Italian literature

Interdisciplinary Italy

    Interdisciplinary Italy 1900-2015: art, music, text. This international network spans the US, UK and Italy. As it nears the end of the first phase, funded by the AHRC, we are planning a second phase, which, if successful, we hope will run until about 2018. The project takes two complementary directions. The first, its […]

CFP: Call for Papers for Conference in Leicester, 19-20 September 2014

              ‘CALL FOR PAPERS’ IN INGLESE E DI SEGUITO IN ITALIANO   ‘L’esperienza del luogo’: Italian photography, writing and landscape. Luigi Ghirri, his contemporaries, his legacy. Friday 19 and Saturday 20 September 2014 University of Leicester Abstracts to be submitted by 31 March 2014 Organisers: Marina Spunta (University of […]

Speakers at the Conference (apart from Prof. Quintavalle). Photograph by Silvia Stucky.

BSR conference 9 October 2013

  Conference on Luigi Ghirri at the The British School at Rome (, 9 October 2013. The first event of the British Academy-funded project was a conference entitled ‘How to think in images? Luigi Ghirri and photography’ / ‘Come pensare per immagini? Luigi Ghirri e la fotografia’, which was held at The British School at […]

'Scandiano. Fiera di San Giuseppe', from Il profilo delle nuvole (1989). Copyright Eredi di Luigi Ghirri.

Why this project? / Perché questo progetto?

  This project stems from my interest in contemporary Italian literature and photography, in the work of  Gianni Celati, Luigi Ghirri and other writers and artists, and in space, place and landscape studies. My interest in Ghirri started to develop about ten years ago alongside my study of the literary representations of space and place in […]

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