Arianna Dagnino holds a PhD in comparative literature from the University of South Australia and a Masters Degree in foreign languages from the University of Genoa. In the last 25 years she has lived across four continents, writing more than 700 articles for the italian press. She has published a transcultural novel, Fossili (Rome: Fazi, 2010), inspired by her four years in South Africa, and several books on the impact of socio-techno globalization. Dagnino is also an ethnographic researcher working with the international research centre Future Concept Lab (www.futureconceptlab.com Dagnino's analysis and presentation of the emergence of a transcultural sensibility (the freedom of every person to live on or beyond the border of one's inborn culture) as evidenced in contemporary creative writing will be interspersed with readings from her diaries of experiences in the former Soviet Union, the Amazon, China, Zambia, Israel, and Australia.
April 23, 2014 at 6:15pm
Istituto Italiano di Cultura