About ASMI

Lauren Jones

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Lauren Jones obtained a BA in Ancient History and Italian Studies at the University of Birmingham in 2011, during which time she spent a year studying at the University of Siena. In 2015 she received her MA in Italian Studies from Georgetown University. She is currently a PhD student at the University of Birmingham in the Department of Modern Languages. Her research focuses on the representation of immigration in Italian cinema in relation to emotion, politics and identity.