GREGORI Flavio

Qualifica Professore Ordinario
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Struttura Dipartimento di Studi Linguistici e Culturali Comparati
Sito web struttura: http://www.unive.it/dslcc
Sede: Palazzo Cosulich
Research team Creative arts, cultural heritage and digital humanities
Research team Cross cultural and area studies
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Prorettore alle Attività e rapporti culturali di Ateneo

Flavio Gregori is professor of English literature at Ca' Foscari university. He took his degree in modern literatures at the University of Trieste, and his PhD in English from the University of Florence; he was postdoctoral fellow at the University of Genoa; assistant in the Universities of Giessen (Germany), Reading (UK), Lancaster (UK), and University College Dublin. In 1995 he became assistant professor in English literature; associate professor in 2001; and full professor in 2008. 

He is currently Provost (Prorettore) for the University cultural activities and relations. Previously, he was Director of the Department of Linguistics and comparative cultural studies; Head of the BA programme in Modern languages and cultures, and of the Master program in European, American and postcolonial literatures; the Rector's Deputy for Cultural and literary activities; and vice-president of the Centre for Balkan and International studies. 

His research interests focus on eighteenth-century literature and culture; he also studies modern and contemporary culture, literary theory, comparative literature, and the interaction between literature and cinema. He co-directed a financed research on the image and reception of Italy in anglophone literatures (2011-13). He has written essays and monographs on Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, Laurence Sterne, the Neoclassical epic, mock-heroic poetry, and Scriblerian satire; on modern and contemporary fiction, and cinema adaptations. Recently he published a commented edition of L. Sterne's Tristram Shandy in the Meridiani Mondadori (reprinted as Oscar PB, 2018).

He was visiting scholar at UCLA, Georgia State University Atlanta, and Humboldt University Berlin, and delivered lectures at universities and other institutions in Italy, Europe and the USA. He has collaborated with the International Laurence Sterne Foundation and the Ehrenpreis Centre for Swift Studies, and is member of the  British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, the Italian Association of the Teachers of English (ANDA; member of the steering committee, 2010-2015; 2018-); the Italian and European Societies for the Study of English (AIA and ESSE), and the Associazione S. Malatesta. He is advisor to the journal The Scriblerian (Temple University, Philadelphia), and director of the journal English Literature: Theories, Interpretations, Contexts, produced at Ca' Foscari.
Ultima modifica: 16/09/2018
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