Dr. Angela Tumini
- Freshman Foundations Program
- University of London, Bachelor of Arts
University of Oxford, Ph.D.
- Angela Tumini is currently a Professor of Italian Studies at Chapman University in California. Her professional career includes positions as assistant professor of Italian at Emory University, Skidmore College, as well as head of the Italian Program at the University of Mississippi. She obtained a Ph.D. in Italian Literature at the University of Oxford, England in 2002 and has published a book, and several articles on Italian Literature & Cinema. In addition to her scholarly work, Dr. Tumini has created successful Study Abroad courses for the various institutions in which she has been teaching, including a Summer program for the University of Mississippi, and has been working in close cooperation with Umbra Institute in Perugia , Italy, where she is also a member of the current Advisory Board.
- Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
“A Triadic Tale of Women in Dreyer’s Day of Wrath, Fellini’s La Strada and Lars von Trier’s Breaking the Waves ” in Filmint –Film International 56, vol. 10, no. 2. Bristol: Intellect LTD Publisher- UK. May 2012.
An Unintentional Liaison: Lars von Trier and Italian Cinema and Culture. VDM Verlag Dr. Muller. January 2011.
“Eros and Thanatos: the Murderous Struggle of Pain and Desire in Gabriele D’Annunzio’s Triumph of Death and in Lars von Trier’s Antichrist” in How Does it Feel: Making Sense of Pain. Ed. by Angela Tumini and Hans Sternudd. Oxford: Interdisciplinary Press, 2011.
How Does it Feel: Making Sense of Pain. Ed. by Hans T Sternudd and Angela Tumini. Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press. 2011
“Eros and Thanatos: The Murderous Struggle of Pain and Desire in Gabriele D’Annunzio’s Triumph of Death and in Lars von Trier’s Antichrist” in Making Sense of Pain. Edited by Jane Fernandez. Oxford: Interdisciplinary Press, 2011.
“I Would Die For You: Love and Suicide in the Cinema of Fellini, Dreyer and von Trier” in Making Sense of Suicide. Edited by Karen McKay and Jann E. Schlimme. Oxford: Interdisciplinary Press, 2011.
"Gabriele D’Annunzio and the Wild Abruzzo in Il Trionfo della morte" for The European Legacy. Routledge. April 2011.
“Let’s Kill the Moonlight in Electric Park: a Futuristic Interpretation of Lars von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg’s Dear Wendy” in Filmint (online version) –Film International, ed. by Daniel Lindvall. 2010
“A Landscape of their Own: Space and Identity in Ozpetek Hamam: The Turkish Bath and Julio Medem’s Cows” in Filmint –Film International, ed. by Daniel Lindvall Vol. 7 -2009.
" Alessandro Manzoni e Carlo Cattaneo" in L'antimanzonismo. Edited by G. Oliva. Milano: Mondadori , 2009.
‘Three Authors in Search of a Stage: The Anxiety of Modern Man in the Theatre of Luigi Pirandello, Eugene Ionescu and Kjeld Abell” in Probleme Actuale de Linguistica, Glotodidactica si Stiinta Literara. Vol.IV, Partea II, Chisinau, CEP USM. Moldova, 2009.