Claudia  Romanelli

Assistant Professor of Italian | Director, Italian Program; Director, Alabama-in-Italy; Italian Undergraduate Advisor


Office Hours

Tuesday 1:00pm-3:00pm or by appointment

Education

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Interests

Dr. Romanelli’s research focuses on the Italian screenplay, Italian cinema in the context of world cinema, collaborative authorship, cultural studies, postcolonial studies, mixed- and intermedia. She is a generalist in Italian literature with an emphasis on the modern and contemporary periods. She is currently working on a book manuscript on Pier Paolo Pasolini and Federico Fellini.

Selected Publications

“French and Italian Co-Productions and the Limits of Transnational Cinema.” Journal of Italian Cinema and
Media Studies
4.1 (January 2016): 25-50.

“Pasolini collaboratore di Fellini: Analisi del contributo dato da Pier Paolo Pasolini alla scrittura de Le notti di Cabiria.” The Italianist Film 35. 2 (June 2015): 212-233.

“La novella di Tedaldo degli Elisei e la revitalizzazione della precettistica medievale nel Decameron.” Carte italiane 2. 5 (2009): 1-22.

“La rappresentazione dell’alterità ne Le fate ignoranti di Ferzan Ozpetek.” Diversity, Otherness, and Pluralism in Italian Literature, Cinema, Language, and Pedagogy: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. Ed. Filomena Calabrese et al. New York: Legas, 2009. 239-249.