Position

Senior Lecturer
Department of Languages and Applied Linguistics

Qualifications

BA, The University of Adelaide
BA Honours First Class, Flinders University
PhD Flinders University (2009)

Honours, awards and grants

Flinders University Teaching and Learning Innovation Grant, Enhancing language students' WIL learning experience in the community through the development of a framework for language placements (2016)

The Historical Society Annual Grant, Italian Civil Alien Corps in South Australia, the 'forgotten' enemy aliens (2012)http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=907901340695999;res=IELAPA
Flinders University Large Research Grant, Researching the ageing Italian migrant community and its care in South Australia (2012-2013)
Nominated in the Governor's Multicultural Awards (2010-2011)
Chancellor's letter of commendation for outstanding achievement, Flinders University (2007)
University Medal, Flinders University (2002)
Honours Prize, Department of Languages, Flinders University (2002)

Key responsibilities

Head, Italian Section, Department of Languages and Applied Linguistics

Honours and Postgraduate Coordinator (Italian)

Teaching interests

The history of the settlement of Italians in Australia with special reference to South Australia.

Ageing of the Italian migrant communities
Italian Language topics.
Twentieth Century Italian Literature.
The origin and representation in literature of the Italian Mafia

Topic Coordinator:

  • ITAL2122  Italian Culture and Society 2
  • ITAL3202  Upper Intermediate Italian Part 2
  • ITAL3211  Italian Cultural Studies 1
  • ITAL3403  Italian Migration to Australia
  • ITAL8211  Italian Culture and Society 1

Topic Lecturer:

  • ITAL2212  Italian Culture and Society 2
  • ITAL3211  Italian Cultural Studies 1
  • ITAL3403  Italian Migration to Australia
  • ITAL8211  Italian Culture and Society 1

Research expertise

  • Ageing in a foreign land
  • Cultural studies

Research interests

History of Italian migration to Australia with a particular focus on South Australia.
The presence of the Molfettese community in South Australia.
Transnationalism and return migration.
The ageing Italian community in South Australia.
Identity and material culture of Italian migrants

Supervisory interests

  • Ageing of the Italian community in Australia
  • History of the Italian presence in South Australia
  • Italian migration to Australia
  • Italian return migration

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Italian Migration to Australia (1) ;

