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Anthony Dion Mitzel

Adjunct professor

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Department of Interpreting and Translation

Department of Sociology and Business Law

Teaching tutor

Department of Sociology and Business Law

Curriculum vitae

2015- 2020/21 PhD in Sociocultural Semiotics, University College London, UK. Dissertation Committee: Fred Gradaphè, Federico Federici, Loredana Polezzi.

2015 Certificate in Italian Diaspora Studies from the John D. Calandra Institute of Italian American Studies, Queens College, CUNY, USA / Università della Calabria, Italy.

2013-14 PhD upgrade Italian at the University of Durham, Durham, UK. (first year prior to transfer)

2006 CELTA (Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults) from the University of Cambridge (ESOL examinations), the British Council of Milan, Italy.

2004 Bachelor of Arts in English literature and linguistics, minor in philosophy/art from the Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio, USA.

Professional academic/research experience

2020- Chair “Conferences and Educational programs” committee. Italian American Studies Association.
2020- Member “Social Media and Communications” committee. Italian American Studies Association.
2020- Member “Diversity, Inclusion, Anti-Bias, Anti-Racism” committee, Italian American Studies Association.
2020- Scientific committee for the Italian American Studies Association 53rd Annual Conference, University of Pittsburgh/ Heinz History Center.
2020 Scientific committee for TaCo: The Taboo Conference (Roma “Tor Vergata”).
2019 Executive council member (elected) for Italian American Studies Association. Second mandate 2019 - 2021.

2018 Italian American Studies Association 51th annual conference, Chicago, IL, USA (18-20 October 2018)

2018 Scientific/organizing committee Taboo and the Media, The Taboo Conference series. Bertinoro, Università di Bologna, Italia. (19-22 September 2018)

2017 Organising committee. Italian American Studies Association 50th annual conference, Washington, DC, USA (2-4 November 2017)
2017 Executive Committee member (elected term 2017-19) Italian American Studies Association (IASA).
2016- Collaborator. Humours of the Past (HOP) research network at the Universities of Aberdeen and Durham (UK).
2016 Collaborator. Cultures on the Move. Oxford University, UK. (research network)
2015- Fellow. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute and the Università della Calabria’s Diaspora Studies program.
2014 Organizing committee for FaCT: The First International Conference on Food and Culture in Translation. Bertinoro, Italy 2014.
2012-13 OP-ED contributor to in collaboration with the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute (City University of New York, CUNY) New York City.
2012- Scientific committee for The Taboo Conference series. Università di Bologna
2008-11 Faculty on the MA in Screen Translation held at the Department for Interpreters and Translators (DIT) of the University of Bologna at Forlì.
2007- Adjunct professor of English language, linguistics, and culture at the University of Bologna-Forlì, Italy’s Department for Interpreters and Translators (DIT).

Grants and Awards
- St. Chad’s Conference Travel Grant (2013) University of Durham, UK
- St. Chad’s Conference Presentation Grant (2013) University of Durham
- St. Chad’s Senior Common Room Grant (2014) University of Durham
- Society for Italian Studies (UK) Grant (2013)
- School of Modern Languages and Cultures Research Grant (2013, 2014) University of Durham
- Italian American Studies Association Memorial Fellowship Award (2014, 2019)
- Italian American Studies Association Annual Conference Subsidy (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019)
- John D. Calandra Institute of Italian American Studies (Queens College, CUNY) Italian Diaspora
  Summer School (Università della Calabria, Italy) Fellowship (2015)
- Humours of the Past (HOP) IHRC research network working group grant (2016, 2017)
- Cultures on the Move research grant, Oxford University, Oxford, UK (2016)
- Centre for Translation Studies (CenTras) University College London research grant (2016)
- Graduate Student Award (formerly Emerging Scholar Award) International Society of Humour Studies (2017)

- Professional Development Grant, Modern Language Association MLA (2021)