Giacomo Manzoli | Università di Bologna | Italy
September 15th 2022 | 12.00 – 13.30
Chair of Panel #3 | “(Bio)Political Orders”
Room G.127 | Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Milan, Largo Gemelli 1
Giacomo Manzoli, Ph.D. in Film Studies, is full professor of History of Italian Cinema at the University of Bologna. He directed the Study Program of DAMS, Drama, Arts, Film and Music Studies from 2007 to 2010 and the Master Program in Film, Television and Multimedia Production from 2012 to 2014. He is currently the Director of the Department of the Arts of the University of Bologna.
He is also a member of the board for Public Funding of Audiovisual Production of the Regione Emilia-Romagna and of the board of trustees of the Fondazione Istituto Gramsci.
He is also member of the International Board of the following journals: Studi Culturali (il Mulino), The Italianist (Maney), L’Avventura (il Mulino), Sociologia della Comunicazione (FrancoAngeli). His current research is focused on the relationship between film industry and symbolic forms in the contemporary Italian cinema, with a special focus on the role of public funding in promoting specific aesthetics and politics.
Among others, he published Voce e silenzio nel cinema di Pier Paolo Pasolini (Pendragon, 2001), Cinema e letteratura (Carocci, 2003), Da Ercole a Fantozzi. Cinema popolare e società italiana dal boom economico alla neotelevisione (1958-1976) (Carocci, 2012, Limina Award 2014 of the Consulta Universitaria del Cinema – CUC – as the best Italian book on film history) and Il cinema di stato (with Marco Cucco, il Mulino, 2017).