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Dr Vera Castiglione

Dr Vera Castiglione

Dr Vera Castiglione
MA (Venice), PhD(Bristol)

Deputy Language Director

Office 2.74, 21 Woodland Rd
19 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TE
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 3318005

Research summary

I am Deputy Language Director for Italian. I design, shape and coordinate language units on both the BA and the UWLP programmes.

I am also Engagement Opportunities Champion for the School of Modern Languages, leading on a number of extracurricular and community initiatives with an emphasis on intercultural communication and global citizenship.

As a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy I am a committed member of the teaching and learning scholarly community and I carry out research on intercultural projects, student engagement and critical pedagogy.

Finally, I am passionate about promoting equality and inclusion at all levels and contribute ...

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Biography/ About

I was born in Trapani, Sicily, went on to study French and Spanish at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and completed my education at the University of Bristol with a PhD in French Studies.

Whilst working on my PhD I lectured at the University of Bristol, the University of the West of England and the University of Wales Aberystwyth. I taught modules in Italian and French language as well as in Modern Italian Literature and in Nineteenth-Century French novel. After completing my PhD, I carried out academic work in the field of Comparative Literature for the University ...

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