title: Ruoli sociali, ruoli sessuali nella letteratura e nella cultura di formazione in area britannica e anglofona. Head of Research: Laura Di Michele

Unit Project: Viaggi, viste e curiosità nella letteratura e nella manualistica comportamentale inglesi tra Settecento e Ottocento/Journeys, Views and Curiosity in British Literature and Conduct books from the late Eighteenth to the Nineteenth Centuries

 

International Mobility

 

* Awarded a University of Padua 2017 International Cooperation Fund to set up a research exchange program with Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, November-December 2017

* Guest Lecturer, University of Agder, Kristiansand (Norway), 15-20 September 2014

* Erasmus exchange Lecturer: Visual Forms in the Age of Shakespeare, University of Agder, Kristiansand (Norway), 23-27 May 2013

 

 

Conferences and Other Events Organized

 

* Aia Conference 2019, Panel “Culture” Convener

* As Member of AISCLI Board, AISCLI Biennial Conference, Bari January 2019

* As Member of AISCLI Board, AISCLI Summer School “The Right to Hope”, University of Padua, July 2018

* With Gabriele Bizzarri, Giornate dell’Editoria e della Traduzione Letteraria, ottobre 2018-giugno 2019, DISLL, University of Padova

* Giornate dell’Editoria e della Traduzione Letteraria, ottobre 2017-giugno 2018, DISLL, University of Padova

* International Workshop Slow Violence, Global Traumas, Padova, 3 November 2017

* International Conference Vulnerability. Memories, Bodies, Sites, University of Padova, 16-17 May 2016

* Workshop on Post-Colonial Traumas, Unical, 26 May 2015

* With C. Riviello, Winter School on the English Middle Ages, Unical, 3-5 December 2014

* Scientific Board Progetto Shakespeare 2016, Unical, March 2013-December 2016

* 3rd Unical Summer School in Cultural and Literary Studies. Complex Embodiments: Illness, Pain and Disability in Contemporary Culture (5-7 June 2012)

* with F. La Manna, Corpo, Lessico, Affettività/Bodies and Affect Unical, 18 October 2011

* Unical Summer School in Cultural and Literary Studies – Interfacing Literature and Science, September 2010

* Ore in biblioteca. Percorsi nelle letterature di lingua inglese, Bau (Biblioteca Area Umanistica)

Unical, January-December 2009

* Steering Committee 1st Ailae Summer School-Università della Calabria, Unical, 22-27 June 2009

* Steering Committee, Imagined Australia Conference, Palazzo Vaj, Monash University Prato Centre, 24-25 May 2007

* Views on Identity and Difference from the Early Modern to the Late Modern Age/Soggetti e saperi in formazione. Educazione e differenza tra il Cinquecento e il Duemila, Università degli studi della Calabria, 7-8 October 2005

 

Conference Papers and Lectures

 

* “Post-traumatic Traces” Università KORE, 14 November 2018

* “In ascolto. Voci, echi, risonanze in Frankenstein”, Este, 15 settembre 2018

* “T/Rubble. Bombed Sites, Phantomatic Traumas”, Accepted paper, ESSE 2018, BRNO, 29th August-2nd September 2018

* “Dante e i vittoriani: donne angelicate e demoni”, Donne dell’altro mondo. Tavola rotonda: Negli altri mondi le donne. Donne da Palcoscenico 2018, Rovigo, 9 maggio 2018

* “”, Università di Pescara, aprile 2018

* “Frankenstein. Creazione, ricreazione, scarto”, One Book One City, Sala delle Edicole, Università di Padova, 20 marzo 2018

* Keynote Lecture, Slow Violence, Global Traumas, Macquarie University, Sydney, 29 November 2017

* Lectio magistralis, “’Progenie mostruosa’: Frankenstein tra scienza e trasgressione”, 24 ottobre 2017, Aula Magna MAUS – Liceo S. Maria Ausiliatrice, Padova

* “Sogni, fantasmi, nostalgie: inseguendo Mary Shelley”, Este, 16 settembre 2017

* “L’incanto della voce, Shahrazàd nel mondo anglofono”. Rovigo, Accademia dei Concordi, 17 maggio 2017

* “Mary Shelley e il peso mostruoso della scrittura” Este, 25 settembre 2016

* “Materia vibrante”, Catania, MOD, giugno 2016

* Lezione “Darwin e la fotografia”, in Giornata di studi su Letteratura e fotografia, a cura di F. La Manna, University of Calabria, 31 May 2016

