PANGALLO Francesca

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E-mail francesca.pangallo@unive.it
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Francesca Pangallo (DOB: 19/03/1989 - Milano, MI)

EDUCATION

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (IT): (2017/2019)
Ph.D. in Italian Studies – VIVA Examination Date: March 20, 2020. Final Dissertation Title: Passaggi di Stato. Traduzione e ricezione dell’opera di Primo Levi negli Stati Uniti [translated as: A State of Matter: Translation and Reception of Primo Levi's Work in the United States]. Final Grade: Excellent. Supervisor: Professor Alessandro Cinquegrani; Focus on: Contemporary Italian Literature, American Literature, Postmodern Literature, Comparative Literature, Postmemory Literature, Holocaust Studies, Translation Studies and Linguistics.

University of Cambridge (UK): (Spring Term 2019)
Visiting Student, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages; Supervisor: Professor Robert S. C. Gordon; Focus: Holocaust Studies, Genocide Studies, Translation Studies (English/Italian).

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (IT): (March 2016)
M.A. in Italian Literature and Philology. Final Grade: 110/110 with Merit .
Dissertation Title: Eden. Variazioni sul mito

Ca’ Foscari-Harvard / CFHSS (IT): (Summer 2013)
Summer School Joint Program / Harvard University and Ca’ Foscari University; Faculty Mentors: Professor Werner Sollors, Professor Glenda Carpio. Member of the CFHSS Student Committee 2013.

Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna (IT): (March 2012).
B.A. in Classics. Final grade: 107/110

University of Warwick (UK): (2010/2011)
Erasmus Programme: Full-time Exchange Student

Liceo Classico G. Nolfi (IT): (2008)
High School Diploma – Final Grade 100/100


WORKING AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Ca' Foscari University of Venice (IT): (Sept. 30th, 2020 – ongoing)
Research Fellow. Research Grant Denomination: Myth and Archetypes inside Corporate Storytelling [Mito e archetipi nella narrazione d’impresa (ITA)] within the project Slow Life, Slow Stories: a different way of narrating sustainable businesses funded by the Veneto Region and developed by Ca’ Foscari University.

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (IT): (June 15, 2020 – Sept. 14, 2020).
Independent Research Contractor; Supervisor: Professor Alessandro Cinquegrani. Grant Description: Bibliographic research on storytelling features and styles regarding Holocaust and Holocaust-related narratives in both American and Italian cultures. [This research is part of the 2016 Interdepartmental University Project entitled: Jungian and Post-Jungian Hermeneutic Models from Literature to Business].

Harvard University/ Boston (MA), USA, and Venice (IT): (2017 and 2018 editions)
Assistant Residence Director: Main contact in charge for Harvard University (Faculty, TAs, and student families) during the program; linguistic support for Harvard students; coordination of activities and field trip logistics organised by the hosting University (Ca’ Foscari); healthcare procedures and emergency response management. Writing Clinic Lab: Teaching class on Academic English Writing and Composition for the Italian students enrolled in the program.

Colgate University (NY), USA: (2016/2017)
Italian Language Intern: Part-time Faculty Member for the Romance Languages Department. Teaching support in Italian Language and Literature. Italian Club Event Coordinator. Faculty Supervisors: Professor Franziska Merklin, Professor Monica Facchini. Classes offered: ITAL 121, ITAL 122 – elementary; ITAL 201, ITAL 202 – intermediate; ITAL 223 – Italian Cinema; ITAL 361 – advance.

 

CONFERENCES, SEMINARS, AND PUBLIC LECTURES

International Conference: «Passeurs». La cultura italiana fuera de Italia (1945-1989): Recepción e Imaginario - Literatura, Cine, Medios, Universidad de Buenos Aires (ARG), 26-28 agosto 2021 (http://eventosacademicos.filo.uba.ar/index.php/CIP/Passeurs2020) [Forthcoming]. Presentation Title: “If This Was a Literary Case”: la tradizione dell’opera di Primo Levi negli Stati Uniti.

Conference “Per non dimenticare” in occasione della XV giornata della memoria, Circolo Alfredo Vivian Partigiano, Venezia (IT), 28 gennaio 2020. Presentation Title: La Shoah nel nuovo millennio: una ricostruzione prospettica per un corretto uso della memoria storica nella società contemporanea.

Graduate Seminar: Primo Seminario “Saverio Bellomo”, Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici, Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia (IT), 4 aprile 2019 (https://www.unive.it/graduate/siti_dottorati/dsu/italianistica/documenti/primo-seminario-Bellomo-18-19.pdf).Presentation Title: L’opera di Primo Levi in traduzione inglese: dinamiche editoriali, ragioni storiche ed omissioni linguistiche.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference: Representation of Disaster, March 8-9, 2019, University of Pittsburgh (USA), 8-9 March 2019 (https://www.frenchanditalian.pitt.edu/event/graduate-conference-representations-disaster). Presentation title: Drowning into History: Literary Investigation and Representation of Contemporary Mass Murder Episodes.

International Conference: Past (Im)perfect Continuous. Trans-Cultural Articulation of the Postmemory of WWII, Università La Sapienza, Roma (IT), 26-28 June, 2018 (https://web.uniroma1.it/Programma Postmemory Conference.pdf). Presentation title: Memoria anti-narrativa: Primo Levi o l’impossibilità del romanzesco.

Canadian Society for Italian Studies (CAIS) 2018 Annual Conference, University of Ottawa (CA), 11-13 May 2018 (https://canadianassociationforitalianstudies.org/resources/Documents/conference2018-programme-final.pdf). Presentation Title: Translating as other people’s trade: Primo Levi’s take on literary translation.

Convegno COMPALIT – Associazione di teoria e storia comparata della letteratura: Schermi. Rappresentazioni, immagini, transmedialità, Università degli Studi di Verona (IT), 18-20 December, 2017 (http://www.compalit.it/convegni/schermi-rappresentazioni-immagini-transmedialita/). Presentation Title: Snapchat come nuovo strumento di espressione del soggetto anti-edipico nel XXI secolo.

 

FORTHCOMING PUBLICATIONS

Pangallo, Francesca, Antinarrative Memory: Primo Levi’s Impossibility of Romance, Atti del Convegno «Past (Im)Perfect Continuous. Trans-Cultural Articulations of the Postmemory of WWII», Roma, La Sapienza University Press, 2020. [Journal Article, forthcoming, 2020].

Cinquegrani, Alessandro, Pangallo, Francesca e Rigamonti, Federico, Romance e Shoah. Pratiche di narrazione sulla tragedia indicibile, Venezia, Edizioni Ca’ Foscari, Collana “Diaspore”, 2020. [Book Chapters, forthcoming, 2020].

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Italian (Mother tongue);
English (C1) - IELTS Academic Band Score: 7.5 (Test Taken on Feb 2nd, 2019);
French/Spanish (A2);
German (A1);
Ancient Greek and Latin (Philology and translation).