Florian Mussgnug#

Florian Mussgnug
Membership Number:6353
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2020 Professor of Comparative Literature and Italian Studies, University College London
  • 2014 - 2020 Associate Professor (Reader) in Italian and Comparative Literature, University College London
  • 2004 - 2014 University Lecturer in Italian Literature, Department of Italian, University College London
  • 2002 - 2003 Postgraduate Teaching Assistant, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, University of Pisa
  • 2022 - 2023 Visiting Research Fellow, Heidelberg University, Käte Hamburger Kolleg für Apokalyptische Studien (CAPAS)
  • 2022 - 2023 Fixed-term double appointment (0.5), Comparative Literature, Roma Tre University, Rome.
  • 2021 - 2022 Visiting Professor of Comparative Literature, La Sapienza University Rome
  • 2019 - 2020 Visiting Professor of Literary Theory and Criticism, Roma Tre University, Rome
  • 2017 Honorary Professorial Fellow, International PhD Programme, University of Siena
  • 2017 - 2018 Research Fellow, British School at Rome
  • 2005 - 2006 Visiting Lecturer in Italian Literature, University of Oxford

Fields of Scholarship
  • Theories of authorship, genre and mode
  • Creative critical writing, co-creative research
  • Religious and secular apocalyptic storytelling
  • Narratives of emergency, catastrophe, resilience
  • Posthumanism and critical animal studies
  • Twentieth and twenty-first century literature and culture in Italian, English and German
  • Comparative literature, world literature
  • Intermediality, interdisciplinarity
  • Anthropocene studies, environmental humanities, sustainability as cultural practice
  • Modernism, postmodernism and the avant-garde

Honours and Awards
  • 2022 Visiting Research Fellowship, Heidelberg University, Käte Hamburger Kolleg für Apokalyptische Studien (CAPAS)
  • 2022 Secretary of ICLA Coordinating Committee, Comparative History of Literatures in European Languages (CHLEL)
  • 2021 Chair of Languages and Literature Evaluation Panel, Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal (FCT)
  • 2021 Member of the Italian National Assessment Panel for Comparative Literature (VQR 2015-2019 L-FIL-LET/14)
  • 2016 Member of the Italian National Assessment Panel for Modern Italian Literature (VQR 2011-2014 L-FIL-LET/10)
  • 2012 Edinburgh Gadda Prize: Joint Winner (Category: Best Scholarly Work on Italian Prose Literature)
  • 2011 Premio Flaiano Internazionale: Shortlisted UK Candidate (Category: Italian Studies)
  • 2002 Premio Nicoletta Quinto: Best International Early Career Scholar in Italian Studies
  • 1998 Oxford University Gibbs Prize: best overall performance Modern Languages Joint Honours

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