Dott. Laura Rascaroli D in L (Milan) Laurea in Lettere Moderne
|Title||Senior Lecturer In Film Studies|
University College Cork
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Laura Rascaroli was born in Milan, Italy, where she completed a Laurea in Lettere Moderne at the Universita' Cattolica, with a specialization in Film and Social Communications and a dissertation on cinema and psychoanalysis and the relationship between film and dream. She is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at University College Cork, where she lectures on Italian cinema and visual culture in the Italian Department, and on European film in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. At UCC, she is co-Chair of the Board of Film Studies and co-director of the MA in Film Studies.
She is the author of The Personal Camera: Subjective Cinema and The Essay Film (Wallflower/Columbia UP, 2009) and the co-author, with Ewa Mazierska, of From Moscow to Madrid: Postmodern Cities, European Cinema (I.B. Tauris, 2003); The Cinema of Nanni Moretti: Dreams and Diaries (Wallflower/Columbia UP, 2004; also published in Italian, Chinese and Polish translations); and Crossing New Europe: Postmodern Travel and The European Road Movie (Wallflower/Columbia UP, 2006; also published in Italian translation). She has co-edited The Cause of Cosmopolitanism: Dispositions, Models, Transformations (Peter Lang, 2010), with Patrick O'Donovan; Antonioni: Centenary Essays (British Film Institute/Palgrave, 2011), with John David Rhodes; and Amateur Filmmaking: The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web (Bloomsbury Academic, 2014), with Barry Monahan and Gwenda Young.
She is a co-founder and currently general editor of Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media, and is currently a member of the editorial boards of Comunicazioni Sociali, Italian Studies, and Journal of Italian Cinema and Media Studies.