Raffaella Scarpa

Born: Turin, Italy, 04.05.1971

Address: University of Turin, Dep. of Humanistic Studies , Via San Ottavio 20 – 10124 Turin, I-Italy

Phone (office): +39.011.6704772 More »

Email: raffaella.scarpa@unito.it

Assistant professor of Italian Linguistics
Department of Humanistic Studies, University of Turin


AREA OF SPECIALIZATION

History of the Italian language, Italian Stylistics and Metrics

AREAS OF COMPETENCE
History of the Italian language, Italian Stylistics and Metrics, Language of Medicine

CURRENT RESEARCHES
Syntax and Rhetoric, Psychopathology of language

EDUCATION

Since 2005 Assistant professor in Italian Linguistics.
2001-2004 Adjunct professor of Italian Language, Department of Literature and Philology, University of Turin
2003-2005 Adjunct professor of Italian Language for the Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Publishing and Multimedia Studies, University of Turin.
2001 Phd. Thesis in Italian Stylistics and Metrics: Comportamenti metrici del sonetto nel Novecento [Metrical behavior within 20th century sonnet].
1998-2000 Ph.D. in Linguistic, Philological and Literary Studies, University of Pavia.
1995 Degree in History of the Italian Language cum laude and publication recommendeds: Pausa metrica e pausa sintattica [Metrical pause and syntactic pause], scientific supervision Prof. Gian Luigi Beccaria.


PUBLICATIONS

Books

(2004) Sintassi e respiro nei sonetti Syntax and breathing brakes in sonnets by Giorgio Caproni, Alessandria, dell’Orso eds., 2004.
(2005) Parola plurale. Sessantaquattro poeti italiani fra due secoli Plural Word. Sixty-four Italian poets between two centuries, authors: A. Cortellessa, C. Bello, G. Alfano, R. Scarpa, P. Zublena, A. Baldacci, M. Manganelli, Rome, Luca Sossella eds.
(2007) Le lingue degli italiani The languages of Italians, authors: G.L. Beccaria e R. Scarpa, Rome, Editalia eds., Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato eds.
(2011) Secondo Novecento. Lingua, stile, metrica Second half of the 20th century. Language, style, metrics, Alessandria, dell’Orso Eds.
(2012) Forme del sonetto. La tradizione italiana e il Novecento Forms of the Sonnet. The Italian tradition and the 20th century, Rome, Carocci Eds., 2012.
(2012) La questione della lingua. Antologia di testi da Dante a oggi The Language Issue. Anthology of texts from Dante to the present day, Rome, Carocci Eds.
(2012) Cesare Mocca, Discorsi preservativi e curativi della peste col modo di purgare le case & le robbe appestate Treatises on Preserving and Healing the effects of the plague and how to purge houses and plague-stricken things, editing and introduction by Raffaella Scarpa, Firenze, Olschki Eds., 2012.
(2013) Giorgio Caproni, Prose critiche Critical Proses, editing and introduction by Raffaella Scarpa; preface by Gian Luigi Beccaria, Turin, Nino Aragno Eds., 2012, 4 vv.
(2013) Il caso new realism. La lingua del dibattito filosofico contemporaneo The new realism case. The language of contemporary philosophical debate, Milano-Udine, Mimesis Eds.

