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Cristina Savettieri

(Former employee or visitor)

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Literature, Università di Pisa

Biography

Cristina Savettieri received her PhD in Italian Studies from the University of Pisa in 2005. Subsequently, she worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the universities of Pisa and Siena and joined New York University in Florence as an Adjunct Professor in 2010. From 2011 to 2013 she was an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow in Comparative Literature at Freie Universität Berlin, where she carried out a research project on ‘Theories and Practices of the Modern Tragic’. In 2015 she has been awarded a Marie Skłodowska Curie Fellowship from the European Commission for the project ‘Fatherland as Motherland: Unstable Gender and Nation in Italian Great War Literature’, which she will carry out at the University of Edinburgh under the supervision of Professor Federica Pedriali (2015-2017). She is the author of an award-winning monograph on Carlo Emilio Gadda, La trama continua. Storia e forme del romanzo di Gadda (Pisa: 2008; Edinburgh Gadda Prize 2010). Cristina sits on the editorial board of two academic journals, Allegoria and Arabeschi. Rivista internazionale di studi su letteratura e visualità.

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Current Research Interests

Italian Modernism, Theory of tragedy and the Tragic, WWI Literature, Masculinity, Italian Nationalism

Research outputs

  1. The agency of errors: Hamartia and its (mis)interpretations in the Italian Cinquecento

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  2. Maschile plurale: Genere e nazione nella letteratura della Grande Guerra

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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Research activities & awards

  1. Mobilizing Identities/Identities in Motion through the First World War: History, Representations, and Memory

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

  2. Mobilizing Identities/Identities in Motion through the First World War: History, Representations, and Memory

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

  3. Nationhood and Nationalism Today

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Public lecture/debate/seminar

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