We Were Young in Mumblecordia. When Mumblecore Movies Transitioned to Hollywood.
Paper presented at X URI GradCon 2016. University of Rhode Island. April 2016.

Sister, Daughter, Wife. A Tryptic of Non-Motherhood in Contemporary Italian Cinema
Paper presented at NeMLA, 27-30 March 2016. Hartford, Connecticut.

Crossing the Black Sea. A Cinematic Integration Fairytale between Italian and Romanian Realities
Research paper presented at AAIS, Zurich 23-25 May 2014.

Dal “documentario d’assalto” al neorealismo lirico: oltre la rappresentazione della realtà

Plenary speaker at the research seminar event Visioni: Realtà e utopia, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, Italy. 9-11 October 2013.

A Life Without Migrants: Things from Another World. A Cinematic Allegory of Contemporary Italy

Research paper accepted to be presented at “Migration: British Comparative Literature Association XIII International Conference” - University of Essex, 8-13 July 2013.

Welcome to the Cardboard Village. a Cinematic Parable on Compassion and Migrants Living in Non-Places

Research paper accepted to be presented at "Ethnicity, Race and Nationalism in European Media and Film: Rights, Responsibilities, Representations" – Manchester University – 25-27 May 2013.

Dietro e oltre le sbarre: arte, catarsi e libertà in Cesare deve morire dei fratelli Taviani

Paper presented at the 6th International Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Italian, Strasbourg, May 31-June 2, 2013.

Pure cinema and reality. Landscapes, Spectators and Life.

5th NECS Graduate Workshop. ASCA, University of Amsterdam. 13-14 December 2012.

The Ethical Battles of the New Italian Cinema: Mobbing Victims and Dehumanised Executioners in the Glocal Society

Paper presented at the "London Film and Media Conference 2012". London, 22-24 June 2012.

Living the Cinematic Experience: Towards a Definition of ‘Inspirational Movie’

Paper presented at "The Cinema of Sensations". XIV International Film and Media Studies Conference in Transylvania, 25-27 may 2012.

Educational Perspectives in Italian Television after World War II. Roberto Rossellini’s Manifesto for Lifelong Learning

Academic poster at the Third Annual MeCCSA Conference, 11-13 January 2012.

Bringing down the Third Reich: Desires and Illusions in Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds

Paper presented at "Staging Illusion: Digital and Cultural Fantasy" Conference, University of Sussex, 8-9 December 2011.

When a tv travel channel goes online: a map (G. Lizzi, F. Borrione, L. Cantoni)

Paper presented at "Mapping the magazine 3”, Cardiff University. School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, 7/8 July 2011.