Dr. Luca Rizzo

Research assistant in subproject B03 "Canonisation and Diversification in Islamic Law and in Arabic Rhetoric in Comparison"

CRC 1385 "Law and Literature"
Domplatz 6
Room 215
Phone: +49 251 83-28334
l_rizz02@uni-muenster.de

Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies
Schlaunstraße 2, 48143 Münster

Homepage: https://uni-m.academia.edu/LucaRizzo
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/luca-rizzo-36bb7598/

  • Research areas

    • Arabic Language and pre-modern Arabic Literature
    • Rhetoric
    • Text Linguistics
    • Semiotics
  • Academic Positions

    since 10/2019: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Münster
    10/2018-09/2019: Scientific Assistant, University of Münster
    10/2017-02/2018: Teaching Associate, University of Münster
    10/2016-02/2017: Teaching Associate, University of Münster
    09/2015-06/2016: Tutor of Arabic Language, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
    10/2014-12/2014: Teaching Associate, Université de Liège
    09/2013-09/2014: Tutor of Arabic Language, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice


    Education

    09/2015-07/2020: Joint research Ph.D Summa cum Laude between Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (Asian and African Studies) and Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (Arabistik und Islamwissenschaft). Title of the thesis: "New Perspectives on Tawriya: Theory and Practice of Ambiguity"
    06/2014: Intensive course in Mamluk Poetry given by Prof. Dr. Bauer
    09/2011-06/2014: Master in Language and Civilisation of Asia and Mediterranean Africa, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
    01/2013-06/2013: Arabic Language course in Egypt, Cairo, Educational Arabic Language Centre for International Students, Grant from the Egyptian Government
    02/2010-05/2010: Arabic Language course in Syria, Damascus, Arabic teaching Institute for non-Arabic Speakers, Grant from the Syrian Government
    09/2006-11/2009: Bachelor’s degree in foreign Languages, Art, History and Civilisation, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (Arabic and French)
    09/2008-06/2009: ERASMUS Programme, Institut Nationale des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, Paris
    07/2008-08/2008: Arabic Language course in Tunisia, Tunis, Institut Bourguiba des Langues Vivantes

  • Papers presented

    1. "Iqtibās and tawriya. How to Manipulate a Narrative World." 29th Conference of the Union Européenne des Arabisants et Islamisants, September 2018, Münster.
    2. "Tawriya and Semiotics: A New Perspective of Analysis." Eurasian Connections. Graduate Students Workshop, Heidelberg University, May 2018.
    3. "A Walk in Ibn Ḥiǧǧa’s Tawriya-Epigrams." The Racecourse of Literature. An-Nawāǧī and His Contemporaries. International Conference of the Leibnizpreis-Research-Unit Arabische Literatur und Rhetorik Elfhundert bis Achtzehnhundert (ALEA), University of Münster, May 2018.
    4. "La struttura narratologica dell’ambiguità: una prima analisi semiotica della tawriya in alcuni epigrammi arabi di epoca mamelucca (1250-1517)." Seminario Inerzia e solerzia del testo. Genesi, mezzi, esiti dell'agire testuale, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, December 2017.
  • Publications

    1. "The Narrative Structure of Ambiguity. A Semiotic Analysis of a Tawriya-Epigram by Ibn al-ʿAṭṭār (d. 794/1392)." in Texts in Between Action and Non-Action. Genesis, Strategies, and Outcomes of Textual Agency. Annali di Ca’ Foscari. Serie Orientale 54 supplemento (2018): 537-574, http://doi.org/10.30687/AnnOr/2385-3042/2018/01/025.
    2. De Sanctis, Carlotta, Magnani, Arianna, Rizzo, Luca, Sanvido, Marta, Tommasi, Pier Carlo (Eds.). Texts in Between Action and Non-Action. Genesis, Strategies, and Outcomes of Textual Agency. Annali di Ca’ Foscari. Serie Orientale 54 supplemento (2018). http://doi.org/10.30687/AnnOr/2385-3042/2018/02.
    3. De Sanctis, Carlotta, Magnani, Arianna, Rizzo, Luca, Sanvido, Marta, Tommasi, Pier Carlo. "Foreword." in Texts in Between Action and Non-Action. Genesis, Strategies, and Outcomes of Textual Agency. Annali di Ca’ Foscari. Serie Orientale 54 supplemento (2018): 445-447. http://doi.org/10.30687/AnnOr/2385-3042/2018/01/020.
    4. "Review of Adam TALIB, How Do You Say 'Epigram' in Arabic? Literary History at the Limits of Comparison, Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2018, xii, 337." Quaderni di Studi Arabi nuova serie 13 (2018): 238-239.