Erica Bellia (University of Cambridge)


Erica Bellia has completed her PhD in Italian at the University of Cambridge in 2021, with a thesis on industrial writing and anticolonial discourse in Italy in the 1950s and 1960s. She has recently been awarded an MHRA Postdoctoral Scholarship in the Modern European Languages and she teaches as an Affiliated Lecturer in Italian at Cambridge. She has published articles and book chapters on Paolo Volponi, Ottiero Ottieri, Luciano Bianciardi, Leonardo Sciascia and on Italian cultural journals in the 1950s and 1960s. She has co-organized with Michele Maiolani the international conference Defining the Italian Neomodernist Novel (University of Cambridge, 19-20 March 2021)

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