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President
Grazia Pulvirenti (Dipartimento di Scienze Umanistiche)

Grazia Pulvirenti, Dr. phil., is full professor for German Studies at the Humanistic Faculty (University of Catania). Director of the NewHums Research Center. President of the PhD Course in Cultural Heritage at the University of Catania. President of the Italian Goethe Society. She has published about Austrian literature of the Twentieth century (Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Georg Trakl, Albert Ehrenstein, Thomas Bernhard, Erich Fried) especially modern poetry. She also researches in melodrama and eighteenth century drama. Books published in recent years (selection): Oltre la scrittura. Frammento e totalità nella letteratura austriaca moderna (Udine, Campanotto, 2002); Le Muse inquiete. Sinergie artistiche nel Novecento tedesco (ed. with R. Gambino, V. Scuderi) (Firenze, Olschki, 2003); Friedrich Leopold Graf zu Stolberg, Viaggio in Sicilia (ed.) (La Spezia, Olschki, 2003); FragmentenSchrift. Über die Zersplitterung der Totalität in der Moderne (Würzburg, Königshausen und Neumann 2008); I linguaggi dell’invisibile. Sulla poetica di Hugo von Hofmannsthal (Acireale – Roma, Bonanno 2008); Kafkaeskes. Metamorfosi di parole (ed. with V. Scuderi) (Acireale-Roma, Bonanno, 2008); La farfalla accecata. Strutture dell’immaginario nell’opera di Hugo von Hofmannsthal (Milano, Bruno Mondadori, 2008); Recitazione di Siddharta. Una rappresentazione di Lamberto Puggelli del libro di Hermann Hesse (ed. with E. B. Licciardi, R. Gambino) (Acireale-Roma, Bonanno, 2010); Wolfgang von Goethe, Ifigenia in Tauride (ed.), Venezia, Marsilio, 2011; Icone dell’antico. Trasformazioni del mito nell’opera di Goethe (ed. with L. Bosco, E. B. Licciardi, R. Gambino) (Acireale-Roma, Bonanno, 2011. She is President of the refounded “Goethe-Gesellschaft – Italien” and founder and editor of the German Book Series “Wunderkammer” (since 2005); Co-editor of the journals «Osservatorio critico della germanistica», «Ariel». She has given lectures and seminars on her main research fields at Italian as well as foreign universities. She is member of the Goethe Society of North America, of the IVG, AIG, Italian Society for the 18th Century Studies.

Focus of research: literature and performativity, visual theory, interculturality, Austrian culture, neurocognitive literature-studies. 

 

Members

Dean: Giovanni Gallo (Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica)


Eugenio Aguglia (Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale)
Renato Bernardini (Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche e Biotecnologiche)
Agata Copani (Dipartimento di Scienze del Farmaco)
Deborah De Felice (Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali)
Renata Gambino (Dipartimento di Scienze Umanistiche)
Daniela Giordano (Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica e delle Telecomunicazioni)
Gaetano Lalomia (Dipartimento di Scienze Umanistiche)
Nicola Laneri (Dipartimento di Scienze Umanistiche)
Giancarlo Magnano San Lio (Dipartimento di Scienze Umanistiche)
Maria Caterina Paino (Dipartimento di Scienze Umanistiche)
Antonio Sichera (Dipartimento di Scienze Umanistiche)
Giuseppe Spoto (Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche)
Marco Venuti (Dipartimento di Scienze Umanistiche)
Roberto Vignera (Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali)
Francesca Vigo (Dipartimento di Scienze Umanistiche)
Mario Zappia (Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche, Chirurgiche e Tecnologie Avanzate)

 

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Prof. Renato Bernardini

Full Professor of Pharmacology

Department of Clinical and Molecular Biomedicine, University of Catania

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Prof. Agata Copani

Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Department of Drugs Science, University of Catania

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Prof. Giovanni Gallo

Full Professor of Informatics

Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, University of Catania

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Prof. Daniela Giordano

Associate Professor of Information Processing Systems

Department of Electric, Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Catania

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Prof. Gaetano Lalomia

Associate Professor of Romance Philology and Linguistics

Department of Humanities, University of Catania

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Prof. Giancarlo Magnano San Lio

Full Professor of History of Philosophy

Director of the Department of Humanities, University of Catania

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Prof. Maria Caterina Paino

Associate Professor of Contemporary Italian Literature

Department of Humanities, University of Catania

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. Antonio Sichera

Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary Italian Literature

Department of Humanities, University of Catania

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Prof. Giuseppe Spoto

Full Professor of Analytical Chemestry

Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Catania

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Prof. Francesca Maria Vigo

Assistant Professor of English Language and Culture

Department of Humanities, University of Catania

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Prof. Mario Zappia

Full Professor of Neurology

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences and advanced technologies

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