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EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

2018-  Lancaster University, Department of Languages and Cultures, Lancaster, UK  Associate Lecturer

2012-16  Columbia University, Department of Italian, New York, NY  Teaching Fellow

2011-16  Gayatri Chrakravorty Spivak, University Professor in the Humanities, Columbia University, New York, NY  Research Assistant

2009-11  Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), Belgium  Research Fellow

EDUCATION

2011-17  Columbia University, New York, NY   Ph.D. in Italian and Comparative Literature

2008-09   Columbia University, New York, NY   M.A. in Italian (Francqui Fellow of the Belgian American Educational Foundation)

2007-08  Leuven, Antwerp, Ghent and Brussels Universities   M.A. in Comparative Literature (magna cum laude)

2005-07  Leuven University, Belgium   M.A. in Romance Philology, French and Italian (summa cum laude)

2003-05  Leuven University, Belgium   B.A. in Romance Philology, French and Italian (magna cum laude)

PUBLICATIONS

Book

World Literature After Empire: Rethinking Universality in the Long Cold War (New York: Routledge, 2021)

Articles

“Locating Lumumba,” Comparative Literature Studies 58.2 (2021): 264-285.

“‘A World To Win’: China, the Afro-Asian Writers’ Bureau, and the Reinvention of World Literature,” Critical Asian Studies 51.2 (2019): 144-165.

Forme cinesi: Gramsci’s Translatability in Italian Third-Worldism,” Estetica: studi e ricerche, vol. VII, no. 2 (2017): 211-232.

“Pier Paolo Pasolini’s ‘Bandung Man’: The Indian and African Documentaries,” Senses of Cinema 77 (2015).

“Gray Mornings of Tolerance: Pasolini’s Calderón and the Living Theatre of New York (1966-1969),” Studi Pasoliniani 5 (2011): 31-46.

-“Naissance de l’auteur. Se souvenir de Foucault après 25 ans,” Romaneske 34 (2009), 13-14.

Conference Proceedings

Questa sera si recita a soggetto di Pirandello fra Pasolini e il Living Theatre,” in Bart Van Den Bossche & Monica Jansen eds., Conference proceedings of Le passioni di Pirandello, Universities of Leuven and Antwerp, May 11-12, 2010 (Firenze: Cesati & Helmond: Stichting Luigi Pirandello, 2010) 291-300

Book Reviews

-Review of Beatrice Barbalato ed., Le carnaval verbal d’Ascanio Celestini: Traduire le théâtre de narration? (Brussels: Peter Lang, 2011) in Incontri: rivista europea di studi italiani, vol 27, 2 (2012), 132

-Review of Giudicetti, Gianpaolo – Lizza Minuti, Marinella, Le città e i nomi. Un viaggio tra le Città invisibili di Italo Calvino (Torino: Nero su Bianco, 2010), in Lettres Romanes 65 (2011), 245-247

Catalog Essays

“Environed,” Catalog Essay for Wang Xu Solo Exhibition, Gallery 456, New York, 2014

Translations

Co-translation of Maud Vanhauwaert’s 2019 Antwerp City Poem (“Stadsgedicht,” translation #17, Chinese-Dutch)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Lancaster University

DELC 402: “Reading Theoretically” (2 semesters)

DELC 416: “Academic and Practical Methods in Translation: Postcolonialism and Feminism” (3 semesters)

FREN 233: Shaping Contemporary France: Moments and Movements: Digital Culture and Society” (1 semester)

CHIN 100-101: “Chinese in Context” (Modern and Contemporary Historical and Cultural Context, 4 semesters)

FREN 100-101: “French in Context: The Avant-Gardes and the Great War” (1 semester)

DELC 424: Independent Study Unit (2 semesters)

DELC 402: Translation Project (MA in Translation dissertation co-supervisions, 6 semesters)

Columbia University

Elementary Italian I & II (6 semesters)

Catholic University of Leuven

Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Cinema” (1 semester)                                                     

“Introduction to the History of Italian Art” (1 semester)         

Centre for Continued Higher Education Antwerp

Elementary French (2 semesters)        

CONFERENCE PAPERS AND INVITED TALKS

-Brighton University, UK – CAPPE 2019 Conference: “After the End of History” – “Competing Universalities in China/Avant-Garde and Les Magiciens de la terre (1989)”

-Nanyang Technological University, Singapore – Bandung Humanisms: Towards a New Understanding of the Global South International Workshop – “The Afro-Asian Writers’ Bureau and the Reinvention of Universal Culture” (by invitation)

