Scripting the Globe: Exhibition opening

Institute for Cultural Practices

In December we had the opportunity to co-curate the “Scripting the Globe” exhibition with Dr Francesca Billiani and Dr Mila Milani. Our involvement began when we received an e-mail soliciting Museology-based students to collaborate with the Italian Studies department on this project. Four Masters Art Gallery and Museum Studies students volunteered: Krista Goodfellow, Sonia Llewelyn, Michelle Kenner, and Madeleine Witek. Additionally, a Museology PhD student, Chiara Zuanni, joined the team.

Image Exhibition flyer courtesy of Jeremy Poyner (

“Scripting the Globe” is part of a larger AHRC-funded project, “Mapping Literary Space: Italian Intellectuals, Literary Journals, Publishing Firms 1940-1960” ( ) led by Dr Francesca Billiani (University of Manchester) and Dr Daniela La Penna (University of Reading). The project aims to showcase the impact and wide network of Italian literary journals following the Second World War. More specifically, it displays for the first time new archival materials demonstrating the relationships between…

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