Mauro Resmini

Mauro Resmini

Mauro_Resmini@brown.edu
Year entered: 2008

Mauro Resmini is a Ph.D. candidate in Modern Culture and Media and Italian Studies. He received his BA in Media Studies from the Department of Political Science at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan (Italy) in 2003; then he received his MA (laurea magistralis summa cum laude) in Theory and Techniques of Media Communication – with a specific focus on film theory – from the Department of Literature and Philosophy at the same university in 2006, with a dissertation about the role of the face in contemporary post-noir cinema. After graduation, he worked as a journalist and film critic, and he pursued his collaboration with the academia as a teaching assistant at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore for the “Film Semiology” and “History and Critique of Cinema” classes. He is also one of the contributors of “Segnocinema”, a review of cinema and film studies, for which he wrote various essays since 2005. He is currently enrolled in a special PhD program in Visual Studies, sponsored by the Department of Italian Studies and the Department of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University. His research interests include film theory, semiotics, psychoanalysis, contemporary American and Italian cinema, digital cinema and comics