Maps of closed spaces: history, memory, representation

A.Y. 2020/2021
Course offered to students on the PhD programme in
Overall hours
Lesson period
May 2021
Lead instructor: Nicoletta Brazzelli
The course, promoted by the Research Centre on spatial imagination "Geolitterae", aims at mapping closed spaces, through cultural and literary perspectives, also considering the crucial dimension of personal and collective memory. Especially after the Coronavirus emergency, rethinking closed spaces questions fundamental issues concerning identity, ethnicity and gender, forced or voluntary isolation, exile, reclusion, in the present and in the past
Assessment methods
Giudizio di approvazione
Assessment result
superato/non superato
How to enrol


The course enrolment deadline is usually the 25th day of the month prior to the start date. More specifically:

  • for courses starting in September 2021, until 30 August 2021.

Deadlines for enrolment in courses of the next academic year (2021/2022) will be announced.

How to enrol

  1. Access enrolment on PhD courses online service using your University login details
  2. Select the desired programme and click on Registration (Iscrizione) and then on Register (Iscriviti)

Ignore the option "Exam session date” that appears during the enrolment procedure.


For help please contact

Friday, 9.30am-12.30am by Teams (setting up an appointment previously) ore any other day at any other time, via Teams (fixing previous appointment required). See also Ariel page.
Department of Foreing languages and literatures; 1, S. Alessandro Square, Milan