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Dr. Clodagh Brook

Associate Professor (Italian)

Clodagh Brook is an Associate Professor of Italian. She was educated at Oxford University (D Phil) and at University College, Dublin (BA and MA). She was Reader at The University of Birmingham (Russell Group) before taking up her position at Trinity College in 2017. She is currently Associate Vice Provost for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Head of the Italian Department.
  Cultural Identity   digital narratives, digital storytelling, transmedia, cultural heritage   European Cinema   Identity politics and social change   Inter-Arts--Interdisciplinary Art Forms   interdisciplinary collaboration   Interdisciplinary research   Intermedia   ITALIAN CINEMA   ITALIAN POETRY   Political Activism   Religious culture & national identity
 Interdisciplinary Italy 1900-2020 (Phase Two): Interart/Intermedia
 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship
 Interdisciplinary Italy Phase 1 : Art Music Text
 Resisting the Tide: Cultures of Opposition during the Berlusconi Years
 Marco Bellocchio: The Political Eye in the Personal Sphere

Details Date
Chair of Irish University Association Vice Presidents of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Working Group Jan 2020
Member of National Committee for Gender Equality Jan 2020
Member of LERU EDI working group March 2020
Member of COIMBRE EDI working group March 2020
Member of National Athena SWAN committee Dec 2019
Member of the Scientific Board for Florence University Press (Italy) Feb 2020
Research Portfolio Holder for the Society of Italian Studies, UK and Ireland Jan 2013-2019
Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Italian Cinema and Media (US) 2012
Member of Editorial Board of Modern Language Open (Journal) 2014
Member of Peer Review College of the Arts and Humanities Council (AHRC), UK 2012
Co-director and founding member of B-Film, the Centre for Film Studies at University of Birmingham 2014
External Examiner, University of Leeds (Italian Studies) 2011
External Examiner, University of Exeter (UG Italian and MPhil Translation Studies) 2014
External Examiner, University College, Cork 2015
Details Date From Date To
Member of Society for Italian Studies UK and Ireland October 2000 Present
Fellow of the Higher Education Authority, UK 2010 present
Member of the American Association of Italian Studies (AAIS) 2017 present
Brook, Clodagh, Florian Mussgnug, Giuliana Pieri , Interart/Intermedia: Italian Arts from Futurism to Digital Convergence, Legenda, 2021, Notes: [Co-authored book. Major output from AHRC-funded grant, Interdisciplinary Italy ], Book, ACCEPTED
Brook, Clodagh, Screening Religions in Italy: Contemporary Italian Cinema and Television in the Public Sphere , Toronto, University of Toronto Press , 2019, 240pp, Book, PUBLISHED
Brook, Clodagh, G. Pieri, F, Mussgnug, 'The Making of Modern Italy; Art and Design in the Early 1960s', Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art , London , Estorick Collection , 2019, -, Notes: [The exhibition is part of the AHRC-funded Interdisciplinary Italy project (2014-2019) for which Brook was PI. ], Exhibition, PUBLISHED
Italian Studies Special Issue: Open Works: Italian Creative Intermediality, (2019), Brook, Clodagh; Mussgnug, F.; Pieri, G., [eds.], 2019, Journal, PUBLISHED
Brook, Clodagh , 'Interdisciplinary Italy website', Interdisciplinary Italy (AHRC project), 2018, -, Digital research resource production, PUBLISHED
Clodagh Brook, Florian Mussgnug, Giuliana Pieri, Interdisciplinarity in Italian Studies, Italian Studies, 72, (4), 2017, p380 - 392, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Clodagh Brook, Post-Secular Identity in Contemporary Italian Cinema: Nostalgia for Catholic Values and the Suppression of History', Modern Italy, 22, (2), 2017, p197 - 212, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Clodagh Brook, Italianistica in Gran Bretagna: tra interdisciplinarità e tradizione', Rassegna della letteratura italiana , 120, (1:2), 2016, p207 - 217, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Clodagh Brook, Emanuela Patti, Italian transmedia storytelling: Storie e narrazioni attraverso i media , Italy, Mimesis, 2015, 1 - 257pp, Notes: [Includes substantial introduction], Book, PUBLISHED
Interdisciplinary Italy: Disciplines, Inter-disciplines and Multimediality in, editor(s)Marco Gargiulo , Lingua e cultura italiana nei mass media: uno sguardo interdisciplinare, Rome, Aracne, 2014, pp13 - 32, [Clodagh Brook, Giuliana Pieri], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED

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PI on Marie Sklodowska-Cure Postdoctoral Fellowship (Dr Lima) 2018-2020
PI on Interdisciplinary Italy AHRC grant (International Co-I in 2017, as PIs have to be resident in UK) 2015-present
PI on Interdisciplinary Italy, AHRC networking grant 2012-2014
Co-I on British Academy Larger Research Grants for 'Resisting the Tide' 2007-2009
AHRC Leave scheme to write monograph of Marco Bellocchio, filmmaker 2007-2008