Bianca Rita Cataldi was born in Bari in 1992. She graduated in Modern literature and then in Modern philology at Università degli studi di Bari “Aldo Moro”. She is a PhD candidate and Italian tutor at University College Dublin. She is now a resident scholar at UCD Humanities Institute.


  • Bachelor of Arts: Italian Literature, Università degli Studi Aldo Moro (Bari, Italy)

  • Master of Arts: Modern Philology, Università degli Studi Aldo Moro (Bari, Italy)


  • Mosche senza volo: L’utopia di Adriano Olivetti, in Incroci. Semestrale di letteratura e altre scritture, dicembre 2017

Blog Posts


    Ou Topos: The impact of literature and utopia on industrialized Italy and Europe during the twentieth century

    Upcoming Talks and Conferences

    I will present the paper The Mechanical Body: Mankind and Machines in La Macchina Mondiale by Paolo Volponi at the Society for Italian Studies Postgraduate Colloquium at the University of St. Andrews on November 16, 2018


    SIS – Society of Italian Studies

    AAIS: American Association for Italian Studies

    AIPI: Associazione Internazionale Professori di Italiano

    SUS: Society of Utopian Studies

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