Bianca Sulpasso

bianca.sulpasso@unimc.it

SSD L-LIN/21
Letteratura russa
Professoressa Associata

Breve profilo

Associate professor, vice Dean of the Department of Humanities, University of Macerata, Italy Faculty, PhD Program “Dottorato di Studi Comparati: Lingue, letterature, formazione”, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”. From 2015 member of the editorial board of “Studi Slavistici” on-line journal of the Association of Italian Slavists (<http://ejour-fup.unifi.it/index.php/ss>).

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

PhD in Slavic Studies, University of Rome “La Sapienza,” 2006 (L-LIN/21). (Title: “Una ‘confessione di fede’ nella letteratura libertina russa: la satira ai vecchi credenti nel ciclo di Olsuf’ev”, director: prof. Stefano Garzonio; co-director: prof. Cesare G. De Michelis).
Visiting professor, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of California, Los Angeles (July-September 2015).
Visiting scholar, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of California, Los Angeles (July-August 2013, August 2010, August 2008).
Visiting researcher, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of California, Los Angeles (June-September 2005).
Research activities at the Libraries and Archives of Moscow (RGALI, RGB) and Saint Petersburg (RNB, IRLI, June-August 2003).
M.A. in Russian Language and Literature, The University of Rome “Tor Vergata” (title:“Nina Petrovskaja e l’età d’argento”, thesis supervisors: prof. Cesare G. De Michelis; prof. Marina Ciccarini), 2001/2002, with honors.
Visiting researcher, Russian State University for the Humanities in Moscow (July 20, 2011- December 20, 2001, May-July 2000, August-October 1999).
Visiting researcher, St. Petersburg State University (July-September 1998).

EMPLOYMENT

University of Macerata, 2009-present;
University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, 2008-2012;
University of Pisa, 2006-2008;
University of Molise, 2005-2006;

RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Research fellow, University of Venice, Ca’ Foscari (May-November 2009).
Research fellow, University of Rome “Tor Vergata” (December-July 2004).
Research fellow, University of Pisa, research topic: Russian in Italy, Russian archives in Italy: Map of funds, on-line dictionary of emigration, edition of unpublished material University of Salerno (April 2009 -August 2010).
Research fellow, University of Pisa, research topic: Russian in Italy, Russian archives in   Italy: Map of funds, on-line dictionary of emigration, edition of unpublished material (2006-2007) Research fellow, University of Salerno, research topic: Roman archive of V. Ivanov (2005- 2006).
Grant from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2000-2001).

