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Postdoctoral Fellow of Italian

 

mmalvestio@unc.edu | At UNC since 2021

Education

  • 2015-2019, PhD in Linguistic, philological and literary sciences, University of Padua
  • 2013-2015, Laurea specialistica (MA) in Modern Philology, University of Padua
  • 2010-2013, Laurea triennale (BA) in Literary Studies, University of Padua

Bio

Marco Malvestio is EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Padua and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His project, “EcoSF”, explores the presence of ecological issues in Italian science fiction. He holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Padua and was previously a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Italian Studies at the University of Toronto. He has been visiting PhD student at the University of Cambridge and at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Project website: https://risk-project.eu/projects/ecosf

To see Dr. Malvestio’s full CV, click here.

Publications

  • Raccontare la fine del mondo. Fantascienza e Antropocene, Milano: Nottetempo, 2021 [forthcoming]
  • The Conflict Revisited: The Second World War in Post-Postmodern Fiction, Oxford: Peter Lang, 2021
  • Federico Fellini: Centenary Essays, Marco Malvestio, Jessica Whitehead, Alberto Zambenedetti (eds), Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2022 [under contract]
  • A Companion to the Italian Gothic, Marco Malvestio and Stefano Serafini (eds), Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press [under contract]
  • Vecchi maestri e nuovi mostri. Tendenze e prospettive delle letteratura horror all’inizio del nuovo millennio, Marco Malvestio and Valentina Sturli (eds), Milan: Mimesis, 2019
  • “The Living Landscape of Il grande ritratto”, Quaderni d’italianistica 42/1 (2022) [forthcoming]
  • “Sognando la catastrofe. L’eco-distopia italiana del ventunesimo secolo”, Narrativa 41 (2021) [forthcoming]
  • “New Italian Weird? Definizioni della letteratura italiana del soprannaturale nel nuovo millennio”, The Italianist 41/1 (2021) [forthcoming]
  • “La linea e il cerchio. Richard Flanagan e «la strana, terribile infinità degli esseri umani»”, Enthymema 27 (2021), 44-61
  • “Gotico cileno. Vampirismo e fascismo in Roberto Bolaño”, Orillas 9 (2020)
  • “‘All Our Choices Will Probably Run Out’. La non-fiction post-apocalittica di William T. Vollmann”, Ácoma 17 (2020), 160-174
  • “Trading Butterflies: The Representation of Asian Sex Workers in Vollmann and Houellebecq”, Enthymema 23 (2019), 57-72
  • “Celebrity, Fatherhood, Paranoia: The Post-Postmodern Gothic of Lunar Park”, TiConTre. Teoria Testo Traduzione 11 (2019), 343-361
  • “Cronache del Fantafascismo. L’ucronia italiana e il revisionismo storico”, The Italianist 38/1 (2018), 89-107
  • “‘Everything can’t be a lie’: Philip Roth e l’Olocausto”, Ácoma 12 (2017), 183-201