Dr Luciana d'Arcangeli

Luciana d'Arcangeli
Position/s:Cassamarca Senior Lecturer in Italian
Department of Language Studies
Phone: +61 8 82012594
Email:
Location: Humanities (208)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Biography

Luciana brings to the position expertise in the areas of Italian theatre, cinema (she worked for the Cecchi Gori Group in Rome and on a number of documentary/movie projects), 20th century studies, translation and interpreting (with over 20 years of professional experience).
Luciana has also a great interest in innovative teaching and learning practices with a particular focus on distance and blended learning.

Qualifications

BA Italian Hons [First Class] (University of London)
MHRM (HKE, Lazio)
PhD (Strathclyde)
Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Academic Studies
Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Academic Studies (Strathclyde)
Certificate of Professional Development in Adult Teaching and Learning (Strathclyde)
COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills (Strathclyde)
Member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (UK)

Honours, awards and grants

Awarded the Vice-Chancellor's Award for Early Career Researchers, Flinders University, 2012
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (UK)
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK)

Key responsibilities

Director of Studies (Italian)
Member of the Department of Language Studies Publicity Committee
Member and Flinders Representative of the Outreach Languages Program at the HUMSS IT Committee (University of Adelaide)
Member and Flinders Coordinator of the Language Lab Reference Group (University of Adelaide)

Teaching

Teaching interests

Italian Cinema, Italian Theatre, Italian Language, Translation

Research and supervision

Research expertise

  • Cultural studies
  • Language studies

Research interests

Italian cinema, Italian theatre, Italian literature

Supervisory interests

  • Cinema
  • Italian cinema
  • Italian literature
  • Italian theatre
  • Italian translation
  • Literature, Italian
  • Theatre
  • Translation
  • Twentieth century Italian poetry and narrative

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor: Italian cinema (1);

Associate supervisor: Italian theatre (1);

Publications

Books
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2009). I personaggi femminili nel teatro di Dario Fo e Franca Rame. Firenze (Italy): Franco Cesati.
Book chapters
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2013). Franca Rame's Dowry: How the Rame Family Tradition Lives On in the Theatre of Dario Fo and Franca Rame. In D Fischer, ed. The Tradition of the Actor-Author in Italian Theatre. London, UK: Legenda, pp. 136-145. [Link]
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2013). Introduzione: Un'altra meta' del cielo: genere, sessualita' e identita' sociale nel cinema italiano. In W Hope, L d'Arcangeli & S Serra, ed. Un nuovo cinema politico italiano? Kibworth Beauchamp, UK: Troubador Publishing, pp. 73-83. [Link]
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2013). Nuove donne di mafia sugli schermi. In W Hope, L d'Arcangeli & S Serra, ed. Un nuovo cinema politico italiano? Kibworth Beauchamp, UK: Troubador Publishing, pp. 114-126. [Link]
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2012). Dario Fo's Invented Quotations. In Diana Glenn, Md Rezaul Haque, Ben Kooyman and Nena Bierbaum, ed. The Shadow of the Precursor. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 140-154.
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2010). The Films of Matteo Garrone: Italian Cinema is Not Embalmed. In William Hope, ed. Italian Film Directors in the New Millenium. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 175-187.
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2009). "Lo stupro" by Franca Rame: Political Violence and Political Theatre. In Pierpaolo Antonello and Alan O'Leary, ed. Imagining Terrorism. The Rhetoric and Representation of Political Violence in Italy 1969-2009. Oxford, UK: Legenda, pp. 101-115. [Link]
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2008). Teaching Italian Translation: a Challenge. In Emanuele Occhipinti, ed. New Approaches to Teaching Italian Language and Culture. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 226-246. [Link]
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2006). L'evoluzione del personaggio femminile nel teatro di Dario Fo e Franca Rame. In Concetta D'Angeli and Simone Soriani, ed. Coppia d'arte Dario Fo e Franca Rame: con dipinti, testimonianze e dichiarazioni inedite. Pisa (Italy): Edizioni Plus - Pisa University Press, pp. 45-55. [Link]
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2005). Dario Fo, Franca Rame and the Censors. In Guido Bonsaver and Robert S.C. Gordon, ed. Culture, Censorship and the State in Twentieth-Century Italy. London, UK: Legenda, pp. 158-167. [Link]