ARTICLES

(1994) Il bisbiglio nel gineceo, in AA.VV. Whispers in the harem, Various Authors, in Carola Prosperi. Una scrittrice “non” femminista, Carola Prosperi. A “non” feminist writer, records of the Seminar held on April 3rd, 1993, Firenze, Olschki Eds.
(1997) Intorno al silenzio. Note sulla pausa metrica On silence. Notes on the metrical pause, curators: G. Devoto-S. Verdino, Per Giorgio Caproni, Genoa, San Marco dei Giustiniani Eds.
(1999) “Cronache letterarie” di Giorgio Caproni The Chronicles of Literature by Giorgio Caproni in Nell’opera di Giorgio Caproni, in «Istmi», 5th & 6th no.
(2001) Tecniche reticenti nella poesia di Giorgio Caproni Reticent techniques in Giorgio Caproni’s poetry, in «Lingua e Stile», XXXVI yr, 1st no.
(2001) “Poesia e poetiche a priori” “A priori” poetry and poetics, in G. L. Beccaria’s and C. Marello’s La parola al testo. Miscellanea per Bice Mortara Garavelli Word to the text. Miscellanea for Bice Mortara Garavelli, Alessandria, dell’Orso Eds.
(2002) And I crumb who’d not coagulate. Avvicinamenti alle prose di Amelia Rosselli, “Approach to the prose of Amelia Rosselli”, in La prosa nel corpo della poesia Prose inside the poem’s body, in «Istmi», 11th & 12th no.
(2002) Procedimenti reticenti nella poesia di Giorgio Caproni Reticent proceedures in Giorgio Caproni’s poetry, in L.W. Petersen, B. Grundtvig and P.S. Lausten’s: Il detto e il non detto The said and the unsaid records of the International Conference (Copenhagen, November 1998), Firenze, Franco Cesati Eds.
(2003) Endecasillabo e verso libero nella poesia degli anni ’60 e ’70 hendecasyllable and free verse poetry of the 60s and 70s, in S. Giovannuzzi’s Gli anni ’60 e ’70 in Italia. Due decenni di ricerca poetica …Two decades of research in poetry, Genoa, Giorgio e Lilli Devoto Fund., San Marco dei Giustiniani Eds.
(2004) Simboli-Sibili-Ibridi. Appunti su “Vocativo” di Andrea Zanzotto Symbols-Hisses-Hybrids. Notes on “Vocativo” by A. Zanzotto, in G. Tuzet’s: Simboli in versi Symbols in verses in «Quaderni Aquileiesi», 9th no.
(2005) Denotazioni/clic. Visibilia fotografiche di Andrea Zanzotto Denotations/click. Andrea Zanzotto’s photographic visibilia, in A. Dolfi’s: Poesia e fotografia Poetry and Photography, Rome, Carocci Eds.
(2005) Gli stili semplici Simple styles, in Parola plurale, authors: A. Cortellessa, C. Bello, G. Alfano, R. Scarpa, P. Zublena, A. Baldacci, M. Manganelli, Roma, Luca Sossella Eds., 2005
(2007) Poesia per procura. Caproni recensore e Pasolini Poetry by proxy. Caproni as a reviewer and Pasolini, in «il Verri», VII yr., Sep.
(2008) La musica leggera nella poesia di Andrea Zanzotto in Nove Novecento Easy listening music in Andrea Zanzotto’s poetry in Nove Novecento, edited by M. Pregliasco, Alessandria, dell’Orso Eds.
(2009) La citazione “leggera” di Andrea Zanzotto, in La citazione The “easy” quote by Andrea Zanotto, records of the July 2003 Interuniversity Convention in Bressanone, Padova, Esedra eds.
(2010) Gli effetti della lingua nella malattia. Valori retorici del silenzio e della parola The effects of language on illness. Rhetorical values of silence and speech, Turin, Fondazione Colonnetti
(2010) Prospettive per un approccio linguistico al disagio psichico Prospects for a linguistic approach to mental illness in «Tendenze nuove», 4th & 5th no., Oct.
(2010) Note sulle poesie di Furio Jesi Notes on the poems by Furio Jesi, in «Riga» a cura di M. Belpoliti e E. Manera, 31st no., Nov.
(2011) La nube dei commenti The cloud of comments, in «Alfabeta2», Mar.
(2011) Incontro tra linguistica e medicina the meeting of linguistics and medicine, in «Turin Medica», XXII yr.
(2011) Lacan e la dimensione linguistica nel rapporto psicoterapeutico Lacan and the linguistic dimension in psychotherapeutic relationships, in «L’Indice dei Libri del Mese», Jun.
(2011) La passione critica di Angelo Guglielmi Angelo Guglielmi’s critical passion, in «L’Indice dei Libri del Mese», Jan.
(2012) Metro e ritmo nella poesia italiana. Guida anomala ai fondamenti della versificazione Metre and rhythm in Italian poetry. Anomalous guide to the fundamentals of versification, in «Lingua e Stile», 1st no, Jun.

