Sandra Ponzanesi

Sandra Ponzanesi is Assistant Professor of Gender and Postcolonial Critique at Utrecht University, department of Media en Re/presentation.

She has studied and worked in Italy, the UK and the US. She has published on post-colonial critique, transnational gender theories, Italian colonial history, visual culture and Third World Cinema. Among her publications are Paradoxes of Post-colonial Culture: Contemporary Women Writing of the Indian and Afro-Italian Diaspora (Albany: Suny Press, 2004) and Migrant Cartographies New Cultural and Literary Spaces in Post-colonial Europe (Lanham, MD,: Lexington Books, 2005) with Daniela Merolla.