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Vittoria Borsò

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Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Institut für Romanistik



Member of the evaluation committee for European and American Literatures of the German Research Foundation (DFG) (2012–2016); visiting professor in Mexico and USA (Stanford, Irvine, Santa Barbara). Senior Fellow at IKKM (Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie), Weimar. Member of the Board of Trusties, University of Düsseldorf; Vice-Director of the DFG Research Training Group 1678 "Materialität und Produktion"; Successful Nomination of Giorgio Agamben (Humboldt Award, 2005). Research fields: Biopolitics, Ontology and poetics of life; Theory of memory and media; Visual Cultures, Topology und Topographies, World Literature; French, Spanish/Latin American and Italian Literature. Editor of books on biopolitics (i.e. Roberto Esposito).