-NYU Villa La Pietra & Kunsthistorisches Institut Max Planck, Florence, Italy – “Pier Paolo Pasolini: Image/Body/Site” Conference – ” ‘Bandung Man’: Pasolini’s L’odore dell’India and Italian Thirdworldism” (by invitation)

-Yale University, CT – “The Legacy of Pier Paolo Pasolini” Conference – “Planetary Pasolini: The Indian and African Documentaries”

-New York University, NY – “Capitals”: ACLA Annual Meeting – “Avant-garde Magicians: Humanism and Deconstruction in Chinese Art Practice of the 1980s”

-Cardozo Law School/NYU, NY – “La Ricotta in Context” Workshop – “Pasolini’s Non-Actors”

-University of Pennsylvania, PA – “Altered States” French & Italian Graduate Student Conference – “Friendship Hotel. Spaces of Globalization in Barthes’, Moravia’s, and Kristeva’s Chinese Travelogues.”

-Rutgers University, NJ – “immagiNazione” Graduate Student Conference –  ”An Italian in Beijing. Pasoliniʼs Critique of Globalization in Le mura di Sanaʼa Between Moravia, Antonioni, and the Cultural Revolution.”

-University of California, Los Angeles – “Forbidden Ideas” Graduate Student Conference – “Hammer and Sickle. Reading Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Review of the 1975 Warhol Exhibition at Ferrara.”

-University of Warwick, UK – Plenary Session of the annual Society for Italian Studies Postgraduate Colloquium – “State of Fluxus. Changing Theatrical and Everyday Space in Pasolini’s Collaborative Projects with the Living Theatre of New York (1966-69).”

-Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium – International Pirandello Conference – “Guardare la gente che passa. Questa sera si recita a soggetto di Pirandello fra Pasolini e il Living Theatre.”

-University of Michigan, MI – Annual Conference of the American Association for Italian Studies, ‘Queer Spaces, Queer Bodies’ panel – “Making Gay. Queering Theatrical Space in Pasolini’s Theatre.”

-Brown University, RI – Annual “Chiasmi” Graduate Student Conference at Brown and Harvard Universities – presentation on Pasolini and the Living Theatre.

AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND EXCHANGE PROGRAMS

2016-17 Mellon International Travel Award, Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, for research in Paris & Beijing

2014 Institute for World Literature (Harvard University), Hong Kong

2008-09 Francqui Fellowship of the Belgian American Educational Foundation; Scholarship of the Fernand Lazard Foundation

2007-08 Scholarship of Excellence of the Roger Dillemans Foundation; “Stipendium” of the Academia Belgica, Rome

2007 F.J. Mertens Award for the best Master’s Thesis in Romance Literature at the University of Leuven

2005-06 Université de Paris, Paris IV – La Sorbonne — European Union’s Erasmus Exchange Program, EU Mobility Scholarship and stay at German-speaking Maison Heinrich Heine of the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris

2004 Scholarship of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura — four-week Italian Summer School Program at Università per Stranieri, Perugia, Italy

2003 First Laureate of the National French Proficiency Olympiad “La Tour Eiffel – Olyfran” (Belgium) – Awarded a five-week French summer school program at Laval University, Canada by the Quebec Government and the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie

ACADEMIC SERVICE

2014-15 University Senator (GSAS – Humanities)

2013-15 Inaugural Student Representative of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences to Columbia’s Arts Initiative Advisory Group

2011-15 Department Representative to Columbia’s Graduate Student Advisory Council

RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014   Curator – Wang Xu, “What’s the Weather Like Today?” Solo Exhibition, New York, NY

2013   Intern – Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York, NY

2009-11   Book Project Assistant on New York Times bestselling book – Nina Burleigh, writer/journalist, New York, NY

2010-11   Artist Assistant – Jinny Yu, Artist in Residence at ISCP, Brooklyn, NY

2009-10   Intern – International Studio and Curatorial Program, Brooklyn, NY

VOLUNTEERING

2008/2012   Organizing for America, registering voters in State College, PA (2008, Columbia University Democrats) and Philadelphia, PA (2012, OFA Field Organizer Academy); canvassing in Ohio (2012, LGBT for Obama)

2007   Argos Arts, Brussels, Belgium

2005   International Building Organization, Lisbon, Portugal

2003   School 55, R’azan, Russia

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