E.C.Co. Faculty

Gian Mario CAO

Gian Mario Cao

gian_mario_cao[at]hotmail.com

Gian Mario Cao is an intellectual historian whose interests lie at the intersection of the history of ideas and the history of the classical tradition. More

History of Science in Italy from the Late Middle Ages to the Enlightenment

Francesco Ceccarelli

francesco.ceccarelli[at]unibo.it

Francesco Ceccarelli holds a Ph.D. from the University of Florence. He teaches architectural history at the University of Bologna. At E.C.Co., he offers a course on the urban and architectural development of Bologna. More

To Read a City: Urban History of Bologna since the Medieval Period

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Lucia Corrain

lucia.corrain[at]unibo.it

Lucia Corrain is professor of Semiotics of Art in the Department of Visual, Performance and Media Arts of the Alma Mater Studiorum. More

Italian Contemporary Art: 1860-2000

Elisabetta Cunsolo

elisabettacunsolo[at]gmail.com

Elisabetta Cunsolo teaches art history at the Dickinson College Center in Bologna. At E.C.Co., she offers a course on Bolognese art between the fourteenth and the seventeenth centuries. More

Renaissance and Early Baroque Art in Bologna: from Vitale da Bologna to Domenichino and Guido Reni

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Piero Di Domenico

piero.didomenico2[at]unibo.it

In addition to offering a history of cinema course at E.C.Co., Piero di Domenico teaches at the University of Bologna’s Dams Cinema, and at the University of Ferrara. More

Cinematic Landscapes: Emilia-Romagna in the Films and Works of the great Directors

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Gabriele Marchesini

gabrielemarchesini[at]libero.it

An actor and theatre director with numerous experiences in all aspects of live performance, Gabriele Marchesini has directed memorable performances in children’s theatre that have surprised and delighted adult audiences as well. More

Behind the scenes

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Vanessa Pietrantonio

vanessa.pietrantonio[at]unibo.it

Vanessa Pietrantonio is assistant professor at the University of Bologna. She teaches literature courses at E.C.Co. She received her doctorate in Comparative Literature in at City University of New York. More

The Pathos of the Body in Nineteenth-Century Italian Literature 

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Alberto Preti

alberto.preti[at]unibo.it

Alberto Preti has been professor of Contemporary History and History of the Welfare State at the Faculty of Educational Science at the University of Bologna University. More

Rights, Welfare, Justice: Human Rights and Welfare State in European and Italian History

Paolo Rota

paolo.rota[at]unibo.it

Paolo Rota has received his PhD at the University of Bologna. In addition to offering courses on modern Italian narrative and on major Italian writers, such as Giovanni Verga and Luigi Pirandello. More

From Page to Stage and Back Again

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Ivan Tassi

ivan.tassi2[at]unibo.it

Ivan Tassi is the Director of Language Program and Curriculum Coordinator of the E.C.Co. language courses. He teaches Intensive Italian Language and Culture courses and the Writing Workshop. More

Intensive course in Lecce

Intensive Italian for academic purposes

Writing workshop

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Cinzia Venturoli

cinzia.venturoli[at]unibo.it

Cinzia Venturoli holds a doctorate in History from the University of Bologna and has worked as a researcher there between 2008 and 2015. She has also served as the director of the Center for Documentation of Terrorism and is currently an adjunct professor in the Department of Education at UniBo. More

Rights, Welfare, Justice: Human Rights and Welfare State in European and Italian History