Giuliana Minghelli is a scholar and teacher
She received her MA and PhD in Italian Studies at Johns Hopkins University. She has taught at the University of Wisconsin Madison, the University of Colorado Boulder and Harvard University. Her latest book, Cinema Year Zero: Landscape and Memory in Post-Fascist Italian Film appeared with Routledge this April. She is also the author of In the Shadow of the Mammoth: Italo Svevo and the Emergence of Modernism (University of Toronto Press, 2003). She edited The Modern Image: Intersections of Photography, Cinema and Literature in Italian Culture Special Issue of L’anello che non tiene, 2009), and co-edited Stillness in Motion: Italy, Photography and the Meanings of Modernity which is forthcoming with University of Toronto Press.
She is currently working on a book on shame and historical oblivion in post-war culture and an essay on photography and ritual in anthropological studies and paparazzi “scoops” at the time of the Italian miracolo ecomomico. Dr. Minghelli is a practicing photographer herself.