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Andrew Korn is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his B.A. in Interdepartmental Studies (concentration in Italian Studies) from the University of Rochester in 2011, and his M.A. in Italian Studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 2012. His primary research interests include Italian cinema, twentieth-century Italian literature, and queer and posthumanist theories. He has done work on the cinema of Liliana Cavani and is currently developing a dissertation project on the life and work of radical queer Mario Mieli.
Publications:"From Image to Praxis: Mapping Desire in The Night Porter." Luci e Ombre 2, no. 1 (2014): 54-74. http://rivistalucieombre.com/sommario_numero1_annoII/.
2014-2015 Andrew W. Mellon Graduate Research Fellowship with the Penn Humanities Forum
Salvatori Research Grant (Center for Italian Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Summer 2014)