Prof. Elisa Marani graduated from the Carlo Bo University in Urbino with a laurea in Lettere (specialized in Dutch and Flemish art history). She received her professional teaching qualification as a teacher of Italian (DITALS II) from The University for Foreigners in Siena and has been teaching Italian as a foreign language since 2007.

Marani has taught in the United States and in many Institutions in Rome. She has also worked for several years for the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities (MIBAC) as a Museum Assistant Curator and for the Ministry of Public Education (MIUR). She has got a M.A. in Italian Studies from Middlebury College (USA) with a focus on Italian cinema and Didactics of Italian as a foreign language.

 

Degrees

M.A. in Didactics of Italian as a Foreign Language, Italian Cinema and Literature, Middlebury College, Vermont, USA

B.A. in Humanities (Italian Literature and Art History), 110/110 Summa cum Laude, Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo, Italy

DITALS II, European Certification for Teaching Italian As a Second Language, The University for Foreigners, Siena, italy

Year abroad, Sweet Briar College, Vermont, USA

TEFL Certificate (Teaching English as a Foreign language)

TEFL Certificate in Teaching BUSINESS English

 

Courses Taught

Italian 1001: Italian Language I

Italian 2002

 

Publications

Il resto di niente (o forse no): dal romanzo al film all’ Italia contemporanea” (http://www.lusosofia.net/; http://www.lusosofia.net/textos/20161117- debora_ricci_fabio_mario_da_silva_feminino_plura.pdf: Novembre 2016, pp. 319-328)

Napoli 1799-Napoli 1943: perché una rivoluzione fallisce e un ‘gioco da scugnizzi’ riesce, Rivista Luci e Ombre, Anno IV Numero 1, Primavera 2016, pp. 90-117 (http://rivistalucieombre.com/napoli-1799-napoli-1943-perche-una-rivoluzi... gioco-da-scugnizzi-riesce-di-elisa-marani/).

Considerazioni su Antonio Gramsci, Revista Italiano UERJ Vol. 5 nº 5 – 2014, pp. 81-98.

Carlo Bernari e Antonio Gramsci: chi non piace a Togliatti… è fuori dal Partito! Abstract Online: http://www.enricobernard.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/il-Neorealista- numero- 16.pdf (ongoing publication expected: Spring 2015 on «Rivista di Studi Italiani» directed by Anthony Verna).

Short Stories

"Le gazze ladre" in INCONTRARSI, Racconti di donne migranti e native, 2012, Ediesse, Roma &#39

‘Belle si nasce’ in AA.VV., Antologia , 2012, "Grafica Elettronica" srl, Napoli

Reviews

Olga Zorzi Pugliese, La scrittura dell’arte nel « Libro del Cortegiano», «Letteratura e arte», 3, 2005, pp. 23-33 in Rassegna della Letteratura italiana, 2010

Articles

Per un’ antologia delle donne artiste nel Nord Europa dal XV al XVII secolo, Notizie daPalazzo Albani, XXXVIII, 2008, pp. 15-35

Short Stories

L’eremita, in Tarocchi: l’immagine, 2006, Spartaco, Civitavecchia

 

Awards

First National Literary Prize: Caffè Letterario Casa Internazionale delle Donne (Rm) under the patronage of Provincia di Roma, Assessorato alle Politiche Culturali, Rome, Italy – Short Story “Le gazze ladre”, 2012

First National Literary Prize X ed: A.I.D.A. (Associazione Interculturale Donne Assieme) – Short Story, “Come stai”?, 2011

Second National Literary Prize for Women‟s writing IV ed.: ‘Donne..Ieri..oggi…domani’ promoted by Circolo Neoilluminista Donna Olimpia Short story ‘Belle si nasce”, 2011