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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)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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

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

PUBLICATIONS

Articles

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

“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), p. 31-46.

-“Naissance de l’auteur. Se souvenir de Foucault après 25 ans,” Romaneske 34 (2009), p. 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), pp. 291-300

Catalog Essays

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

Book Reviews

-Review of Beatrice Barbalato ed,, Le carnaval verbal d’Ascanio Celestini: Traduire le theâtre de narration? (Brussels: Peter Lang, 2011) in Incontri: rivista europea di studi italiani, vol 27, 2 (2012), p. 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), p. 245-247.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2011-12 Research Assistant, Judaica manuscripts project, Michelle Chesner, Norman E. Alexander Librarian for Jewish Studies, Rare Books and Manuscripts Library, Columbia University, New York, NY

2009-11 Research Fellow, Research Foundation Flanders (European Science Foundation)

CONFERENCE PAPERS AND INVITED TALKS

-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, 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

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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