Title(s): Ph.D. Candidate in Comparative Literature, Anglo-American Studies
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.
American Studies, Cultural Studies, American Literature, Cinema and Music, Postmodernism in Literature and Cinema, David Foster Wallace.