Aurora Donzelli

Note: on leave yearlong

BA, MA, University of Pavia, Italy. PhD, University of Milan-Bicocca. Special interests in linguistic anthropology, political oratory and ritual speech, vernacular practical philosophies, ethnopoetics, missionization, and the emergence of colonial discourse genres; ethnographic fieldwork in Southeast Asia (upland Sulawesi and East Timor); author of several articles on language and ethnicity, local theories of action, power and emotions, verbal art, and language ideologies. FCT postdoctoral research fellow at Institute of Theoretical and Computational Linguistics, Lisbon, and Endangered Languages Academic Programme (SOAS), London. SLC, 2009–

Undergraduate discipline: Anthropology

Courses taught in Anthropology

Courses from previous years

  • Language and the Poetics of Emotions
  • Love in the Time of Neoliberalism: Grammars of Affect and Cultures of Capitalism
  • The Power of Words: The Linguistic Imagination Between Emancipation and Domination
  • Global Flows and Frictions in Southeast Asia and Beyond
  • The Power of Words: Language, Hegemony, and Social Inequality
  • Cultures of the Colonial Encounter
  • The Power of Words: Language, Hegemony, and Social Inequality

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