Arianna Dagnino

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Arianna Dagnino (born 1963, in Genoa) is an Italian/naturalized Canadian & Australian writer, translator and researcher currently based in Vancouver, Canada.

Dagnino is the author of the transcultural novel The Afrikaner (Guernica Editions, 2019), an odyssey that blends history, politics, scientific research and adventure in a plot set between Johannesburg, Cape Town, the Kalahari Desert and Zanzibar. The author of several books on the impact of global mobility, scientific research and digital technologies, she currently teaches in the Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies at the University of British Columbia.

Dagnino holds a PhD in Sociology and Comparative Literature (with a special focus on Transcultural Studies, Creative Writing and World Literature) from the University of South Australia and a Master's degree in Modern Languages and Literatures from the Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy.

Books – creative outputs[edit]

  • Dagnino, Arianna. The Afrikaner. Toronto: Guernica Editions, 2019. ISBN 978-88-6411-131-5
  • Dagnino, Arianna. Fossili. Roma: Fazi Editore, 2010. ISBN 978-1771833578
  • Dagnino, Arianna. Jesus Christ Cyberstar. Heaven Can Wait No Longer. Milano: Ipoc Press, 2009. ISBN 88-95145-42-9
  • Dagnino, Arianna. Jesus Christ Cyberstar. Il paradiso non-può più attendere. Milano: Edra, 2004. ISBN 88-86457-55-3

Books – critical outputs[edit]


  • Dagnino, Arianna. Transcultural Writers and Novels in the Age of Global Mobility. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2015.
  • Dagnino, Arianna. I Nuovi Nomadi. Pionieri della mutazione, culture evolutive, nuove professioni. Roma: Castelvecchi, 1996. ISBN 88-86232-82-9
  • Dagnino, Arianna. Uoma. La fine dei sessi. Milano: Mursia, 2002. ISBN 88-425-2692-4


  • Gulmanelli, Stefano and Arianna Dagnino. Popwar. Il Netattivismo contro l'ordine costituito. Milano: Apogeo/Feltrinelli, 2005. ISBN 88-503-2155-4


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