ROMANZI Valentina

Position
Adjunct Professor
Telephone
041 234 6684
E-mail
valentina.romanzi@unive.it
Website
www.unive.it/persone/valentina.romanzi (personal record)
Office
Interdepartmental School of Economics, Languages and Entrepreneurship
Website: https://www.unive.it/sele
Where: Treviso - Palazzo San Paolo

EDUCATION

  • July 2021: PhD in Transcultural Studies in the Humanities, University of Bergamo
  • April 2017: MA in Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literatures, University of Verona
  • November 2014: BA in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce, University of Verona

CONFERENCES

  • "Digital Americas." 48th conference of the Austrian Association for American Studies (October 21-22, 27-29, 2021)
  • "Crossing Territories. Recognition across Time, Space, and Textuality in the US and Beyond." 26th Biannual AISNA Conference (September 23-25, 2021)
  • "Fantasy and Fandom." The Theology, Religion and Popular Culture Network (September 13, 2021)
  • "The End Times-Approaches to the Apocalypse." CUNY Graduate Center (March 12, 2021)
  • "Contaminazioni." PhD School in Transcultural Studies in the Humanities (May 15, 2020)

LECTURES

  • "Il post-apocalittico tra Utopia e Distopia." Leggere la cultura popolare per rileggere l'America, University "Federico II" of Naples (September 11, 2021)
  • "American Nightmares. The Rise of Dystopia in Contemporary American Fiction." University of Essex LiFTS Department, Open Seminars (21 May 2019)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Romanzi, Valentina. “Joan Didion, Democracy.” Iperstoria 5, Spring 2015: 229-231.
  • Giroux, Henry. “La Cultura Selfie in uno Stato Diviso tra Interessi Economici e Sorveglianza.” Trans. Valentina Romanzi. Iperstoria 6, Fall 2015: 315-319.
  • Romanzi, Valentina. “Chad Luck, The Body of Property: Antebellum American Fiction and the Phenomenology of Possession.” Iperstoria 8, Fall 2016: 344-348.
  • Macedo, Donaldo. “L'etica della democrazia linguistica nelle scuole e nella società.” Trans. Valentina Romanzi. Iperstoria 8, Fall 2016: 154-162.
  • Romanzi, Valentina. “Carla Francellini, Uè Paisà.” Iperstoria 10, Fall 2017: 194-196.
  • Berger, Dan. “La playlist di Marylin Buck.” Trans. Valentina Romanzi. Iperstoria 11, Spring 2018: 112-121.
  • Bayoumi, Moustafa. “Parliamo di razza. Musulmani e arabi nell’immaginario americano.” Trans. Valentina Romanzi. Ácoma 14, Spring 2018: 20-37.
  • Romanzi, Valentina. “Adam Koehler, Composition, Creative Writing Studies, and the Digital Humanities.” Iperstoria 12, Fall 2018: 111-113.
  • Romanzi, Valentina. “Pilar Martinez Benedì, The Insuperability of Sensation. Indagini letterarie tra mente, corpo e affect.” Iperstoria 13, Spring 2019: 187-188.
  • Romanzi, Valentina. “Ruha Benjamin, Captivating Technology. Race, Carceral Technoscience, and Liberatory Imagination in Everyday Life.Iperstoria 14, Fall 2019: 151-153.
  • Romanzi, Valentina. “Prison Land: Mapping Carceral Power across Neoliberal America. Brett Story.” Iperstoria 14, Fall 2019: 154-156.
  • Renna, Dora and Valentina Romanzi. “Jimmy Santiago Baca: Poesia dal carcere. Intervista e testi in traduzione italiana”. Iperstoria 14, Fall 2019: 125-129.
  • Romanzi, Valentina. "The Testaments." The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 17 December 2019. https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=38988.
  • Romanzi, Valentina. “Levels of Reality in Ready Player One.” JAm It! 3, Spring 2020: 164-173.
  • Romanzi, Valentina. “André Aciman’s Find Me.” Ad Alta 11, June 2020: 61-63.
  • Romanzi, Valentina. “Plural Identities in Sam J. Miller’s Blackfish City.” ContactZone 2, December 2020: 68-86.
  • Romanzi, Valentina, Alessandro Secomandi, Danilo Serra, edited by. Contaminazioni. Un approccio interdisciplinare. Bergamo: Lubrina Editore, 2021.
  • Romanzi, Valentina, Alessandro Secomandi, Danilo Serra. “Minaccia, sfida, opportunità. Una panoramica sulle contaminazioni.” Contaminazioni. Un approccio interdisciplinare. Bergamo: Lubrina Editore, 2021: 9-24.
  • Romanzi, Valentina. “Note sul valore della risignificazione.” Contaminazioni. Un approccio interdisciplinare. Bergamo: Lubrina Editore, 2021: 327-246.
  • Romanzi, Valentina. “André Brock. Distributed Blackness: African American Cybercultures.” Iperstoria 17, Spring 2021: 396-400.
  • Romanzi, Valentina. “Avrai i miei occhi di Nicoletta Vallorani.” IF 26, Spring 2021: 175-176. 
  • Romanzi, Valentina and Oriana Palusci, edited by. “Non-Human Narrators in SF.” ContactZone 4, December 2021 (edited volume, tbp).
  • Romanzi, Valentina and Bruno Walter Tedesco, edited by. “The Fractured States of America.” JAm It! 6, Spring 2022 (edited volume, tbp).

COLLABORATIONS

  • Iperstoria, Journal of American and English Studies (Staff Member)
  • ContactZone, Journal of the Italian Association for the Study of Science Fiction and the Fantastic (Staff Member)
  • University of Bergamo ("Expert of the field American literature and culture", 2020-)
  • University of Verona ("Expert of the field American literature and culture", May 2017-)

STUDY ABROAD PERIODS

  • April-September 2019: Visiting Scholar, University of Essex (UK)
  • September 2013-May 2014: Erasmus Project, University of Glasgow (UK)