University of Ghent


Team members

Marco Caracciolo

is an Associate Professor of English and Literary Theory at Ghent University in Belgium. Marco’s work explores the phenomenology of narrative, or the structure of the experiences afforded by literary fiction and other narrative media. He is the author of five books, including most recently Narrating the Mesh: Form and Story in the Anthropocene (University of Virginia Press, 2021).

Simona Adinolfi

is a joint PhD student at Ghent University and at University of Wuppertal. She obtained her MA in English and American Studies in the Joint Degree Programme at the University of Venice and at the University of Bamberg. Her PhD project, supervised by Prof. Marco Caracciolo and Prof. Roy Sommer, focuses on narratives of migration in anglophone literature.

Ghent University is one of the most important education and research institutions in the Low Countries.

On a daily basis, over 9,000 staff members and 41,000 students implement its motto “Dare to Think.” Ghent University’s mission statement is characterized by qualitative education, internationally renowned research and a pluralistic social responsibility.

Marco Caracciolo will coordinate the work of Team Green and will collaborate with Simona Adinolfi.