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Francesco Ceccarelli

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. The focus of his research is the study of the early modern and modern Italian city, from the Renaissance through Neoclassicism. He has written numerous studies on Italian architects active between the fifteenth and the nineteenth centuries, from Leon Battista Alberti to Giovanni Antolini, and has curated important international exhibitions in architectural history, such as Une renaissance singuliere. La cour des Este à Ferrare (Brussels 2003 and Ferrara 2004).… Continue reading

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Beatrice Collina

Prof. Beatrice Collina teaches in the Department of Italian Literature at the University of Bologna. Her research is focused primarily on the history of Renaissance and Baroque literature, in particular on Venetian female writers who addressed women’s issues between the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Some of her articles have been dedicated to biographies of notable women from this period and to theories regarding women in the Early Modern age. A student of Piero Camporesi, Prof. Collina has written widely on Italian Counter-Reformation authors, such as Giovan Battista Marino, Arcangela Tarabotti, and Tomaso Garzoni. She has published critical editions of Garzoni’s Le vite delle donne illustri della Scrittura Sacra and La piazza universale di tutte le professioni del mondo.… Continue reading

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Lucia Corrain

Luci_Corrain_2018Lucia Corrain is professor of Semiotics of Art in the Department of Visual, Performance and Media Arts of the Alma Mater Studiorum. She graduated at the University of Bologna in Semiotica delle Arti under the supervision of Professors Omar Calabrese and Umberto Eco. She completed her doctorate in Art History discussing a thesis entitled Il quadro a lume di note (The Portrait in the Night Light). She has taught at the universities of Milano, Ravenna and Siena. Since 1998, first as a researcher and then as associate professor she has taught in the Department of Arts of the University of Bologna, where between 2001 and 2016 she also directed the Master’s Degree course in Visual Arts.… Continue reading

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Piero Di Domenico

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In addition to offering a history of cinema course at E.C.Co., Prof. Piero di Domenico teaches “Cinema and Multimedia Technologies” and “Theory and Technology of the New Media” at the University of Bologna’s Dams Cinema, and “Institutions of Cinema History” and “History of Italian Cinema” at the University of Ferrara. For the past ten years, he has served as the editorial director of the Ermitage Cinema, an Italian and French publisher of home videos of great cinematic masterpieces of the past. He is also in charge of the multimedia section of the Cineteca di Bologna, and serves as the curator of the “DVD Awards” at the annual “Il Cinema Ritrovato” festival in Bologna.… Continue reading

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Vera Fortunati

thumb_fortunati As a professor of early modern art history at the University of Bologna, Vera Fortunati has for many years worked on issues and problems in Bolognese and Emilian sixteenth-century art, researching the role and function of images between the Reformation and the Counter-Reformation, topics on which she has published numerous articles and books of international relevance. Since 1981, Prof. Fortunati has been interested in women artists, rediscovering many nearly forgotten ones – such as Caterina de’ Vigri, Properzia de’ Rossi, Lavinia Fontana and Elisabetta Sirani – in articles, monographs and international exhibitions (e.g. in Washington D.C. in 1998 and 2008). She continues to lecture actively at both public and private institutions and is the director of a publication series on art with the Editrice Compositori in Bologna.… Continue reading

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Introduction to History of Art

History of art Dott. Stefania Biancani The course aims to give students the technical vocabulary they will need in History of Art courses taught in Italian, the opportunity to use that vocabulary in the discussion of various works of art, as well as an overview of the major genres and historical events of the Italian Renaissance. Students intending to enrol in the ECCO Art and Architecture course offered in the fall are required to attend an introductory course in September.
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Vera Fortunati

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Course: Art and the Counter-Reformation: the Carracci and Caravaggio
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Gabriele Marchesini

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Franco Minganti

Prof. Franco Minganti teaches American literature at the University of Bologna’s Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.
His research encompasses various aspects and cultural contexts of American literature, with a special focus on the transformations in storytelling due to the interconnectedness of literature with other branches of art, communication, and entertainment – namely radio, cinema, television, video, music, comics, and the Internet. With an extensive experience of lecturing and teaching abroad (he has lectured in the US, Australia, and various European countries, and taught at Brown University) and with American students studying in Italy, Prof. Minganti has co-authored a popular History of American Literature (in Italian), and written a large number of books and essays on literature, film, music, and comics.… Continue reading

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Alberto Preti

Prof. Pretialberto.preti[at]unibo.it bio Course: Europe and the Wars of the Twentieth Century
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Paolo Rota

paolo.rota[at]unibo.it bio Course: The Italian Short Story, 1800-1900: Verga and Pirandello
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Writing Workshop

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Soon after the Intensive Course of Italian Language and Culture, we will start the nine-week Writing Workshop, along with the E.C.Co and UniBo courses. This course is organized in two parts. In the first one, we read and discuss texts of various genres (stories, novels, essays) with particular attention to improve students’ oral skills. The reading is supported by workshops, with the purpose to write weekly essays on different topics (literature, art, history, cinema). In each class, we develop specific grammar and lexical topics linked to the reading texts in order to improve students’ oral and written skills.… Continue reading

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Biblioteca Sala Borsa

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