PhD Student

PhD program:: XXXIX
email: rachele.dionisi@uniroma1.it

supervisor: Caterina Romeo

Research: Afrofuturism and Africanfuturism: Counter-narratives on the future from an (eco)feminist and decolonial perspective.

Rachele Dionisi (1997) is a Ph.D. candidate in Documentary, Linguistic, and Literary Sciences (cycle XXXIX), specializing in Historical-Literary and Gender Studies at the University of Rome "La Sapienza."

In 2020, she graduated with honors in Modern Literature (L-10), discussing a dissertation in Gender Studies, at the University of Rome "La Sapienza".
In 2022, at the same university, she has achieved with honors the master’s degree in Modern Philology (LM-14), with a dissertation in Literary criticism and Comparative literature titled "From Afrofuturism to Africanfuturism: A Postcolonial and Gender Analysis of the Literary Production of Nnedi Okorafor and Tlotlo Tsamaase" (supervisor: Professor Caterina Romeo; co-supervisor: Dr. Giulia Fabbri).
In 2023, she was admitted to the Master's program in Gender Studies and Policies at the University of Rome Tre, obtaining a diploma with a thesis titled "Posthuman (Blackness) and Anthropocene: A Feminist and Postcolonial Reading of Contemporary Africanfuturist Cultural Production."
Currently, she is conducting a research project that critically analyzes the literary production of contemporary African and Afro-diasporic female authors within the cultural currents of Afrofuturism and Africanfuturism.

Her research interests include gender studies, postcolonial and decolonial studies, critical race theory, ecocriticism, environmental humanities, and posthuman studies.

Research products

11573/1711625 - 2024 - Baba, Mohamed Maalel
Dionisi, Rachele - 01d Recensione
paper: L'INDICE DEI LIBRI DEL MESE (Torino Italy: L'Indice SRL) pp. - - issn: 0393-3903 - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

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