Bologna Summer School

The Migration Identity and Translation Network (MITN) presents:

Representations of Identities in Contemporary Societies

The first MITN
Summer School,
12-14 July 2017

Teaching Hub, Viale F. Corridoni,

Host Institution: Department of Interpreting and Translation, Universtiy of Bologna, Forlì Campus, Italy
Partner Institutions: Monash University, Australia Warwick University, United Kingdom

Registration OPEN NOW  HERE

Registration opens: March 13 2017
Early bird registration until April 15th 2017       
Regular registration until June 30th 2017

 

Full Program of Summer School

Day 1 (12/07/2017)
9.00-10.00 Registration
10.00-10.30 Institutional welcome greetings:
Prof. Delia Chiaro (University of Bologna, MITN academic representative) via Skype;
Prof. Raffaella Baccolini (University of Bologna, DIT Ph.D. Programme Coordinator);
Prof. Rita Wilson (Monash University, MITN academic representative);
10.30-12.00 Opening plenary
Prof. Raffaella Baccolini (DIT Ph.D. Programme Coordinator, University of Bologna)

Chair: Prof. Rita Wilson (Monash University)

12.15-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.30 MITN Members: 3MT
MITN Members explain their Ph.D. projects in three minutes followed by a general discussion.
14.30-15.30 Workshop 1:
“How to Turn Your Ph.D. Thesis into a Publication”

Dr. Federica Formato (Edge Hill University)

Chair: Chiara Nardone (Ph.D. Student, University of Bologna)

15.30-16.00 Coffee break
16.00-17.00 Workshop 2:
“And Now What? First steps after completing your PhD”

Prof. Adriano Ferraresi (University of Bologna)

Chair: Gaia Aragrande (Ph.D. Student, University of Bologna)

Day 2 (13/07/2017)
9.30-11.00 Panel 1: Identities in Translation

Prof. Adele D’Arcangelo (University of Bologna)
The Educational and Creative Aspects in Translating Identities: Three Student’s theses. title TBC]

Prof. Margherita De Michiel (University of Trieste)
The Enigmatic Russian (Gay) Soul. Paradoxes of History, through Writings and (re)Readings.

Chair: Beatrice Spallaccia—Ph.D. Student, University of Bologna

11.00-11.30 Coffee Break
11.30-13.00 Panel 2: Identities, Narratives and Politics

Prof. Paul Baker (Lancaster University)
Using Corpus Methods to Compare Discourses around Romanians in The Daily Express with Online Comments.

Prof. Gennaro Gervasio (Roma Tre University) and Prof. Nicola Melis (University of Cagliari)
A Critical Study of Dissident Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Groups from the Middle East and North Africa. [title TBC]

Chair: Giulia Maltese—Ph.D. Student, University of Bologna

13.00-14.30 Lunch
14.30-16.00 Panel 3: Migration and Identities

Prof. Marina Manfredi (University of Bologna)
New Cosmopolitanism in Audiovisual Entertainment: Dubbed Multiethnic ‘Kid-coms’ in the Italian landscape.

Dr. Anthony Mitzel (University of Bologna) via Skype:
Transformative Culture: DIY Diasporan Italian Culture in the United States.

Chair: Chiara Nardone—Ph.D. Student, University of Bologna

16.00-17.30 MITN Clusters Revealed!
MITN Clusters Reps Present their Activities, followed by a round table between MITN Members and academic reps.

Chair: Christina Efthymiadou (Ph.D. Student, Warwick University) TBC

19.30-23.00 Conference Dinner (not catered for, venue TBC)
Day 3 (14/07/2017)
9.00-11.00 MITN and MeTRa Research Centre (DIT, University of Bologna) present:

Investigating Migrant Identities in Contemporary Western Societies

Mariam Veiszadeh (Australian lawyer and activist) via Skype.
Tackling Islamophobia in Australia and Western Societies on Web 2.0.

Prof. Roberta Pederzoli (University of Bologna)
Islamic Veil, Secularism and Gender Through Children’s and Young Adult Literature.

Takoua Ben Mohamed (independent graphic journalist)
Beyond Stereotypes on Migrants in Western Societies through Graphic Journalism.

Beatrice Spallaccia (Ph.D. Student, University of Bologna)
Racism, Misogyny and Homophobia on Social Networks: Methodological Challenges in Analysing Web-Based Hate Speech.

Chair: Valeria Illuminati, Ph.D. Student, University of Bologna

11.00-11.30 Coffee Break
11.30-13.00 MITN Future Perspectives, Next Events and Publications
Chair: Lola Sundin (Ph.D. Student Monash University)
13.00-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.00 Workshop:
Corpora for Cultural Studies – part I: Why do we need CADS?
Speakers: Prof. Silvia Bernardini (University of Bologna) and Prof. Adriano Ferraresi (University of Bologna)

Chair: TBD

15.00-15.30 Break – moving to DITLab.
15.30-17.00 Workshop:
Corpora for Cultural Studies – part II: Hands-on!

Speakers: Prof. Silvia Bernardini (University of Bologna) and Prof. Adriano Ferraresi (University of Bologna)

Chair: TBD

17.00-18.00 Closing plenary
Speaker: Prof. Rita Wilson (Monash University, MITN academic representative) TBC

Chair: Prof. Raffaella Baccolini (University of Bologna, DIT Ph.D. Programme Coordinator) TBC

OR you can download the full program of the Summer School