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Rita Monticelli

Associate Professor

Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Academic discipline: L-LIN/10 English Literature

Short Bio

Rita Monticelli is associate Professor at the University of Bologna where she teaches English literature, gender and cultural studies, theories and history of culture in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Her research interests include memory and trauma studies, the global novel, utopia, and dystopia, travel literature. She is currently working on cultural memory and trauma in contemporary dystopian fiction and visual culture, and on literature as cultural ecology. She is member of the international European research networks and Ph.D. programs EDGES, GRACE, EQUALS centered on gender studies and cultures of equality. She directs the Centre for Utopian Studies at the Università di Bologna. She coordinates the International Erasmus Mundus GEMMA (women's and gender studies) at the University of Bologna. She is Delagate of the Rector for Equal Opportunities. Go to the Curriculum vitae


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Dipartimento di Lingue, Letterature e Culture Moderne
Via Cartoleria 5, Bologna - Go to map

Office hours

Office Hours, second t semester ac. year 2019-20

During this period, for the second semester until September 2020, Rita Monticelli and the Centre for Utopian studies and research office hours take place in remote on TEAMS or Skype by appointment (please write an email to and have information about the GEMMA Master Degree: