Flavia Laviosa is a senior lecturer in the Department of Italian Studies at Wellesley College. Her research interests are in the representations of violence against women in world cinema and Italian media. She is the founding editor of the book series Trajectories and of the journal JICMS, both published by Intellect. She has authored chapters in the edited volumes He Was My Father (S. Gastaldi and D. Ward) (Peter Lang, 2018), The Italian Cinema Book (P. Bondanella) (BFI, 2014), A New Italian Political Cinema? Emerging Themes (W. Hope) (Troubador, 2013) and Popular Italian Cinema and Politics in a Postwar Society (F. Brizio-Skov) (Bloomsbury, 2011); and articles in the Journal of Mediterranean Studies, Studies in European Cinema, JOMEC and Rivista di Studi Italiani. She also guest-edited the Special Issue of SEC, ‘Cinematic Journeys of Italian Women Directors’ in 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 02418, USA.