Publications

  • Cosmini-Rose, D. and O'Connor, D.J. (2016). Crossing News: Coverage of the Italian-Australian Bilateral Assisted Migration Agreement in the Italian and Australian Press. In Diana Glenn and Graham Tulloch, ed. Border Crossings. Adelaide, South Australia: Wakefield Press, pp. 257-271.
  • Agutter, K.M. and Cosmini-Rose, D. (2015). It was inevitable that they would grow old: the foreseeable crisis of immigrant aged care in South Australia. In Daniela Cosmini-Rose, ed. Ageing Between Cultures: The Experiences and Challenges of Italian Migrants in South Australia. Leicester, United Kingdom: Troubador Publishing, pp. 1-19.
  • Cosmini-Rose, D. (2015). 'My father would never say that he needed help': Language and cultural challenges experienced by ageing Italian migrants and their adult children in South Australia. In Daniela Cosmini-Rose, ed. Ageing Between Cultures: The Experiences and Challenges of Italian Migrants in South Australia. Leicester, United Kingdom: Troubador Publishing, pp. 53-76.
  • Cosmini-Rose, D. and Belperio, I. (2015). Intergenerational caring roles: Caregiving practices and filial responsibilities among second generation Italian women in South Australia. In Daniela Cosmini-Rose, ed. Ageing Between Cultures: The Experiences and Challenges of Italian Migrants in South Australia. Leicester, United Kingdom: Troubador Publishing, pp. 101-123.
  • Cosmini-Rose, D. and O'Connor, D. (2014). Invecchiare in terra straniera: le problematiche e le esperienze degli emigrati italiani nel Sud Australia. In TAU Editrice, ed. Rapporto Italiani nel Mondo. Rome: Fondazione Migrantes, pp. 204-214.
  • O'Connor, D. and Cosmini-Rose, D. (2012). Italiani del Sud Australia: incontro/scontro di culture. In IDOS Edizioni, ed. Rapporto Italiani nel Mondo. Rome, Italy: Fondazione Migrantes, pp. 347-357.
  • O'Connor, D. and Cosmini-Rose, D. (2011). Pugliesi in Australia: the History and Tradition of the Molfettesi in Australia. In Cristian Talesco, ed. Gli emigranti pugliesi in Australia risorsa storica Italy's Apulian Migrants in Australia a Historical Resource. Lecce, Italy: Associazione AMIA, pp. 154-169.
  • Cosmini-Rose, D. (Ed.). (2015). Ageing Between Cultures: The experiences and challenges of Italian migrants in South Australia. Leicester , UK: Troubador Publishing Ltd.
  • Cosmini-Rose, D. and O'Connor, D.J. (2008). Caulonia in the heart. The settlement in Australia of migrants from a Southern Italian town. Adelaide, SA: Lythrum Press.
  • Cosmini-Rose, D. (2014). The Internment Diaries of Mario Sardi by Ilma Martinuzzi O'Brien (book review) Spunti e ricerche, 29 pp. 98-101.
  • Cosmini-Rose, D. (2005). Book review We Left: Narratives of the Sangiorgesi in South Australia by Antonio Mercurio and Angela Scarino. Journal of Historical Society of South Australia, 33 pp. 125-127.
  • Cosmini-Rose, D. (2004). Calabrian settlement in South Australia with specific reference to migrants from Caulonia. In Desmond O'Connor, ed. Proceedings of the Second Conference on the Impact of Italians in South Australia. Adelaide, SA: Australian Humanities Press. Memories and Identities. Adelaide, SA, pp. 131-142.
  • Bouvet, E.J., Cosmini-Rose, D., Palaktsoglou, M. and Vanzo, L.M. (2017). [forthcoming] ‘Doing good’ in Italian through student community engagement: The benefits of language placements. Australian Review of Applied Linguistics,
  • Palaktsoglou, M., Cosmini-Rose, D., Glenn, D. and Bouvet, E. (2014). Tales of glory boxes, suitcases and dreams: An investigation of cultural and social changes in the dowry practices of Greek and Italian post-war migrants in South Australia. Modern Greek Studies (Australia and New Zealand) 16-17 pp. 215-236.
  • Cosmini-Rose, D. and O'Connor, D. (2014). L'Australia spalanca le porte: l'emigrazione italiana in Australia nel secondo dopoguerra attraverso la stampa. Altreitalie, 48 pp. 58-80.
  • Cosmini-Rose, D. (2014). Italians in the Civil Alien Corps in South Australia: the 'forgotten' enemy aliens. Journal of Historical Society of South Australia, 42 pp. 43-52.
  • O'Connor, D.J. and Cosmini-Rose, D. (2013). Note sulla diaspora pugliese nell'Otto e Novecento: il caso di Molfetta. Studi Emigrazione, L(191) pp. 522-532.
    [Scopus]
