(Varese, 1967) is Research Fellow at the University of Milan where he teaches English Drama and English Culture. He has published on Elizabethan theatre and contemporary theatre and cinema, and has collaborated extensively with Piccolo Teatro and Teatro Franco Parenti in Milan. His books include: Adultery in the High Canon. Forms of Infidelity in Joyce, Beckett and Pinter (Milano, Unicopli, 2002) and Bambole di carne. Lolita prima e dopo il romanzo (Pisa, ETS, 2009).
(1988) is a Ph.D. student in Linguistic, Literary and Intercultural Studies in European and Extra-european Perspectives at the University of Milan. His main interests include postmodernism in British and American graphic novels, with a particular focus on literary canons and appropriations; the relationship between power and ideologies; utopian and dystopian narratives. He is a member of the editorial board of Altre Modernità , the Cultural Studies journal of UNIMI, where he published an essay on the tragic motifs of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman. He also co-edited the eleventh issue of the journal, entitled “Spionaggi”.
holds a PhD in English Literature and Cultural Studies from the University of Milan, where he is currently working as Assistant Professor in British Cultural Studies and English Culture at the faculty of Mediazione Linguistica e Culturale. His research interests are focused on London urban geographies and representations of violent/anarchic/terrorist attacks and disasters under a culturalist approach. He has published essays about Chris Cleave, John Agard, Ian McEwan, Joseph Conrad and has recently published Anarchici (su carta) Il Libraccio Editore (2014). He is editor-in-chief of the online journal Altre Modernità and works as a TEFL and Brit Lit teacher in an Italian secondary school.
Anna Pasolini holds a PhD in English Literature from the University of Milan. Her main fields of research are Cultural Studies and Gender Studies, with a beginning interest in Corpus Stylistics. Her research areas include feminist rewritings of fairy tales and crime fiction – more specifically, the representation and mapping of gender(ed) and transcultural/postcolonial identities in noir fiction.
(Milan 1974) holds a post-doc fellowship in American Culture and Literature from the University of Milan. She is the author of US Waste. Rifiuti e sprechi d’America. Una storia dal basso (Saggiatore 2011), and co-author with M. Maffi, C. Schiavini, and M.S. Zangari of Americana: storie e culture degli Stati Uniti dalla A alla Z (Saggiatore 2012), and with C. Schiavini and M.S. Zangari of Letteratura degli Stati Uniti. Percorsi e protagonisti 1945-2013 (Odoya 2014). Her forthcoming book on law, justice and literature in the Great Depression is due in September (Ledizioni, Milano). She has written essays on US contemporary fiction (Raymond Carver, Grace Paley, Don DeLillo, Joan Didion), and on literature in the 1930s, as well as US environmental history. She is also interested in US TV series: she co-curated with D. Izzo I Soprano e gli altri (Shake 2008) and with D. Izzo and F. Iuliano The Wire e gli altri (Editori Riuniti 2012). She is a member of the Editorial Board of Ácoma: Rivista Internazionale di studi Nordamericani and Enthymema. Rivista internazionale di critica, teoria e filosofia della letteratura.
is Professor of English Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of Milan. Her specializations include visual studies, gender studies and queer studies. Among her work, we mention Utopia di mezzo. Strategie compositive in When the Sleeper Wakes, di H.G.Wells (1996), Gli occhi e la voce. J. Conrad, Heart of Darkness: dal romanzo allo schermo (2000), Geografie londinesi. Saggi sul romanzo inglese contemporaneo (2003), Orbitals. Materiali e Script di London Orbital (2009. Recently, she authored two volumes: Anti/corpi. Body politics e resistenza in alcune narrazioni contemporanee di lingua inglese (Libraccio Editore, 2012) and Millennium London. Of Other Spaces and the Metropolis (Mimesis, 2012). She also coordinates the project Docucity, on documentary filmmaking and urban geographies and is the Deputy director of the online journal Altre Modernità and she is a member of the editorial board of Studi Culturali (Il Mulino).
Simona Bertacco – University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Serena Guarracino – Università degli Studi di Napoli L’Orientale, Italy
Giampaolo Chiariacò – Università del Salento, Italy
Claudio Milanesi – Aix-Marseille Université, France
Nicoletta Di Ciolla – Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Mark Chu – University College Cork, Ireland
Gino Scatasta – Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna, Italy
Marina Marzia Brambilla – Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Chiara Martucci – Università degli Studi di Milano – CTU, Italy
Gianmarco Torri – Università degli Studi di Milano – CTU, Italy