MICALI SIMONA

Presentation

Simona Micali studied Humanities and Italian Studies at the University of Pisa and at the Scuola Normale Superiore; after completing her PhD in Italian Literature at the University "Ca' Foscari" in Venice, she thought Italian and Comparative Literature at the Universities of Bologna and Siena, and at Brown University (USA). Presently she is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Siena.

From 1997 to 2004 she was Treasurer of the "Associazione per gli Studi di Teoria e Storia Comparata della Letteratura" (Italian branch of ICLA); from 2001 to 2014 she was a member of the Executive Committee of "Synapsis – European School for Comparative Studies".

She is on the Editorial Board of Contemporanea. Rivista di studi sulla letteratura e sulla comunicazione and of the academic book series Extrema Ratio (nottetempo).

She is a faculty member of INCH – International Network for Comparative Humanities (https://inch.princeton.edu/) and of the Hermes Consortium for Literary and Cultural Studies (https://hermes.au.dk/).

She has published five books ("L'innamoramento", Laterza 2001; "Miti e riti del moderno", Le Monnier 2002; "Ascesa e declino dell'Uomo di lusso. Il romanzo dell'intellettuale nella Nuova Italia e i suoi modelli europei", Le Monnier 2008; Towards a Posthuman Imagination in Literature and Media, Peter Lang 2019; Creature. La costruzione dell’immaginario postumano, Shake 2022) and several essays on modern and postmodern literature and film. Over the past years her research has focused extensively on speculative imagination, environmental humanities and posthumanist theory.

She is Rector's Delegate for UNISI branch campuses and Dean of the Arezzo campus of the University of Siena.

Courses taught: Comparative Literature, English Literature and Culture, Children's Literature, Cultural Studies

 

Office hours

  • Friday from 11:00 to 12:00
    Place: Per le modalità del ricevimento, luogo, link per collegamenti da remoto si invitano gli studenti a consultare le informazioni sulla pagina della docente (docenti.unisi.it/micali)

Curriculum Vitae

Teaching activities

Completion accademic year: 2024/2025

Course year: 1 Second cycle degree (Laurea Magistrale) LANGUAGES FOR BUSINESS AND DEVELOPMENT A.Y. 2024/2025
Course year: 2 First cycle degree (DM 270) LINGUE PER LA COMUNICAZIONE INTERCULTURALE E D'IMPRESA A.Y. 2023/2024

Completion accademic year: 2023/2024

Course year: 1 Second cycle degree (Laurea Magistrale) LANGUAGES FOR BUSINESS AND DEVELOPMENT A.Y. 2023/2024
Course year: 2 First cycle degree (DM 270) LANGUAGES FOR INTERCULTURAL AND BUSINESS COMMUNICATION A.Y. 2022/2023

Completion accademic year: 2022/2023

Course year: 3 First cycle degree (DM 270) EDUCATION A.Y. 2020/2021
Course year: 1 First cycle degree (DM 270) LANGUAGES FOR INTERCULTURAL AND BUSINESS COMMUNICATION A.Y. 2022/2023
Course year: 2 First cycle degree (DM 270) STUDIES IN LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY A.Y. 2021/2022

Completion accademic year: 2021/2022

Course year: 3 First cycle degree (DM 270) EDUCATION A.Y. 2019/2020
Course year: 1 First cycle degree (DM 270) LANGUAGES FOR INTERCULTURAL AND BUSINESS COMMUNICATION A.Y. 2021/2022
Course year: 2 First cycle degree (DM 270) LANGUAGES FOR INTERCULTURAL AND BUSINESS COMMUNICATION A.Y. 2020/2021

Research

Ultime pubblicazioni:

  • Micali, S. (In corso di stampa). Negromanzia e nostalgia romantica nel fantastico novecentesco: Landolfi, Buzzati, Zanotti. CONTEMPORANEA, 21. - view more
  • Micali, S. (2023). Barbarism, animalization, and the end of the world: fantasies of regression and mutation in italian science fiction. In D.A. Finch-Race, E. Guaraldo, M. Malvestio (a cura di), Italian science fiction and the environmental humanities (pp. 77-93). Liverpool : Liverpool University Press. - view more
  • Micali, S. (2022). Umberto Eco (1932-2016). In L. Curreri, P. Pellini (a cura di), La critica viva. Lettura collettiva di una generazione: 1920-1940 (pp. 193-199). Macerata : Quodlibet. - view more
  • Micali, S. (2022). Creature: la costruzione dell'immaginario postumano tra mutanti, alieni, esseri artificiali. Milano : Shake edizioni. - view more
  • Micali, S. (2022). Il SImulacro e la Copia: l'immaginario contemporaneo della vita artificiale. BETWEEN, 12(24), 359 [10.13125/2039-6597/5216]. - view more