Patrizia Lombardo, Professor of French Literature, Comparative Literature, and Film Studies, Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, reveals the legacy of music magic in film.
After completing doctorates in Venice and Paris, Patrizia Lombardo taught at Princeton University, the University of Southern California, and the University of Pittsburgh. She has been a professor of French literature, comparative literature, and film studies at the University of Geneva. Since 2009, she has led the project, “Affective Dynamics and Aesthetic Emotions,” at the Swiss National Centre in Competence in Research (NCCR) in Affective Sciences. She has published extensively on 18th, 19th, and 20th century literature (mainly French, British, and American), literary and art criticism, critical theory, aesthetics, architectural theory, film studies, and theories of emotions.