Cassamarca positions

Flinders University

Dr Luciana d’Arcangeli

Senior Lecturer in Italian, Department of Language Studies

Research interests: Italian theatre, cinema, literature and translation


Monash University

Associate Professor Susanna Scarparo

Associate Professor in Italian Studies and Associate Dean (Education), Faculty of Arts

Research interests: Italian cinema; contemporary women writers; Italian feminist theory; migration and diaspora studies, focusing on narratives and life writing

Associate Professor Carolyn James

Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies, School of Philosophical, Historical & International Studies

Research interests: Renaissance cultural history

Dr Patrizia Sambuco

Lecturer in Italian Studies, School of Languages Cultures and Linguistics

Research interests: Gender studies, modern and contemporary Italian literature, food studies, French and Italian feminist philosophy


Swinburne University of Technology

Dr Simone Battiston

Senior Lecturer in Italian,  Faculty of Business and Enterprise

Research interests: Italian-Australian community history, migration and politics, business and trade history


University of Melbourne

Dr Andrea Rizzi [on leave as ARC Future Fellow 2014-2018]

Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies, School of Languages and Linguistics

Research interests: Translation history, fifteenth-century courts of Ferrara, Milan and Mantua, Venetian historiography, cinema studies, translation studies

Dr Malcolm Angelucci [2016-2018]

Lecturer in Italian Studies, School of Languages and Linguistics

Research interests: Italian XIX and XX century literature, theatre and culture; European historic avant-gardes; aesthetics, poetics, rhetoric and stylistics; genre and genre theory; practices of interdisciplinarity

University of Sydney

Associate Professor Nicholas Eckstein

Senior lecturer in Renaissance History, Department of HIstory

Research interests: Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy, Florence, confraternities, history of neighborhood, history of urban community


University of the Sunshine Coast

Dr Francesco Ricatti

Senior Lecturer, Italian and History, School of Communication

Research interests: migration history, football history, history of emotions


University of Western Australia

Dr Marinella Caruso

Lecturer in Italian, Department of European Languages and Studies

Research interests: Italian language in Australia, language variation and attrition