Fabio Domenico PALUMBO

University of Messina (Italy)

Fabio D. PALUMBO holds a PhD in Aesthetics from Università degli Studi di Messina (Italy), and is currently an honorary fellow at the Department of Ancient and Modern Civilizations at the same University. His field of research includes Postmodernism and Psychoanalysis, focusing mainly on Gilles Deleuze and Jacques Lacan. He is also interested in the philosophical implications and interpretations of Japanese and East Asian pop culture.

 

Participation in MUTUAL IMAGES RESEARCH ASSOCIATION events

 

 

MUTUAL IMAGES 3rd International Workshop (2015):

Japanese Pop Cultures in Europe Today: Economic Challenged, Mediated Notions, Future Opportunities

Participant:

"Imaginary identifications: European pop culture through the Japanese looking-glass"

(co-authored with Domenica G. CALABRO)

 

MUTUAL IMAGES 4th International Workshop (2016):

Fictionality in representations of Japan and Europe from a cross-cultural perspective

Participant:

"Telling stories about Japan: contemporary Italian literature re-inventing Japan" 

 

MUTUAL IMAGES 5th International Workshop (2017):

Japan and Asia: Representations of Selfness and Otherness

Participant:

"Japan and Korea in the mirror of cinema: Selfness and Otherness between mutual understanding and recurrent nationalisms "

 

 

Publications with Mutual Images Journal

 

Vol. 2 (Winter 2017):

Japanese Pop Cultures in Europe Today: Economic Challenged, Mediated Notions, Future Opportunities

"Japanese pop culture, identification, and socialization: The case of an Italian webcommunity

(p. 137-184) - (co-authored with Domenica G. CALABRO)

 

Vol. 3 (Autumn 2017):

Visuality and Fictionality of Japan and Europe in a Cross-Cultural Framework

"Telling stories about the “Land of the Rising Sun”: contemporary Italian literature re-inventing Japan" (p. 5-25)

 

Vol. 4 (Spring 2018):

Japan and Asia: Representations of Selfness and Otherness

"Japan and Korea in the mirror of cinema: Selfness and Otherness between mutual understanding and recurrent nationalisms" (P. 34-61)

 

 

Involvement with MUTUAL IMAGES RESEARCH ASSOCIATION

 

 

Member of MUTUAL IMAGES RESEARCH ASSOCIATION Board: Secretary since 2017

 

Member of the  Editorial Board of Mutual Images Journal