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Dr Maria Laura Iasci

Dr Maria Iasci

Office

Miller G21

Building location

Miller building

Areas of interest

  • Politics, subjectivities, memory, time-space intersections in modern and contemporary narrative
  • Language teaching and learning
 

Teaching

IT1L3 Advanced Italian Language I
IT2L4 Advanced Italian Language II

Academic qualifications

  • Laurea (BA) in Foreign Languages and Literatures (Anglo-American, Spanish, Portuguese) (Università di Venezia)
  • MEd in E-learning (University of Hull)
  • MA ITALS in Teaching and promoting Italian language and culture to foreigners (Università di Venezia)
  • MA (Res) in Public Anthropology (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
  • PhD in Literary Studies (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) 

Professional bodies/affiliations

Sociedad española de Italianistas (SEI)

Selected publications

  • “Io sono Li: riflessioni sull’identità” in Unità e molteplicità in Italia, fra lingua e cultura. 1861-2011, Alessandria: Edizioni dell’Orso, 2013.
  • “Memories of the Second World War in O Reino by Gonçalo M. Tavares”, Anejo de Filología Románica, 2016.
  • “In the margins of World War II? Female characters in O Reino by Gonçalo M. Tavares” in Martín Clavijo, M. coord. Desde los márgenes: transfiguraciones, teatro y querelle de femme. Sevilla: Benilde Ediciones, 2017.
  • “Verità e menzogna nell’interpretazione dell’opera d’arte dalla prospettiva di genere in Nel Museo di Reims di Daniele del Giudice” in Iglesias Redondo, M. R. e Puig Guisado, J. coord.. Intersecciones: relaciones entre artes y literatura. Sevilla: Benilde Ediciones, 2017.        
  • Sanz, Amelia and Iasci, Maria Laura, “Matilde Serao in the Spanish press at the turn-of-the-century” in Ursula Fanning, Gabriella Romani, e Katharine Mitchell (eds.), Matilde Serao: International Profile, Reception, and Networks. Paris: Classiques Garnier, forthcoming.
  • “‘Il testimone ha una sua funzione, una sua finzione’: l’opera di Primo Levi secondo Daniele Del Giudice, tra testimonialità e finzione”, in M. Pioli e E. Mendieta (eds.), Primo Levi: memoria e scrittura, Madrid, Escolar y Mayo, forthcoming.

Conference presentations

  • “Memories of the Second World War in O Reino by Gonçalo M. Tavares”, International conference "Reflejos de laGuerra", Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 17-20 May 2016
  • Il sangue verde di Andrea Segre: identità italiane e straniere”, International Congress
  • “In the margins of World War II? Female characters in O Reino by Gonçalo M. Tavares”, Conference “Escritoras en los márgenes del texto”, Universidad de Sevilla, 12-14 December 2016
  • “La detective V. I Warshawski en los cuentos negros Windy City Blues (1995) de Sara Paretsky”, Seminar “Tenerife Noir”, Universidad de la Laguna, 10 March 2017
  • “La passione fuori catalogo della finzione di Matilde Serao”, Seminar “Las inéditas”, Universidad de Salamanca, 29-31 March 2017
  • “Hostile postcolonial cities in twenty-first-century narratives: Lagos, New York and London”, International Conference “Representaciones del Espacio Hostilen la Literatura y en las Artes: Imágenes y Metáforas", Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 22-25 May 2017
  • “Daniele Del Giudice lettore di Primo Levi”, International Congress “Primo Levi (1919-2019): escritura y memoria”, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 23-28 October 2019