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Dr Federica Mazzara
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UCL
Foster Court
London
UK
WC1E 6BT
Appointment
  • UCL Teaching Fellow
  • SELCS
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities
  • Senior Teaching Fellow
  • SELCS
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities
  • BASc Arts and Sciences Pathway Representative Cultures
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities
  • UCL SLASH
Biography

I am currently a Senior Teaching Fellow at the UCL Italian Department/SELCS and the convenor of the UCL BA Language and Culture. I am Pathway Representative (Cultures) for the first and second year of the UCL BASc Arts and Sciences. Between 2011 and 2014 I have directed the UCL graduate programe in Gender Studies.

In 2009 I concluded a two years Post-doctoral Mellon Fellowship at UCL with a research project on migration and culture with a specific focus on the Italian case.
I was educated in Italy. In 2000-01 I studied for an MA in Translation Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Essex. I returned to Italy to commence studies for my PhD in Literature at the University of Naples and combined my doctoral research with work as a research assistant at the University of Palermo. I was awarded my PhD in 2007 with a dissertation on the "Double works" of the Pre-Raphaelite poet-painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
My research interests cover a wide range of topics, from translation to migration studies, from visual culture to cultural studies and gender. I have a special interest in interdisciplinarity.

Research Summary

cultural studies; migration studies ; gender studies; visual culture; urban studies; translation theory and practice; relationship between literature and other arts.

Teaching Summary

LCUL1001 Language, Culture and Representation; ELCS6012 Words for Pictures; ELCS6036 Migrant Literature and Film in Contemporary Europe. Seminars for the  MA Language, Culture and History, MA Gender, Society and Representation, MA Comparative Literature, MA Global Migration

Appointments
01-SEP-2014 Senior Teaching Fellow SELCS UCL, United Kingdom
01-SEP-2013 Pathway representative (Cultures) BASc (Arts and Science) Faculty of Arts & Humanities UCL, United Kingdom
01-SEP-2011 – 31-AUG-2014 Convenor of BA Language and Culture School of European Languages Culture and Society UCL, United Kingdom
01-SEP-2011 – 31-AUG-2014 Convenor of Gender Studies Graduate Programme Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry UCL, United Kingdom
SEP-2010 – AUG-2011 Convenor of 'Practice and Methodology in Comp Lit Comparative Literature UCL, United Kingdom
SEP-2009 – AUG-2014 Teaching Fellow and Honorary Research Fellow Italian Studies UCL, United Kingdom
01-SEP-2007 – 31-AUG-2009 Mellon Post-doctoral Fellow Italian UCL, United Kingdom
Academic Background
2007 PhD Dottorato di Ricerca – Literature in its original language Universita degli Studi di Napoli L'Orientale
2001 MA Master of Arts – Comparative Literary studies University of Essex
1999 LAU Laurea – Literature in its original language Universita degli Studi di Palermo
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