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Sara Pini

PhD Student

Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Academic discipline: L-LIN/10 English Literature

Curriculum vitae

PhD student in World Literature and Postcolonial Studies, 34th cycle, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna.

She obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures (English and Spanish) in 2015 and a two-year Master's Degree in Modern, Comparative and Postcolonial Literatures in 2018 at the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna, both with 110/110 cum laude.

EXPERIENCES ABROAD

2021

01/03/2021-07/06/2021 Visiting PhD Student at the Centre for Holocaust Education, Institute of Education, UCL, London, UK

2020

10 January 2020 - 2 April 2020 Visiting Scholar at the CIRCL (Graduate Centre for International Research in Childhood: Literature, Culture, Media), University of Reading, UK

 

SPEAKER AT CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIA, ETC.:

  • Conceptions of Girlhood Now and Then: "Girls' Literature" and Beyond Conference, Linnæus University, Växjö, Sweden, 6–8 October 2020 (online)

    Paper: “Brave New Heroine? Katniss Everdeen, the Burnt ‘Girl on Fire’ Who Did Not Revolutionise Young Adult Dystopian Fiction”

  • Memory as a Dialogue? History for Young People Workshop, ZOiS - Centre for East European and International Studies, Berlin, Germany, 9-10-11 September 2020 (online)

    Paper: “Is that soldier an enemy or a person? Michael Morpurgo’s representation of ‘Nazis’ and ‘Germans’ for children”

  • “‘C’era una volta…’ Auschwitz: la Holocaust Literature tra continuità tematica ed evoluzione scardinante”, COMPALIT Symposium Le costanti e le varianti. Letteratura e lunga durata, 5-7 December 2019, University of Siena, Italy
  • “Once upon a Time… in Auschwitz: Innovating and Disrupting the Canon with Contemporary Holocaust Literature for Young Readers”, 25th Annual Jewish American & Holocaust Literature Symposium, The Betsy-South Beach Hotel, 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Florida, 11-13 November 2019
  • “C’era una volta… Auschwitz: la Holocaust Literature tra continuità tematica e innovazione stilistica”, II International Graduate Conference in Linguistic, Philological, and Literary Studies Lo snodo (e) la svolta. Permanenze, riemersioni e dialettica dei livelli di cultura nel testo, 28-30 October 2019, University of Macerata, Italy

 

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