Giulia Affede

Title(s): Ph.D. Candidate in Comparative Literature, Anglo-American Studies

Email: g.affede@uniurb.campus.it

Institutional Affiliations: Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo

Giulia Affede graduated in Lingue, culture e traduzione letteraria at the University of Macerata in 2016, with a master’s thesis on Jim Jarmusch’s cinema. In the previous years, she benefited of the Erasmus scholarship for five months at the Friedrich-Schiller Universitaet in Jena, nine months at the Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa and a three-months internship as English teacher at José Frugoni Pérez secondary school in Las Palmas.
She is author of the articles “Gli eroi senza tempo dell’ultimo Jarmusch” (CineCritica, XXII, 86/87, April-September 2017) and “Dylan in America” (Storia e problemi contemporanei, 61, XXV, 2012), which is the result of a study period at Dalhousie University in Halifax (Canada).
Since November 2016 she is a PhD student in Studi Umanistici at the University of Urbino “Carlo Bo”, where she is active in the research field of Anglo-American literature and cultural studies. She is developing a PhD project on Anglo-American contemporary literature, focusing on David Foster Wallace and the development of the imposter character, according to psychoanalytical theories.
She is currently working on a monograph on the category of “stranger” in Jarmusch’s cinema, which will be published by Editrice Lithos.
She teaches English literature at Liceo Stella Maris in Civitanova Marche.

Research Interests:

American Studies, Cultural Studies, American Literature, Cinema and Music, Postmodernism in Literature and Cinema, David Foster Wallace.

 

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