Flavia Laviosa is a senior lecturer in the Department of Italian Studies at Wellesley College. Her research interests are in Italian women filmmakers and the representation of violence against women in world cinema and media. She is the founding editor of the Journal of Italian Cinema & Media Studies and of the book series Trajectories. She also guest-edited the Special Issue of SEC, ‘Cinematic Journeys of Italian Women Directors’ (8:2, 2011), and edited the volume Visions of Struggle in Women’s Filmmaking in the Mediterranean (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010).
Contact: Department of Italian Studies, Wellesley College, 106 Central St., Wellesley, MA 02481, USA.