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Books
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2009). I personaggi femminili nel teatro di Dario Fo e Franca Rame. Firenze (Italy): Franco Cesati.
Book chapters
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2013). Franca Rame's Dowry: How the Rame Family Tradition Lives On in the Theatre of Dario Fo and Franca Rame. In D Fischer, ed. The Tradition of the Actor-Author in Italian Theatre. London, UK: Legenda, pp. 136-145. [Link]
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2013). Introduzione: Un'altra meta' del cielo: genere, sessualita' e identita' sociale nel cinema italiano. In W Hope, L d'Arcangeli & S Serra, ed. Un nuovo cinema politico italiano? Kibworth Beauchamp, UK: Troubador Publishing, pp. 73-83. [Link]
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2013). Nuove donne di mafia sugli schermi. In W Hope, L d'Arcangeli & S Serra, ed. Un nuovo cinema politico italiano? Kibworth Beauchamp, UK: Troubador Publishing, pp. 114-126. [Link]
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2012). Dario Fo's Invented Quotations. In Diana Glenn, Md Rezaul Haque, Ben Kooyman and Nena Bierbaum, ed. The Shadow of the Precursor. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 140-154.
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2010). The Films of Matteo Garrone: Italian Cinema is Not Embalmed. In William Hope, ed. Italian Film Directors in the New Millenium. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 175-187.
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2009). "Lo stupro" by Franca Rame: Political Violence and Political Theatre. In Pierpaolo Antonello and Alan O'Leary, ed. Imagining Terrorism. The Rhetoric and Representation of Political Violence in Italy 1969-2009. Oxford, UK: Legenda, pp. 101-115. [Link]
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2008). Teaching Italian Translation: a Challenge. In Emanuele Occhipinti, ed. New Approaches to Teaching Italian Language and Culture. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 226-246. [Link]
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2006). L'evoluzione del personaggio femminile nel teatro di Dario Fo e Franca Rame. In Concetta D'Angeli and Simone Soriani, ed. Coppia d'arte Dario Fo e Franca Rame: con dipinti, testimonianze e dichiarazioni inedite. Pisa (Italy): Edizioni Plus - Pisa University Press, pp. 45-55. [Link]
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2005). Dario Fo, Franca Rame and the Censors. In Guido Bonsaver and Robert S.C. Gordon, ed. Culture, Censorship and the State in Twentieth-Century Italy. London, UK: Legenda, pp. 158-167. [Link]
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2000). Franca Rame "giullaressa" In Walter Valeri, ed. Franca Rame A Woman on Stage. West Lafayette: Bordighera Press, pp. 157-174.
Refereed journal articles
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2012). Un nuovo cinema politico italiano? Indagine su un contenuto al di la'  di ogni sospetto. The Italianist, 32(2) pp. 300-308. [Link]
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2011). 'I cadaveri si spediscono...' ovvero il divorzio negli anni Cinquanta secondo Dario Fo. Spunti E Ricerche, 25(1) pp. 91-101. [Link]
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2010). Immigration and Identity in L'albero dei destini sospesi. Italian Studies in Southern Africa, 23(1) pp. 36-62.
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2004). Madness in the Theater of Dario Fo and Franca Rame. Forum Italicum, 38(1) pp. 138-165. [Link]
  • Rogers, D. and d'Arcangeli, L. (2004). Illustrations of the IPA: Italian. Journal of The International Phonetic Association, 34(1) pp. 117-121.
Journal articles
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2012). Walter Chiari e Alberto Sordi: due italiani Down Under. Quaderni del CSCI, 8 pp. 77-80.
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2005). Franca Rame: Conversazione difficile con Franca Rame sul tema della violenza sessuale, la stesura del suo monologo Lo stupro (1975) ed il successivo lavoro di rappresentazione teatrale. il gabellino, anno VII(12) pp. 2-5.
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2003). Franca Rame e Maria Jatosti: due "piedistalli" a confronto. il gabellino, anno V(numero 7) pp. 5-7.
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2002). Bianciardi, Fo e la puttana innamorata. il gabellino, anno IV(numero 5) pp. 3-4.
Conference publications
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2002). Franca Rame: Pedestal, Megaphone or Giullaressa? In Ed Emery, ed. Dario Fo and Franca Rame Proceedings of the International Conference on the Theatre of Dario Fo and Franca Rame, Cambridge, 28-30 April 2000. London and Sydney: Red Notes and University of Technology Sydney. International Conference on the Theatre of Dario Fo and Franca Rame. Cambridge. Apr 2000, pp. 49-59.
Other public research outputs
  • Hope, W., d'Arcangeli, L. and Serra, S. (2013). co-editor. Un Nuovo Cinema Politico Italiano? Volume 1: lavoro, migrazione, relazioni di genere. Leicester, UK: Troubador Publishing Ltd..
  • d'Arcangeli, L. (2011). Blog di una cassamarchista. Italy under the Southern Cross, pp. 201-204.

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Professional and community engagement

Management Committee of the Australasian Centre for Italian Studies (ACIS) under the auspices of the Cassamarca Foundation, Italy.

Vice President of the Dante Alighieri Society of South Australia (since Sept. 2009)

Professional translator and interpreter (Italian - English - Italian)

Expertise for media contact

  • Italian Theatre
  • Italian Cinema
  • Italian Popular Culture

Subject/s

  • Italy
  • Literature - Italian


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