Educational Background

  • B.A. in Foreign Languages and Literatures, Università degli Studi di Cassino (Italy)
  • M.A. in Romance Studies, Cornell University
  • PH.D. in Romance Studies (specialization in Italian Cinema), Cornell University

Research Interests

  • Contemporary Italian cinema
  • Echoes of Pier Paolo Pasolini in contemporary Italian cinema
  • The intersection between fiction and reality in feature films and documentaries from the 1960s to the present
  • Italian women's cinema
  • Eco-cinema
  • The relationship between TV and cinema

Selected Publications

BOOK

Marco Tullio Giordana. Una poetica civile in forma di Cinema. Marco Olivieri, Anna Paparcone. Rubbettino Editore, May 2017.

BOOK CHAPTERS

"Beyond Politics: The Cinema of Marco Tullio Giordana." Italian Political Cinema. Public Life, Imaginary and Identity in Contemporary Italian Film, edited by Christian Uva and Giancarlo Lombardi, Peter Lang, 2016, pp. 185-198.

"Romanzo di una strage di Marco Tullio Giordana: verso una riappropriazione critica di Pier Paolo Pasolini." Pier Paolo Pasolini. Prospettive americane, edited by Fulvio Orsitto, Federico Pacchioni, Matauro Edizioni, 2015, pp. 279-304.

"Un mosaico di verità per «una storia sbagliata». Il caso Pasolini secondo Marco Tullio Giordana e Aurelio Grimaldi." Strane storie. Il cinema e i misteri d'Italia, edited by Christian Uva, Rubbettino, October 2011, pp. 95-104.

"Francesco Rosi's Hands Over the City: A Contemporary Perspective on the Camorra." Mafia Movies: A Reader, edited by Dana Renga, Toronto University Press, 2011, pp. 226-233.

ARTICLES

"Cinema e televisione, da conflitto a sinergia: La mafia uccide solo d'estate di Pier Francesco Diliberto." Forum Italicum: A Journal of Italian Studies, SAGE Publications (UK), vol. 51, no. 3, November 2017, pp. 683-702.

"Matteo Garrone's Reality: the Big Brother Spectacle and its Rupture." MLN, vol. 131, no. 1, 2016, pp. 270-289.

"Su Realtà, Finzione e verità. Conversazione con Marco Tullio Giordana." Cinema 60, no. 306, 2010, pp. 58-68.

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