CONFERENCES

• Co-organizer, November 2015, University of Macerata, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Esorcismi col riso. Velimir Chlebnikov a 130 anni dalla nascita, Roma-Macerata 23-25 novembre 2015;
• Co-organizer, November 2014: University of Pisa (study seminar), Scrittori russi ed emigrazione, November 16, 2014;
• Co-organizer, May 2014: University of Macerata, Settimana russa a Macerata, May 4-9, 2014;
• Co-organizer, September 2013: University of Pisa, Emigrazione russa in Italia: periodici, editoria ed archivi (1900-1940), September 18-19, 2013;
• October 2015: Title of paper: “Ital’janskoe putesestvie Andreja Belogo: ot ocherkov v gazete ‘Rech’’ k ‘Putevych zametkam”, International conference ““Andrej Belyj v izmenjajuščemsja mire”, Moscow, Gosudarstvennyj muzej A.S. Puškina; Memorial’naja kvartira Andreja Belogo, October 26-31/2015;
• March 2015: Title of paper: “I poeti degli Urali”, Università degli Studi di Torino, International conference “Disappartenenze. Figure del distacco e altre solitudini nelle letterature dell’Europa Centro-orientale”, March 5-6/2015;
• November 2014: Title of paper: “Novye materialy k rekonstrukcii žizni I tvorcestva N. Ottokara v Italii”, Moskva, Dom russkogo zarubež’ja, International conference “Italija i russkie medievisty”, November 25-26/2014;
• October 2014: Title of paper: “Ob istorii ital’janskoj slavistiki”, Tokyo, Sophia University, October 22/2014;
• June 2014: Title of paper: “Evaluating the Humanities: the ANVUR Proposal for a Bibliographical Database System”, international workshop: “Quality representations in the SSH in an evaluative context”, Rennes, Maison des sciences de l’homme en Bretagne, June 2- 3/2014;
• May 2014: Introduction to the exhibition: “Progulka. Russkij 1870-1920”, May 20/ 2014, Muzej goroda, Moskva;
• May 2014: “N. Lilin e della sua Educazione siberiana”, international conference: “La verità del falso”, Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”, May 2014;
• April 2014: Title of Paper: “Giovanni Papini e Vjačeslav Ivanov”, international conference: “Dioniso e culti predionisiaci di Vjacˇeslav Ivanov: concetti e idee nel contesto contemporaneo”, Istituto Nazionale di Studi romani, Roma, April 14/ 2014;
• December 2013: Title of Paper: “Stranicy iz nekanonicˇeskoj istorii russkoj literatury XVIII veka: evoljucija literaturnogo obraza staroobriadca”, international conference: “From the Classicism to Avant-Garde: in Memoriam Ilya Serman“, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Gerusalemme, December 3-5/ 2013;
• September 2013: Title of Paper: “Raby nemogo”: Predvaritel’nye zamečanija k istorii russkoj kinoemigracii v Italii, international conference: “Russkaja emigracija v Italii: zˇurnaly, izdanija i archivy (1900-1940). Emigrazione russa in Italia: periodici, editoria ed archivi (1900-1940)”, Università di Pisa, September 18-19/ 2013;
• April 2013: speaker at the roundtable: “Russkaja Italija: problemy izučenija”: obsuždenie knigi Gardzonio, B. Sul’passo, Moscow, Dom Russkogo Zarubež’ja im. Solženicyna;
• November 2012: Title of paper: “I luoghi della Roma 1917-1922”, Centro Russo di Scienza e Cultura, Roma;
• October 2012: Stanford University, speaker at the roundtable “25 Years of Stanford Slavic Studies: Reflections on World Slavistics Today”, Stanford University, Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages (other speakers: Lazar Fleishman, Stefano Garzonio);
• February 2012: Title of paper: “Oskolki russkogo Rima po archivnym materialam biblioteki Gogolja”, international conference: “Obrazy Italii v Rossii-Peterburge-Puškinskom dome”, Puškinskij dom, SPb;
• December 2011: Lecture: “Tradurre Prilepin”, Casa delle traduzioni, Rome;
• October 2011: Title of paper: “Archiv biblioteki V. Gogolja v Nacional’noj Biblioteke Rima”, international conference: “Italija v rossijskich archivach – Rossija v ital’janskich archivach”, University of Moscew RGGU;
• September 2011: Title of paper: “S. Przybyszewski nella cultura russa dell’età d’argento” S. Przybyszewski in Russian Silver Age culture, Faenza, V Congresso Italiano di Slavistica, “Confini, separazioni e processi di integrazione nel mondo slavo fra storia, cultura, lingue e letterature”;
• June 2011: Title of paper: Process Marii Tarnovskoj: ot chroniki do ekrana, Moskva, Institut russkogo jazyka;
• May 2010: with S. Garzonio, title of paper “Obščestvennaja i kul’turnaja chronika russkogo Rima: 1917-1922 (Mesta. Sobytija. Teksty)”, international conference: “Le muse inquietanti (Per una storia dei rapporti culturali russo-italiani nei secoli XVIII-XX)”, University of Salerno;
• January 2010: Title of paper “Meždu literaturoj i bytom: satira na staroverov v cikle Adama Olsuf’eva”, 2010 Meeting Study Group on Eighteenth-Century Russia, Hoddesdon;
• November 2009: with S. Garzonio, title of paper: “Političeskaja i kul’turnaja žizn’ russkoj kolonii v Rime po materialam Archiva biblioteki Gogolja”, international conference: “Ot Bunina do Pasternaka: russkaja literatura v zarubežnom vosprijatii (k jubilejam prisuždenija Nobelevskoj premii russkim pisateljam)”, Moscow, Dom russkogo zarubež’ja, 16-19 novembre 2009;
• July 2009: Title of paper “Olsuf’eviana: a “Confession of Faith” in Russian obscene verse”; interanational conference: “Study Group on Eighteenth-Century Russia VIII International Conference”, Van Mildert College, Durham University England;
• May 2009: Title of paper “Kavikkioli – korrespondent Vjačeslava Ivanova”, international conference: «Russkie v Italii», Moscow, Dom russkogo zarubež’ja;
• May 2008: Title of paper: “Percorsi musicali dell’emigrazione russa in Italia: Aleksandr Barjanskij”, international conference: “http://www.russinitalia.it: l’emigrazione russa in Italia online”, University of Venice Ca’ Foscari;
• June 2007: Title of paper: “Otryvki pamjati iz doma Ivanova”, Centro Internazionale di ricerca Russia-Italia, Salerno;
• May 2007: Title of paper: “Ten’ Vavilona i eë poetičeskaja funkcija v teatre Vladimira Sorokina”, international conference: “Lingvistika i poetika v načale tret’ego tysjačeletija”, Moscow, Institut Russkogo Jazyka;
• December 2005: Title of paper: “Cikl Adama Olsuf’eva i barkovščina” University of Kazan’ (Federazione Russa);
• October 2005: Title of paper: “Andrej Belyj i Nina Petrovskaja v izmenjajuščemsja mire”, international conference: “Andrej Belyj v izmenjajuščemsja mire”, Moscow, Gosudarstvennyj muzej A.S. Puškina; Memorial’naja kvartira Andreja Belogo;
• September 2005: Title of paper: “Anticlericalism in Russian Obscene Verse: The Cycle of Adam Olsuf’ev”, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures of USC – University of Southern California in Los Angeles (California – USA);
• January 2004: Title of paper: “Cikl Adama Olsuf’eva”, University of Rome “La Sapienza”;
• December 2004: Speaker at the roundtable “Dove va la Russia?”, organized by the publisher Voland (other speakers: Mario Caramitti, Vladislav Otrošenko, Alessandra Petrova, Dmitrij Prigov, C De Michelis);

