Carla Locatelli

Corso Bettini, 84 - 38068 Rovereto
carla.locatelli[at]unitn [dot] it

Carla Locatelli is Professor of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature at the University of Trento (Italy).

She is the  President of Asea-Uninet (ASEAN-European Academic University Network).

She is the Honoray Vice-Rector for International Agreements at the University of Trento (Italy). From 2005 to 2015, she has been the Vice-Rector for Internationalization at the University of Trento (Italy), and has been also a Member of the Academic Senate (from 2012 to 2015).

She has been Director of the area of the Humanities in the Post-Master School of Specialization for secondary teacher training, and has served as Graduate Chair for the Doctorate school in the Department of Philological and Historical Sciences of the University of Trento.

She was one of the founders of the Società Italiana delle Letterate (Italian Society of Women in Literature), of which she was the Vice-President from 2000 to 2003.

Since 1995 he has been a member of the Italian National Committee for the Evaluation of Research  of the Italian Ministry of Education.

She is a member of the Editorial Boards of the journals: Testuale; The European Journal of Women's Studies and of the electronic Journal Limite(e) Beckett ( She is also on the International Advisory Board of The Philippine Humanities Review, and is an international contributor regarding Higher Education to  the Global Business Review Journal (Burapha University).

Her main areas of research and teaching are: literary theory, semiotics, hermeneutics, women studies (theory), and comparative literature (particularly Italian, English, American, French, and Filipino).

Carla Locatelli has been Exchange Research Fellow at the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2004, and Senior Fulbright Fellow at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana in 2002. During her participation to the International Visitor's Program (I.V.P.) of the USIA in 1983, she developed professional contacts with several US Universities.

She has lectured extensively in Europe, the US, and Asia (Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam).

Among her publications are 17 volumes (some edited), and approximately 160 articles and contributions to volumes, and reference works.

In 2013 she received a Certificate for Outstanding Contribution  to the  ASEAN- Network  in the field of Higher Education from the Minister of Higher Education, Malaysia (YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin)


January 2016.