* “Transient Objects, Commodified Memory in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Narrative”, AIA Conference, Naples, 10-12 September 2015

* “Auras and Haunting Libraries. The Marie Corelli Affair with Stratford”, ESRA (European Shakespeare Research Association) Conference. Shakespeare’s Europe. Europe’s Shakespeare, Worcester, 29 June-2 July 2015

* “’Sound of Recovery’? Toiling with Rubble in Ishiguro’s Novels”, ANDA Conference Interrogating the Representations of Peace and War in English Literature/s: Theory, Texts, History and Social Practices, Università del Salento, Lecce, 19-20 June 2015

* “Knotted Histories. Diasporic Imaginings of the Shoah”, Workshop on Post-Colonial Traumas, Unical, 26th May 2015

* “Complex Embodiments and Disability Studies”, Mind/Body Workshop, DISU (International Doctoral programme in the Humanities), Unical, 13 May 2015

* “Monstrous Pathology in Early Modern Culture”, University of Venice, 14 October 2014

* “Webster and Visual Culture”, “Webster and Femininity”, “Dying in the Desert. Jim Crace and the Life of Jesus in Quarantine”, University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway, 15-20 September 2014

* “Tra meraviglia e malinconia: Alice in Wonderland e Peter Pan”, University “L’Orientale”, Naples, 19 May 2014

* Respondent, Workshop Moving Bodies, Displaying Nations. National Cultures, Race, Ethnicities, Gender in European and North-American World Exhibitions 1873-1939, University of Trieste, 14 February 2014

* “Objects Strike Back. Things in Contemporary Anglophone Culture”, Dottorato in Scienze Filologiche, Linguistiche e Letterarie, Università degli studi di Padova, 13 November 2013

* “Disaster and Guilt. Dangerous Children in Golding’s Lord of the Flies”, The Imagination of War,

University of Milan, 17 October 2013

* Accepted paper for Malady and Mortality Conference, Falmouth, September 2013

* “Dangerous Skin. Painting Faces in Early Modern England”, Doctoral Seminar Visual Forms in the Age of Shakespeare, University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway, 23- 27 May 2013

* “‘Unfathomable Sea: Romantic Poetry, Romantic Painting?”, University of Trieste, 3 April 2013

* Accepted paper, ESSE Istanbul, September 2012

* “Body Modification, Pain and Disability Studies?”, 3rd Unical Summer School in Cultural and Literary Studies: Complex Embodiments: Illness, Pain and Disability in Contemporary Culture, 5-7

June 2012

* “L’altra faccia delle cose”, Workshop Oggetti e cose nella cultura contemporanea, Università degli studi di Salerno, 26 October 2011

* “The Body in Quest(ion). Contemporary Disability Studies”, Corpo, Lessico, Affettività/Bodies and Affect, Unical, 18 October 2011

* “The Body in Question. On Pathography and Testimony in Contemporary Anglophone Culture”,

AIA L’Aquila Regenerating Community, Territory, Voices. Memory and Vision, 15-17 September 2011

* “Europe and its ‘Ends’. Haunting (by) the Past in Dead Europe by Christos Tsiolkas”, ESSE Torino, 24-28 August 2010

* “‘Scar Without a Wound’. The Predicament of Holocaust Memory in Anglophone Literature”, AIA Roma, 1-3 October 2009

* Accepted paper EASA (European Association for the Study of Australia) Palma de Mallorca 22-25

September 2009

* “Conspicuous Identities and the Legacies of Trauma in Recent Anglophone Literature of the Holocaust”, Giornata della Memoria, Unical, 27 January 2009

* “Ghostly Traces, Occult Clues: Tales of Detection in Victorian and Edwardian Fiction”, Esse 9 Aarhus, Denmark, 22-26 August 2008

* PhD Lecture “La questione della ‘cosa’”, Università degli studi di Salerno, 24 September 2008

* “Dire il trauma: memoria, amnesia e perdono nel panorama australiano contemporaneo”, PhD Lecture, University of Catania, 13 May 2008

* “Morfologie mostruose. Figure del femminile nel romanzo inglese fin de siècle”, University of Catania at Ragusa, 14 May 2008

* “Tracing/Tracking History’s Nightmares: The Wreck of the Batavia as Australian Foundational Myth”, Transatlantici ed altri bastimenti. Transiti, desideri, memorie, Università di Trieste, 27-28 October 2007

* “Haunting Abjection: Traces and Trespasses in Victorian Tales of the Occult”, AIA Conference, Forms of Migration – Migration of Forms, Bari, 20-22 September 2007

