BIO

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Adriano D’Aloia (Milan 1980), Phd, is Assistant Professor at the International Telematic University UniNettuno, Rome. He obtained a PhD in Communication Cultures from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Empathy in the Film Experience, 2010).

Teaching | He teaches Media semiology at UniNettuno, Rome. He is also adjunct professor of Media semiotics at Università Cattolica and of Theory of photography at IULM – International University of Languages and Media, Milan.

Research interests | Film theories, Film aesthetics, Neurofilmology, Audiovisual experience, Film phenomenology, Gestalt filmology, New media aesthetics, Digital photography, Events cognition.

Publications | He is author of a book on aesthetic and neurological empathy in the film experience (2013), curator of the anthology of Rudolf Arnheim’s Italian writings on cinema (2009), co-editor of an Italian reader on contemporary film theories (2017), and co-editor of journal special issues on Neurofimology (2014)Snapshot Culture (2016) and Fashionating Images (2017).

Journals | He is member of the editorial staff of the journals CS. Journal of Media, Performing Arts and Cultural StudiesCinéma&Cie. International Film Studies Journal and L’avventura. International Journal of Italian Film and Media Landscapes. He has been founder and member of the editorial staff of Comunicazioni Sociali on-line. He is an essayist and film critic for the journal Segnocinema.

Societies | He is a member of CUC – Consulta Universitaria del CinemaNECS – European Network for Cinema and Media Studies, SCSMI – Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving ImageECREA – European Communication Research and Education Association, SERCIA – Société d’Etudes et de Recherche sur le Cinéma Anglophone. He has been a member of SISF – Società Italiana per lo Studio della Fotografia.


Education and academic appointments

2016-present | Assistant Professor, Faculty of Communication Sciences • International Telematic University UniNettuno, Rome

2017/18
– Area professor of Media semiology, BA program in Communication Studies • International Telematic University UniNettuno, Rome
– Tutor of Languages and forms of entertainment, BA program in Communication Studies • International Telematic University UniNettuno, Rome

2016/17
– Area professor of Television and journalism language, BA program in Communication, Media and Advertising • International Telematic University UniNettuno, Rome
– Tutor of The entertainment in the multimedia society, forms and languages, BA program in Communication, Media and Advertising • International Telematic University UniNettuno, Rome
Tutor of  Media and religion, Master in Media and Communications • International Telematic University UniNettuno, Rome
– Adjunct Professor of Theory of photography, BA program in Arts, Design and Media • IULM, Milan / Spring semester
– Adjunct Professor of Languages and semiotics of media products, BA program in “Languages of Media” • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan / Fall semester

2015/16
– Adjunct Professor of Theory of photography, BA program in Arts, Design and Media • IULM, Milan / Spring semester
– Adjunct Professor of Media Semiotics, BA program in Sciences and Technology of Arts and Entertainment Arts • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Brescia / Fall semester
– Adjunct Professor of Languages and semiotics of media products, BA program in Languages of Media • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan / Fall semester

2014/15
Adjunct Professor of Theory of photography, BA program in Arts, Design and Media • IULM, Milan / Spring semester

2014-2015
Postdoctoral Research Fellow • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan

2013/14
Adjunct Professor of Film history, BA program in Languages of Media • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan / Spring semester

2012/13
Adjunct Professor of Languages and expressive forms of entertainment, BA program in Languages of Media  • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan / Spring semester

2011-2012
Postdoctoral Research Fellow • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan

2010/11 Fall semester | Adjunct Professor of Languages and semiotics of media products, BA program in Languages of Media  • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan

2010
PhD in Cultures of Communication (Dissertation on Empathy in the Film Experience) • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan

2009/10
Seminars Instructor of Visual Studies and Directed Studies • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan / Spring semester

2007-2009
Teaching Assistant • Department of Communication and Performing Arts, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan

2005
MA Communication Studies (Dissertation on Rudolf Arnheim‘s film theory) • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan

Summer 2005
Visiting Student at Yale University, USA

2002
BA in Communication Science • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan