Renata Giuseppa GAMBINO

Associate Professor of German literature [L-LIN/13]

Renata Gambino, Dr. phil., is professor for German Studies of the Department of Humanities at the University Catania.She was director of the Course for European, Extraeuropean and Oriental Languages and Literature at DISUM. She is leader of the interdepartmental research centre NEWHUMS - Neurocognitive and Humanities Studies. Project Leader of the research group NeuroHumanities Studies; contact person for the Catania unit of the Erasmus+ ENID-TEACH project on the future of digital education. She has  taught at the Palermo University, at Kore Messina and at the Cosenza University. She collaborates with the Master in Medical Humanities at the Suor Orsola Benicasa University in Naples, with the DINE LAB at the Freie Universität Berlin, with GSNA Goethe Society of North America, NEMLA Northeast Modern Language Association, Cognitive Futures in the Arts and Humanities network.She was the Italian MC of the international E-READ project funded by COST, on reading processes between digital and paper; she has taught at the University of Palermo, the KORE University of Messina, the University of Calabria. She has participated in numerous international and national conferences as a speaker and has lectured at Italian and foreign universities.She has given lectures and seminars on her main research fields at Italian as well as foreign universities.

Publications in recent years (a selection):

  1. Christoph Martin Wieland, Jinnistan. Fiabe, con testi di Friedrich H. Einsiedel, August J. Liebeskind, traduzione e prefazione di Renata Gambino, con una postilla mozartiana di Grazia Pulvirenti. Edizione integrale, Mimesis, Milano, 2020.
  2. Renata Gambino & Grazia Pulvirenti, La mente narrativa di Heinrich von Kleist, Mimesis Edizioni, Sesto San Giovanni, 2018, ISBN 9788857545455
  3. Con G. Pulvirenti, Storie Menti Mondi. Approccio neuroermeneutico alla letteratura, Mimesis Edizioni, Sesto San Giovanni, 2018, ISBN 9788857545882
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Academic Year 2021/2022

Academic Year 2020/2021

Academic Year 2019/2020

Academic Year 2018/2019

Academic Year 2017/2018

Academic Year 2016/2017

Academic Year 2015/2016

Neurocognitive literary criticism, German literature of the ‘Goethezeit’ and of the Romanticism (Karl Philip Moritz, Friedrich de la Motte Fouquè), German travellers (Philipp Joseph von Rehfues, Kurt Schwitters), gender studies in the German romanticism (Elise Sommer, Sophie Bernhardi, Charlotte von Ahlefeld, Luise Hensel), visual studies, cultural studies, intermediality, literary anthropology, and didactics of german literature.


ENID-Teach - European Network in D-Flexible Teaching

Programma globale: ERASMUS+
Programma specifico: KA2 - Cooperation and Innovation for Good Practices
Call: 2021
Project Number: 2021-1-ES01-KA220-HED-000027551
Durata: 36 mesi (14/02/2022 - 13/02/2025)
Project Manager: Sonia Maria Santoveña Casal

Project Manager UNICT: Renata Gambino