Un'estetica della trasformazione. Umberto Eco scrive d'arte
CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON
DIGITAL CULTURES & HUMANITIES
Comparative Cultural Studies in the digital age
CRITICAL DIGITAL PEDAGOGIES & DIGITAL HUMANITIES
Transcultural and translingual approaches to digital humanities
Areas of expertise: digital literacy in Modern Languages; digital plurilingualism and cultural diversity; digital methods for teaching foreign languages and cultures; intermedia research methodologies; Italian digital humanities.
ITALIAN ELECTRONIC LITERATURE
From Umberto Eco's Opera Aperta to our days
Areas of expertise: Italian Neoavanguardia; theories of open textuality; systems theory; critical theory and digital cultural studies; hybrid genres (including computer poetry, video poetry, net poetry, blooks, collaborative writing, digital poetry, interactive fiction, social network novels), intermediality theory and practice, digital popular culture.
Case studies: Nanni Balestrini, Caterina Davinio, Gianni Toti, Enrico Colombini, Michela Murgia, Roberto Saviano, Wu Ming, Tommaso Pincio, Scrittura Industriale Collettiva, Kai Zen, Francesco Pecoraro, Fabio Viola, Fabrizio Venerandi.
& CULTURAL STUDIES
THE CULTURAL APPROPRIATION OF DANTE IN 20TH CENTURY ITALIAN LITERATURE
Dante, Pasolini and impegno (1940s-1970s)
Key words: popular culture, subalternity, identity politics, the Other, politics of aesthetics, language and national identity in post-war Italy; plurilingualism in literary fiction; Pier Paolo Pasolini's oeuvre; figural realism in cinema; intermediality.