* “Looking for/at Australia. Roots and Repulsion in Some Texts by Italian-Australian Women”, magined Australia, Palazzo Vaj, Monash University Prato Centre, 24-25 May 2007

* “Routing Tours: Geographical Matter from the Seventeenth to the Eighteenth Century”, in Locating Subjects. Views on Identity and Difference from the Early Modern to the Late Modern Age, Università degli studi della Calabria, 7-8 October 2005

* “‘Landscape of Unfamiliar Objects’. Myth, Mimesis, Textual Appropriation in David Malouf’s Narrative”, Postcolonial Studies: Changing Perceptions, Università degli studi di Trento, 30 June-2

July 2005, (ACUME project)

* “From Wunderkammer to Rented Flats: on the Politics and Casualties of Erasure”, Writers’ Houses and the Construction of (Trans) National Cultural Memory, Rome, 11-15 May 2005 (ACUME project)

* “Residui solidi e riusi testuali: La tempesta di Emilio Tadini”, Tempeste dopo la Tempesta, L’Aquila, June 2004

* “Consuming Objects: Commodity Culture and Narrative Devices in Late-Victorian Popular Fiction”, XXI AIA, Modena, 25-27 September 2003

* “Scritto sul viso: trucco, peccato, consumo nella trattatistica comportamentale-religiosa della prima età moderna”, Workshop I consumi: una questione di gender, Naples, Istituto Universitario Orientale – Archivio delle donne, 10-11 May 2001

* “Retorica a teatro: la Chironomia di John Bulwer”, All’incrocio dei saperi: la mano, Università degli studi di Padova, 29-30 September 2000

* “‘Convenevolezza’ and Gain in some early modern conduct books”, AIA, Milano, 21-23 September 1999

* “L’eredità di una madre del Seicento”, Donne e proprietà. Storia, racconto, immagini, Napoli, 20-

22 novembre 1997

* L’Italia letteraria e l’Europa. Dalle origini al Rinascimento, Fondazione Natalino Sapegno, Aosta, 20-23 October 1997

* Summer School Il Seicento in Europa, Fondazione Natalino Sapegno, Cogne (AO), 05-14 September 1995

* Summer School Le changement culturel en Europe: la culture urbaine, Ecole d’Eté de Grenoble, Université de Grenoble, 03-07 July 1995

* “Possessione ed esorcismo in King Lear”, La cultura della violenza nella tragedia shakespeariana, Naples, 25-27 May 1995

 

Scientific Committees, Editorial Boards

 

* Member of the Editorial Board, From the European South, A Transdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Humanities (http://europeansouth.postcolonialitalia.it/)

* Transitions. Collana di studi sulla traduzione e l’interculturalità nei paesi di lingua inglese, Direttrice Eleonora Federici, Morlacchi UP, Perugia

* Anglosophia. Studies in English Literature and Culture. General Editors: Silvia Antosa and Mariaconcetta Costantini, Mimesis, Milan-Udine, Italy (www.mimesisinternational.com)

 

Peer reviewing activity

* Manuscript reviewer for Textus, Altre Modernità/Other Modernities, Prospero (2012, 2013-)

* Italian National Evaluation (VQR) peer reviewer

 

Academic Societies Membership

 

* ESSE (European Society for the Study of English)

* AIA (Associazione italiana di Anglistica)

* ANDA (Associazione Nazionale Docenti Anglistica)

* IASEMS (Italian Association of Shakespearean and Early Modern Studies)

* COMPALIT (Associazione Italiana di Teoria e Storia Comparata della Letteratura)

* AISCLI (Associazione Italiana di Studi sulle Culture e Letterature di Lingua inglese)

 

Academic Service

 

* Convenor, BA Degree Course in Languages, Literatures and Cultural Mediation (Presidente Corso di Laurea), University of Padua, October 2016-

* Department Delegate for New Student Orientation 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018

* Member of Research Evaluation Board, DISLL, University of Padua, 2016-

* Head, PhD Area Program in “Studies in Literature, Philology, Linguistics and Translation”, SDISU, Scuola Dottorale Internazionale in Studi Umanistici – International Doctoral School in the Humanities, Unical, 2009-2013

* Member of the Board of the Dept. of Linguistics, 2004-6

* AIA Arbitrator 2003-2007

* Editorial Assistant AIA Newsletter (Bollettino Associazione Italiana di Anglistica) 2001-2003

* AIA Auditor (Associazione Italiana di Anglistica) 2001-2003