Project Leaders

Clodagh Brook

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(BA and MA University College Dublin, DPhil Oxon) is Reader in Contemporary Cinema and Culture at the University of Birmingham (UK) and Principal Investigator for the Interdisciplinary Italy project. She has lectured in Universities in Britain, Ireland and Italy, and just completed a term of three years as Head of Modern Languages at Birmingham…

Florian Mussgnug

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(BA Oxon, MSt Oxon, PhD Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa) is Reader in Italian and Comparative Literature at UCL and Academic Director of the UCL Comparative Literature Programme. He has published widely on 20th and 21st Century literature, with a particular focus on literary theory, experimental literature, and narrative prose fiction…

Giuliana Pieri

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(Dott. Lett. Pavia; MA Kent, DPhil Oxon) is Professor in Italian and the Visual Arts at Royal Holloway University of London and Head of the School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures. She has published widely on 19th and 20th century visual culture, cultural history and popular literature…

Emanuela Patti

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(Dott. Lett. Urbino, MA UCL, PhD University of Birmingham) is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham for the project Interdisciplinary Italy 1900-2020: interart/intermedia. Before joining this project, she was Senior Lecturer of Media Theory at the Media School…