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Sergio Ferrarese

Associate Professor of Italian Studies (on leave Spring 2015)

Office : Washington Hall 315C
Phone : (757) 221-3648
Email : [[sferrarese]]

Research Interests

Sergio Ferrarese's interests are operaismo (workers studies from Gramsci to Negri) and literature, protest cultures in Italy in the 60s and 70s, the Enlightenment, history of intellectuals, critical theory, biopolitics, political issues in Italian culture.

Whose life? Whose body? Sovereignty and the Early Modern Subject in Radicati’s Philosophical Dissertation Upon Death.  Forthcoming in Italian Culture (UK)  Fall 2014 

Book in Progress 

Fordism and Post-Fordism in Context: Literature, Film and Theory from 1945 to the Present Day in Italy

 List of significant publications

Books:

Sulle tracce di Orfeo: storia di un mito. Pisa: ETS, 2010

 Articles

"Witnessing History: Elio Petri's La classe operia non va in paradiso." in Incontri culturali da oltreoceano.
Pesaro: Metauro, 2008

 "Nanni Balestrini: dalla fabbrica alla società" in L'Italia letteraria e cinematografica dal secondo Novecento ai giorni nostri. Cuneo: Nerosubianco, 2012