Valentina Carla Re

Full Professor

Link Campus University - Rome

Course Catalogue

Valentina Carla Re is full professor of cinematography, fotography and television at Link Campus University. In 2005, she attained the Research Doctorate in Theatre and Film Studies at the University of Bologna, where she attained a post-doctorate research grant. Between 2009 and 2014 she was a researcher at Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia.

Over the years, she has consolidated her experience in implementing complex research projects supported by national and international funding agencies. She is currently PI of the research project PRIN (2022-2025) Atlante del giallo Storia dei media e cultura popolare in Italia (1954-2020), funded by the Ministry of University and Research; co-coordinator of the project (2022-2025) EU-rope Through Films: History, Identity, and Policies (Ciak-EU!), funded by Erasmus+ Jean Monnet; and WP leader (work package "Knowing and Understanding") of the project CERV (2023-2025) GEMINI. Gender Equality through Media Investigation and New Training Insights. From 2018 to 2021, she was WP leader (project dissemination and communication) and Communication Manager in the project DETECt. Detecting Transcultural Identity in European Popular Crime Narratives, funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program.

She is editor of the international peer-reviewed journal Cinéma & Cie and the serial Narrazioni seriali, as well as a member of the scientific committees of academic journals (Cinergie, Fata Morgana Web) and series (Binge Watchers, Repetita).

Her research activities are characterized by an interdisciplinary approach and include the areas of literary and film theory, transmedia narratology between cinema and television, production studies and distribution studies, and the Italian and European audiovisual industry.

Her publications include 6 books, 15 curatorships of volumes or journal special issues, about 40 contributions in volumes and conference proceedings, and more than 70 articles in national and international journals such as The Italianist, Necsus, Journal of Italian Cinema & Media Studies, Journal of European Popular Culture, MAI: Feminism & Visual Culture, L'avventura, Cinéma & Cie, Arabeschi, Imago, Fata Morgana, Social Communications, Cinergie.

Among her most recent books are the following: Peripheral Locations in European TV Crime Series, Palgrave Macmillan / European Film and Media Studies, Cham, 2023 (con Kim Toft Hansen); Le belle donne ci piacciono. E come! "Cinema nuovo", cultura comunista e modelli di mascolinità (1952-1958), Diabasis, Parma, 2021 (con Elisa Mandelli); Aging girls. Identità femminile, sessualità e invecchiamento nella cultura mediale italiana, Milano, Meltemi, 2021 (con Paola De Rosa, Elisa Mandelli); Streaming media. Distribuzione, circolazione, accesso, Milano-Udine, Mimesis 2017.

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