Mackda Ghebremariam Tesfau

mackda.gt@gmail.com

mackda.ghebremariamtesfau@studenti.unipd.it

Research Project

The aim of the research is to map and describe the phenomenon of private citizens and families hosting adult refugees – mainly in northern Italy. Qualitative methods will be a privileged tool of research, particularly non-structured interview and participant observation among the selected households.

Reaserch Interests

Diaspora Studies, Border Studies, Migration Studies, Post-colonial e De-colonial Studies, Queer Theories and Studies, Race Studies, Karl Marx, Black Marxism, Black Feminism.

Publications

Ghebremariam Tesfau’, M., Giuliani, G., Petrovich Njegosh, T. and Proglio, G., Black in e Black out tra Sanremo e il Super Bowl, Effimera: critica e sovversioni del presente; http://effimera.org/black-out-e-black-in-tra-sanremo-e-il-super-bowl/

Book Reviews

  • 2015, Discesa nelle apocalissi queer, [Book review of: Bernini, L., 2013, Apocalissi queer: Elementi di teoria antisociale, àltera collana di intercultura di genere, Pisa, Edizioni ETS], Doppiozero; http://www.doppiozero.com/materiali/contemporanea/negli-interstizi-delle-apocalissi-queer
  • 2016, [Book review of: Burgio, G. (editor) 2013, Oltre la nazione, Conflitti postcoloniali e pratiche interculturali. Il caso della diaspora tamil, Roma, Ediesse], in «Educazione interculturale», vol. 14(3)/15(1).
  • 2016, [Book review of: Giuliani, G. (editor) 2015, Il colore della nazione,Milano, Le Monnier Università], in «Zapruder/Storie in Movimento», no 41, settembre-dicembre (forthcoming).

Conferences

2016, 21-22 January, The crossover politics: race, class and gender seen through the Angry Black Woman of Shonda Rhimes, InteRGRace Symposium, Università degli Studi di Padova.

Education

2015: Master’s degree in Philosophical Science, FISSPA Department, Università degli Studi di Padova; Marx on Diwan, the colonial space between India and Ireland, 110L/110.

2011: Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, FISSPA Department, Università degli Studi di Padova; Silvio Trentin, a federal response to National State’s crise, 107/110.