TALKS

(1993) “La lingua delle prose giornalistiche di Carola Prosperi” The language in Carola Prosperi’s journalistic prose, International Conference “Carola Prosperi. A non-feminist writer”; University of Turin.
(1997) “Le prose giornalistiche di Giorgio Caproni”The journalistic prose of Giorgio Caproni, for the International Conference “Per Giorgio Caproni”, Genoa.
(1998) “Modalità sintattiche dei libretti di manutenzione e uso delle auto FIAT dalla 500 alla Punto” FIAT’s maintenance and instruction booklets from the 500 to the Punto model according to syntax, International Conference “I linguaggi settoriali” Sectorial languages, University of Turin.
(1998) “Procedimenti reticenti in poesia. Tecniche di riconoscimento e classificazione” Reticent forms in poetry. Recognition and classification techniques, at the International Conference “Il detto e il non-detto” The said and the unsaid, Languages Department of the University of Copenhagen.
(1999) “I nomi sacri dei pesci nel dialetto di Terra d’Otranto” The sacred names of fishes in the Terra d’Otranto dialect, “I nomi del sacro”, University of Turin.
(2000) “Metrica e poesia” Metrics and Poetry, “La poesia di Mario Luzi” The poetry of Mario Luzi organized by Turin and Genoa Universities.
(2000) “La pausa metrica. Un approfondimento sulle interruzioni sintattiche in cesura” Pauses in metre. An analysis of syntactic interruptions at the caesura, “Il non detto” The unspoken Universities of Turin and Genoa
(2001) “Lingua di Vocativo” Vocative Language, “Cammino nella poesia di Andrea Zanzotto” A path in the poetry of Andrea Zanzotto, Biennale “Piemonte e Letteratura”, Villa Groppella, Valenza Po.
(2002) “Poesia e punteggiatura” Poetry and punctuation,“La poesia di Ferdinando Bandini” The poetry of Ferdinando Bandini, University of Turin.
(2002) “Valenze pronominali in “Vocativo” di Andrea Zanzotto” pronominal values in “Vocative” by Andrea ,“Poesia and Poetry” , Aquileia.
(2003) “La citazione leggera di Andrea Zanzotto” Andrea Zanzotto’s light quote, for the International Conference “La citazione”, Bressanone.
(2009) “Silenzio e oncologia: il punto di vista del linguista” Silence and oncology: the linguist’s point of view, International Conference “Silenzio e oncologia”, Conference Hall Hotel Royal, Turin.
(2010) “Metodi di analisi formale per la poesia del Novecento” Methods of formal analysis for 20th century poetry, delivered during the Conference on “La letteratura italiana tra tagli e nuove prospettive” Italian literature between cuts and new perspectives, organized by the Faculty of Humanities, 1st/(level) Diploma in Library and Archive Heritage and by ADI and ADI-SD, University of Turin.
(2012) “La lingua del falso” The language of the false conference within the cycle of PhD lessons “Architeettura come menzogna” architecture as a lie, Department of Architecture and Design at the Politecnico of Turin.
(2012) “Caproni critico” Caproni as a critic, International Conference “Caproni Europeo”, University of Genoa
(2012) “Forme sintattiche della scrittura critica di Giorgio Caproni” Syntactic forms of Giorgio Caproni’s critical writing, Studies Conference over “Lingua, stile, figure di Giorgio Caproni” Language, style, figures Giorgio Caproni, University of Milan-Bicocca.
(2012) “Il caso new realism: la lingua del dibattito filosofico contemporaneo” The new realism case: the language of contemporary philosophical debate International Study Conference“Bentornata Welcome back reality, Fondazione Rosselli-Lincei Academy, Rome.
(2013) “Lo sforzo della decifrazione del linguaggio dei folli”, Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici e Fondazione Premio Napoli, Napoli, Palazzo Serra di Cassano.

TEACHING

2011-2013: Italian Stylistics and Metrics, University of Turin
2009-2012: History of the Italian language, University of Turin
2003-2005: Rhetoric, Inter-University Master’s Degree School, University of Turin
2001-2008: Italian Language, University of Turin
1998-2001: Chief of Seminar, History of the Italian Language and Italian Language, University of Turin

SERVICE TO PROFESSION

2013- Director of the Series “Remedia”, Aragno eds.
2013 Founder and member of the Scientific and Organizing Committee of the International Conference Metodi Testo Realtà Methods Text Reality, to be held in Turin on May 7th & 8th, 2013m University of Turin.
2013 Founder and member of the Scientific and Organizing Committee of symposium Medicina e realtà Medicine and reality, Medical Order of Turin, November 2013.
2012- General editing consultant for the “Giornale Internazionale di Arte&Medicina” [International Journal of Arts & Medicine],Umberto Allemandi eds.
2012- Italian Linguistics Section Coordinator at the CIFIS (Interuniversity Centre for Secondary Teacher Training).
2012- Representative of the Italian Linguistics Division, Research Committee, Department of Humanities, University of Turin.
2012- Curator of the Section “Linguaggio sanitario: gli strumenti” [Healthcare language: the tools] of the OMCeO Services in Turin.
2011- Member of the Magazines Assessment Committee, Turin’s University Evaluation Unit.
2011- Member of the Liberal Arts College Committee, High School Teachers Graduate School, University of Turin
2011- Member Scientific board of Classical and Modern Cultures PhD, Doctoral School in Humanities, University of Turin.
2010- ‘CampusNet’ Director and Referee for information within the portal federation and research, for the PhD in Classic and Modern Cultures at the University of Turin.
2008-2010 Supervisor and Coordinator of the Research Project La lingua dell’acuzie psicotica [The language of severe psychosis] carried out at the Department of Mental Health “Giulio Maccaro”, Amedeo di Savoia Hospital of Turin, (ASL TO2).
2008- Member of the Library Department Committee for Liberal ArtsStudies, Liberal Arts College, Department of Humanities, University of Turin.
2008 Member of the Scientific and Organizing Committee of the International Conference: Una lunga fedeltà. La storia della lingua italiana e i suoi metodi, Long lasting loyalty. The history of the Italian language and its methods, Turin October 13th to 15th, 2008.
2004 Member of the Organizing Committee of the International Conference: I cinque sensi. I linguaggi del corpo The five senses. Body languages. Turin, February 12th & 13th, 2004.