Nicoletta Marini-Maio

Dickinson College


Plot Me No Plots: Theatre in University Language Teaching
International seminar on the role of theater in university second language education. Keynote speaker. Padova, October 14-15, 2011.

Postfeminisms? Culture and Politics of Gender in the Age of Berlusconi
International conference. Co-organizer, chair, and speaker. Graduate School for the Humanities (University of Bologna) and Italian Women’s Library, Bologna, Italy, June 7-9, 2012.

Interview for the Italian Women’s Library
Interview on the conference on Postfeminism, in Italian. Held by Annamaria Tagliavini, Director of the Italian Women Library, Bologna, Italy, June 6, 2012.

The Role of Theater in Contemporary Italy: A Conversation with Director Romeo Castellucci  
Media coverage of the the event
Presentation on Romeo Castellucci’s works, background, and context. Q&A session with the Director. Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, February 14, 2013.

Cinema all’italiana: Presentation on Il Divo by Paolo Sorrentino
America-Italy Society, Philadelphia, PA, May 23, 2013.

A Very Seductive Body Politic: Berlusconi in Cinema
Talk for the Studies in Modern Italy, the University Seminars. Italian Academy at Columbia University, New York, USA, March 14, 2014.

CALL Me++: Evolving Spaces and the Multilingual, Networked Self.
Keynote speaker at the Annual Conference on Italian Language and Culture. Georgetown University. Washington, DC, October 24, 2015.

Mediterranean Migration Mosaic 2016
Co-instructor and co-coordinator of the interdisciplinary, multi-lingual, field-research course on migrations to and from Italy, with an emphasis on recent (im)migrations to Italy from Africa. Dickinson College, Carlisle and Italy. January-May 2016.

Specters Are Haunting Italy: Marco Bellocchio’s Buongiorno, notte.
Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia. June 7, 2016.

The Decolonizing Potential of Collaborative Research and the Winx Club Project.
Keynote speaker, with Ellen Nerenberg, at “Shaping the future,” The Languages Graduate Student Association at the Department of Literatures, Cultures and Languages of the University of Connecticut. October 27-28, 2017.

WinxClub, or the “Angelification” of Girls: A Neoliberal-Catholic Project.
Speaker, with Ellen Nerenberg, at “Corporeal Restrictions, Embodied Freedoms: Italian Interventions on the Body,” Calandra Italian American Institute. April 27-28, 2018.

Mediating Italy in Global Culture – Summer School 
Co-orgainzer and Instructor of the graduate school on Italian film and media culture at the University of Bologna, Italy. June 18-23, 2018.

Social Catholicism as Pastoral Edutainment: Vocations, Avocations, and the Winx Club. Speaker, with Ellen Nerenberg. Columbia University Seminars, Studies in Modern Italy Series. The Italian Academy, Columbia University, New York, NY, October 12, 2018.

Seminar on the State of Italian Studies in American Higher Education.
Invited lecture for the seminar organized by the Center for Italian Studies of the University of Pennsylvania. November 10, 2018.

A Specter Is Haunting Italy: Representations of the Moro Affair in Film and Theater. Invited lecture for the Italian Speakers Series, Department of Romance Studies, Cornell University, April 12, 2019.

Mediating Italy in Global Culture – Summer School 
Instructor of the graduate school on Italian film and media culture at the University of Bologna, Italy. June 17-22, 2019.

Interview on Nicoletta Marini-Maio’s and Ellen Nerenberg’s scholarly research on Winx Club for Mediating Italy in Global Culture – Summer School. University of. Bologna, Italy. June 22, 2019.

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