EXHIBITIONS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES

• May 2014: Preparation of the project and exhibition (with Olga Strada): “Progulka. Russkij Rim. 1870-1920”, held in Moscow, Muzej goroda (May 2014). The exhibition was sponsored by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
• May 2014: Preparation of the project and exhibition: “Libri donati dal Centro per lo studio dell’emigrazione intitolato ad Solženicyn”, University of Macerata.
• March 2012: Preparation of the project and exhibition: “La comunità russa a Roma (1900- 1940)”, Rome, National Central Library of Rome, (March 2012).
• October 2011: Preparation of the project and exhibition: “”… skitanij pristan’, večnyj Rim”: russkaja obščina v stolice Italii (1900-1940)” held in Moscow, RGGU (October 2011). The exhibition was sponsored by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The exhibition was then also held in St. Petersburg at the Academy of Sciences, Puškinskij Dom, and opened on February 16, 2012.

– Description of Correspondence in Italian preserved in the Roman Archive of V.Ivanov (http://www.russinitalia.it).

PRIZES AND AWARDS FOR SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

• 2000-2001 – Grant by the Government of the Russian Federation to work at the RGGU, Moscow
• 2002 – Acknowledgment of distinction for the thesis “Nina Petrovskaja e l’età d’argento”.
• 2011 – winner of funding by the Russian Federal Agency for Press and Mass Communication as part of the program “Kul’tura Rossii” for the publication of the scholarly monograph, “Oskolki russkoj Issledovanija i materialy. Kn. 1” (co-author S. Garzonio)
• 2011 – the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs sponsorship of the exhibition “… Skitanij pristan’, vechnyj Rim’: russkaja obshchina v stolice Italii (1900-1940)”
• 2014 – the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs sponsorship of the exhibition “Progulka. Russkij Rim. 1870-1920”.