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Mirta Roncagalli

PhD Candidate

French, Hispanic & Italian Studies

Faculty of Arts

Research Themes: 

The Communicating Mind and Body

Mirta Roncagalli is a first-year PhD Student in Hispanic Studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada).

She received her BA in Languages and Linguistics (with a minor in International Relations) form Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (Italy) and her Double MA in Comparative Literatures from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (Italy) and University of Huelva (Spain). She also studied and researched in the following institutions: University of Bristol (UK), University of Zaragoza (Spain) and Georgia State University (US).

Primary Research Interests: She is interested both in linguistics and literature studies, which she likes to combine with philosophical and psychological concepts. Lately she has been studying the semantic and pragmatic elements of sing languages, while her current research focuses on the spatial representations in Italian and Spanish Contemporary Literatures and Arts (including cyber-art).