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Curriculum Vitae
Alessia Polatti held her B.A. (2011) and her M.A. (2013) in Foreign Languages and Literatures from the University of Bologna, and a PhD in English Literature from the University of Verona (2018). Her PhD dissertation deals with the experiences of migration and diaspora of Black British authors, with a focus on the phenomena of ‘return’ and ‘reverse’ migration. She is co-editor of the volume Bestiarium. Human and Animal Representations, (Milano: Mimesis International, 2018). As a speaker, she participated in the Second Callaloo Early Career Researchers Conference at TORCH - University of Oxford (2016), in the XXVIII AIA Conference (2017), and in the AIA Seminar 2018. Among her recent publications are “Racial Genealogies and Intertextuality in Contemporary Britain: Caryl Phillips’s The Lost Child”, in CES (Commonwealth Essays and Studies) 2018, and “Traces of Transnationalism and Multiculturalism in a Literary Context. Migrants’ Identity Construction in Contemporary Fiction”, in The ESSE Messenger, Summer 2018. She is currently a postdoctoral teaching fellow and her main research interests are Black British Fiction, migrant literature, the concept of Britishness in contemporary fiction, 19th century colonial literature, and the postcolonial rewriting of the English canon.

Lecturer's Curriculum (PDF): AD14D4053962997AE6AECEE6A673136D.pdf

Research areas
Black British Fiction, letteratura postcoloniale di area indiana e caraibica, concetto di Englishness/Britishness nella letteratura contemporanea, letteratura inglese coloniale e riscrittura postcoloniale del canone inglese.

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2019/20
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
SU2294 COMMON LE08104435 6 1st Year (2019/20) First
LE0599 COMMON LE03120721 6 2nd Year (2019/20) Second