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Arianna Dagnino
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Arianna Dagnino’s cultural and professional experience crosses many borders and four continents. Born in Genoa, Italy, she studied in London, Moscow and Boston before entering journalism and international reporting, which led her to spend several years in Southern Africa and Australia. She currently lectures in Italian Studies and conducts research in the fields of Transcultural Studies and Translation Studies at the University of British Columbia after earning a PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of South Australia and a SSHRC postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Ottawa/School of Translation. She has published books – both in Italian and English – of fiction and creative nonfiction, as well as essays on digital technologies, global mobility and transcultural flows. Among them, Transcultural Writers and Novels in the Age of Global Mobility (Purdue UP, 2015), Fossili (Fazi Editore, 2010), Jesus Christ Cyberstar (Ipoc, 2009), Uoma (Mursia, 2000) and I nuovi nomadi (Castelvecchi, 1996). Dagnino is a member of the Writers’ Union of Canada, the Literary Translators’ Association of Canada and the Society of Translators and Interpreters of British Columbia. She holds Italian, Australian and Canadian citizenship. Settler in Vancouver on the unceded traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

Books by Arianna Dagnino

The Afrikaner