  • Agutter, K.M., Bouvet, E., Glenn, D.C., Leader-Elliott, L., Finnimore, C., Cosmini-Rose, D., et al. (2013). Migrants' Belongings: Preliminary considerations of Greek and Italian migrants' travel trunks in the post-Second World War period of settlement to South Australia. Modern Greek Studies (Australia and New Zealand) Special Issue pp. 305-324.
  • Cosmini-Rose, D. (2009). Dall'Australia a Caulonia : esperienze di rimpatriati calabresi nel dopoguerra. Studi Emigrazione, 46(173) pp. 162-178.
    [Scopus]
  • Cosmini-Rose, D. (2008). Connections with the homeland: Community and individual bonds between South Australian Italian migrants from Caulonia (Calabria) and their hometown. Flinders University Languages Group On-Line Review, 3(3) pp. 31-45.
    [Web Link]
  • Cosmini-Rose, D. (2005). Calabria in Australia: Customs and traditions of Italians from Caulonia. Italian Historical Society Journal, 13(1-2) pp. 26-32.
  • Cosmini-Rose, D. and O'Connor, D.J. (2008). Caulonia in the heart. The settlement in Australia of migrants from a Southern Italian town. Adelaide, SA: Lythrum Press.
  • Cosmini-Rose, D. and O'Connor, D.J. (2016). Crossing News: Coverage of the Italian-Australian Bilateral Assisted Migration Agreement in the Italian and Australian Press. In Diana Glenn and Graham Tulloch, ed. Border Crossings. Adelaide, South Australia: Wakefield Press, pp. 257-271.
  • Agutter, K.M. and Cosmini-Rose, D. (2015). It was inevitable that they would grow old: the foreseeable crisis of immigrant aged care in South Australia. In Daniela Cosmini-Rose, ed. Ageing Between Cultures: The Experiences and Challenges of Italian Migrants in South Australia. Leicester, United Kingdom: Troubador Publishing, pp. 1-19.
  • Cosmini-Rose, D. and Belperio, I. (2015). Intergenerational caring roles: Caregiving practices and filial responsibilities among second generation Italian women in South Australia. In Daniela Cosmini-Rose, ed. Ageing Between Cultures: The Experiences and Challenges of Italian Migrants in South Australia. Leicester, United Kingdom: Troubador Publishing, pp. 101-123.
  • Cosmini-Rose, D. (2015). 'My father would never say that he needed help': Language and cultural challenges experienced by ageing Italian migrants and their adult children in South Australia. In Daniela Cosmini-Rose, ed. Ageing Between Cultures: The Experiences and Challenges of Italian Migrants in South Australia. Leicester, United Kingdom: Troubador Publishing, pp. 53-76.
  • Cosmini-Rose, D. and O'Connor, D. (2014). Invecchiare in terra straniera: le problematiche e le esperienze degli emigrati italiani nel Sud Australia. In TAU Editrice, ed. Rapporto Italiani nel Mondo. Rome: Fondazione Migrantes, pp. 204-214.
  • O'Connor, D. and Cosmini-Rose, D. (2012). Italiani del Sud Australia: incontro/scontro di culture. In IDOS Edizioni, ed. Rapporto Italiani nel Mondo. Rome, Italy: Fondazione Migrantes, pp. 347-357.
  • O'Connor, D. and Cosmini-Rose, D. (2011). Pugliesi in Australia: the History and Tradition of the Molfettesi in Australia. In Cristian Talesco, ed. Gli emigranti pugliesi in Australia risorsa storica Italy's Apulian Migrants in Australia a Historical Resource. Lecce, Italy: Associazione AMIA, pp. 154-169.
  • Bouvet, E.J., Cosmini-Rose, D., Palaktsoglou, M. and Vanzo, L.M. (2017). [forthcoming] ‘Doing good’ in Italian through student community engagement: The benefits of language placements. Australian Review of Applied Linguistics,
  • O'Connor, D.J. and Cosmini-Rose, D. (2013). Note sulla diaspora pugliese nell'Otto e Novecento: il caso di Molfetta. Studi Emigrazione, L(191) pp. 522-532.
    [Scopus]

Professional and community engagement

Council Member of the Historical Society of South Australia              

Actively engaged with the Molfettese and Cauloniese town communities in South Australia.


Member of ARIA-SA (Association for research between Italy and Australia)


Member of ACIS (Australasian Centre for Italian Studies)

Expertise for media contact

Subject Titles

  • Italy

Interests

  • Italian migration to South Australia

Contact

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Location: Humanities Building (217)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
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