Laura Colombino

Dipartimento di Lingue e Culture Moderne

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Research projects


State-funded projects:

‘Anglo-Saxon Modernity and the Mediterranean’ led by the University of Milan — state-funded, two-year project (Participant)


Projects funded by the University of Genova:

Urban conflict and the literary imaginary at the beginning of the millennium, 2013 (Principal Investigator)

Aristocracy and the modern imaginary (from the early nineteenth century to the first world war), 2012 (Participant)

Modernism and the Mediterranean: political debates and literary imaginaries, 2011 (Participant)

The Ways of Postmodernity. Narratives at the turn of the millennium, 2008 (Participant) 

Ford Madox Ford, painting and other media. New Perspectives on Modernism 2006 (Principal Investigator)

Part of this project was the conference ‘Ford Madox Ford: Visual Arts and Media’ hosted at the Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures in Genoa. The Annual Ford Madox Ford Society Lectures were delivered by writers A. S. Byatt and Colm Tóibín. For newspaper coverage see Il Secolo XIX (21 Sep. 2007), and The Times. See the article by Richard Owen,