Professore Associato

Current position


2018-              Vice-Director, First Cycle Degree in History and Stories of the Contemporary World, Università dell’Insubria di Varese

2017-              Associate professor at L-ART/06, Università dell’Insubria


Previous positions


2011-2017      Researcher at L-ART/06 Università dell’Insubria

2006-2011      Researcher at L-ART/06 Università degli Studi di Trento




2004                Phd in History and forms of multimedia representations and consumer behaviors, XVI cycle, at Università del Sacro Cuore di Milano

1999                University degree in Modern Literatures at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano; 100 summa cum laude


Teaching activities



  • Factual entertainment, Università dell’Insubria


  • Storytelling and tv fiction, Università dell’Insubria

·      Audiovisual translation, IULM, Milano


·      Mass communication theories and techniques, Università dell’Insubria

·      Television and cross-media languages, Università dell’Insubria


·      Theory and technique of audiovisual language, Università degli Studi di Trento

·      Cinema history and criticism, Università degli Studi di Trento


·      Communication languages and tools, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano


·      Radio and television history, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore 

·      Radio and television language theory and technique, Università degli Studi di Trento


·      Semiotic, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore 

·      Television dramaturgy, Università degli Studi di Torino


Organisation of scientific meetings


    • Conference organization and coordination: The Big History and the small screen. About the Period DramaVarese, Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, October, 4-5, 2018

Editorial activities



  • Scientific committee member of the editorial series History and Stories of the Contemporary World, Mimesis


  • Scientific referee: Comunicazioni Sociali, Bianco e Nero, Cinergie, Gentes


Conferences and seminar participation (main, last 4 years)



  • International conference: Beyond the Book ReviewMilano, Università IULM, June, 3-5 (speech: Serial fiction and review strategies: system, concept, pilot, story)


  • International conference: Translation is knowledgeMilano, Università IULM, September, 25, (speech: Subtitling White Teeth twenty years later: socio-cultural asynchrony of a television adaptation, with Mara Logaldo)

·      Conference: Absurd idea for a filmaker. MoonVarese, Università dell’Insubria di Varese, October, 25, (speech: The 1969 moon landing on television programs)

·      Festival KUM! The origin of Life (scientific direction of Massimo RecalcatiAncora, October, 16-18, (speech: At the origin of a new life: worldbuilding in contemporary television fiction)

·      Conference: Desire destinies, in the theory and practice of psychoanalysisMilan, Palazzo Reale, November 23, (speech: The miracle of form)


·      Conference: The Big History and the small screen. About the Period DramaVarese, Università dell’Insubria di Varese, October, 4-5 (speech: Making 70’s. Mindhunter: The Story, a story, the stories)

  • Conference: The speaking body. Contaminations and shifts between psychoanalysis, cinema, multimedia and visual artsPadova, Università degli Studi di Padova, November 28-29, 2019, (speech: American Horror Story: the multidimensional body)


·      Seminar: David Lynch between art and cinema, Venezia, Palazzo Grassi, March, 16 (speech: David Lynch between art and cinema)

  • Conference: Luchino Visconti today: the value of an artistic legacyTrieste, Università degli Studi di Trieste, 12 maggio 2017, (speech: Parental figures in the cinema of Luchino Visconti)

·      International conference: Bufale, Fake news, rumors and post-truthVarese, Università dell’Insubria di Varese, September, 29 (speech: WHAT A F#@K(E) NEWS!? Subjects and objects of disinformation)

·      Seminar Unbeliavable cinema, Venezia, Palazzo Grassi, October, 19 (speech: More false than true. Because reality cannot be enough)







Academic Year: 2022/2023

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Academic Year: 2019/2020

Academic Year: 2018/2019

Academic Year: 2017/2018

Academic Year: 2016/2017