Anna Maria Lorusso

Anna Maria Lorusso is an Associate professor in the Department of Arts of Bologna University, where she teaches Semiotics, Semiotics of Culture, and Analysis of Information. From 2017 until 2021 she was President of the Italian Association of Semiotics. Her research is focused on the Semiotics of culture, with two main fields of research: cultural memory, and logic of information (post-truth, fake news, etc.). She is the Principal Researcher of the UE Marie Curie project “SPEME - Questioning Traumatic Heritage. Spaces of Memory in Europe, Argentina, Colombia”, in collaboration with the University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires (Argentina), Universidad Nacional de Bogota (Colombia), and University of Amsterdam (Netherlands). She has also worked in the coordination unit of the UE project “MEMOSUR - A Lesson for Europe: Memory, Trauma and Reconciliation in Chile and Argentina”, in collaboration with Universidad Nacional de Cordoba (Argentina), Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Nottingham University (UK). Among her last books in English are MemoSur/MemoSouth. Memory, Commemoration and Trauma in Post-Dictatorship Argentina and Chile (eds, along with A. Sharman, M. Grass Kleiner, and S. Savoini London, Critical, Cultural and Communications Press, 2017), Cultural Semiotics (London, Palgrave-MacMillan, 2016).