Sara Forcella (980777) - Curriculum “Islamic Civilization” 33rd cycle – Grant holder
10/2018 – 06/2019: visiting PhD student at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter (UK).
11/2017 – present: PhD candidate at the Italian Institute of Oriental Studies (ISO), University “La Sapienza” (Rome), Italy. Curriculum “Islamic Civilization.”
Project title: “Perception and Acknowledgment of Otherness in Academic Literature on the Frame Story of the Thousand and One Nights”.
Supervisor: Prof. M.Casari.
09/2015 – 06/2017: Interpreting Arabic-Italian-Arabic (2-year course), at “UNINT” University of International Studies (Rome), Italy.
10/2014 – 02/2016: MA in Migration and Cultural Mediation, at University “Guglielmo Marconi” (Rome), Italy.
01/2013 – 07/2013: TFA- Qualification for teaching Arabic Language in Secondary Schools, at University “La Sapienza” (Rome), Italy.
01/2010 – 06/2010: Final degree in Modern Standard Arabic, at The Bourguiba Institute of Modern Languages, University “Al Manar” (Tunis), Tunisia.
04/2009 – 12/2009: DITALS Level II: certificate of advanced teaching competence in Italian as a Foreign Language, at University of Siena for Foreigners (Siena), Italy.
12/2005 – 10/2008: Graduate Degree (MA) in Oriental Languages and Civilizations, at University “La Sapienza” (Rome), Italy.
09/2002 ̶ 12/2005: Bachelor in Oriental Languages and Civilizations, at University “La Sapienza” (Rome), Italy.
Research interests: Medieval Arabic Literature; prose narrative prose in classical and medieval Arabic literature; fictionality and factuality, orality and writing; The Thousand and One Nights; literary criticism; otherness and diversity; migration and cultural mediation.