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Professor Ruth Glynn

Professor Ruth Glynn

Professor Ruth Glynn
B.A.(NUI, Galway), M.A.(NUI, Dublin), Ph.D.(Birm.)

Professor of Modern Italian Culture

Office G110, 21 Woodland Rd
21 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TE
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 954 6869
Fax. +44 (0) 117 928 8143

Research summary

My research addresses modern and contemporary Italian culture. My current project, 'Naples and the Nation: Image, Media and Culture' is funded by an AHRC Leadership Fellowship. It interrogates how cultural products addressing Naples represent the city and its relationship with Italy, and asks what the view from Naples - a city often marginalised in discussion of 'national' culture but central to state-of-the-nation discourses - reveals about the nation-state, its workings and its discourses. Publications on Naples include articles on the gendering of city and nation in cultural representations of the Allied Occupation in 1943-44, and on critical theory engagements with Naples, from ...

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Ruth Glynn studied Italian and Classical Civilization at the National University of Ireland, Galway, before proceeding to an MA in Italian Studies at University College Dublin. She completed her PhD at the University of Birmingham and lectured at the University of Leeds (1999-2000) before being appointed to the Italian Department in Bristol.

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