Valentina Fulginiti

Valentina Fulginiti

Lecturer of Italian Language

vf65@cornell.eduvf65 Office: KLR K141 Phone: 5-4901

A native of Bologna (Italy), Valentina Fulginiti is a Lecturer in Italian.  She holds a BA in Contemporary Literature and an MA in Italian Linguistics from the University of Bologna; she received her PhD in Italian Studies from the University of Toronto, where she taught introductory and advanced courses in Italian language. Her research interests include Italian linguistics and dialectology, second-language acquisition, translation, nineteenth-century Italian fiction and theatre.

Selected Publications

• “The Post-Apocalyptic Cookbook: Animality, Posthumanism, and Meat in Laura Pugno and Wu Ming.” Amberson, Deborah-Past, Elena (Eds),  Thinking Italian Animals, Human and Posthuman in Modern Italian Literature and Film. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. (forthcoming)

• “Passeggiate nella città proibita. Prostituzione, erotismo e trasgressione ne L’incendiario di Aldo Palazzeschi.” Forthcoming in Carte Italiane 9 (2014).

• “L’altro ‘63: Eco e Calvino di fronte al popolare”. Capozzi, Rocco (Ed.) Eco e Calvino: Relazioni rizomatiche. Milano: Federico Motta, 2013, 251-284.

• “Inventare l’altro. Forme di pseudo-traduzione nella scrittura di Salvatore Di Giacomo e Luigi Capuana.” TiConTre. Teoria Testo Traduzione. 1 (2014): 141-160.

• “Il regno del quasi: icone cinesi nelle rappresentazioni partenopee contemporanee di Ermanno Rea e Roberto Saviano.” California Italian Studies 3:1, 2012.