Publications

Books

Ponzanesi, S. and Habed, A.J. (2018). Postcolonial Intellectuals in Europe – Critics, Artists, Movements, and their Publics. London: Rowman & Littlefield International.
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Ponzanesi, S. and Colpani, G. (2016). Postcolonial Transitions in Europe: Contexts, Practices and Politics. London: Rowman and Littlefield.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2014). The Postcolonial Cultural Industry. Icons, Markets, Mythologies. Houndsmill: Palgrave Macmillan.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2014). Gender, Globalization and Violence: Postcolonial Conflict Zones. New York: Routledge.
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Ponzanesi, S. & Blaagaard, B. (2012). Deconstructing Europe: Postcolonial Perspectives. London: Routledge.
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Ponzanesi, S. & Waller, M. (2012). Postcolonial Cinema Studies. London: Routledge.
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Ponzanesi, S. & Merolla, D. (2005). Migrant Cartographies. New Cultural and Literary Spaces in Postcolonial Europe. Lanham: Lexingtonbooks.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2004). Paradoxes of Post-colonial Culture. Contemporary Women Writers of the Indian and Afro-Italian Diaspora. Albany, USA: State University of New York Press.
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Special Issues

Alinejad, D. and Ponzanesi, S. (2020). “Migration, Digital Media and Emotion.” Special issue guest editors for International Journal of Cultural Studies, 23(5), 621-820.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2019).  “Migration in a Digital Age: (Re)Mapping Connectivity and Belonging”. Special issue guest editor for Television and New Media, 20(6).
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Leurs, K.H.A. and Ponzanesi, S. (2018). “Connected Migrants: Encapsulation & Cosmopolitanization.” Special issue guest editors for Popular Communication. The International Journal of Media and Culture, 16(1), 1-85.
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Ponzanesi, S. and Berger, V. (2016). “Postcolonial Cinemas in Europe. Migration, Identity and Spatiality in Film Genres.” Special issue guest editors for Transnational Cinemas, 7(2), 111-215.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2016). ‘The Point of Europe.’ Special issue guest editor for Interventions. International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, vol. 18, iss. 2.
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Leurs, K.H.A. and Ponzanesi, S. (2014). Digital Crossings in Europe. Special issue guest editors for Crossings: Journal of Migration & Culture, 5(1), 1-181.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2011). Postcolonial Europe. Transcultural and Multidisciplinary Perspectives. Guest editors special issue for Social identities, vol. 17(n. 1), 1-165.
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Articles

Ponzanesi, S. (2020). Trump and the Death of the Image – A Response to Arjun Appadurai. Anthropology Today (pp. 22). 
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Alinejad, D. and Ponzanesi, S. (2020). “Migrancy and Digital Mediations of Emotion.” International Journal of Cultural Studies, 23(5), 621-638.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2020). Digital Cosmopolitanism: Notes from the Underground. Global Perspectives. Published online 17 June 2020.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2020). Digital Diasporas: Postcoloniality, Media and Affect. Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies. Published online 6 February 2020.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2019). Editorial: Migration and Moblity in a Digital Age: (Re)Mapping Connectivity and Belonging. Television and New Media, 20(6), 547-557.
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Alinejad, D., Candidatu, L.I., Mevsimler, M., Minchilli, C., Ponzanesi, S. and van der Vlist, F. (2019). Diaspora and mapping methodologies – tracing transnational digital connections with ‘mattering maps’. Global Networks, 19(1), 51-76.
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Ponzanesi, S. and Waller, M. (2019). Introduzione. Gli Studi di Cinema Postcoloniali. Imago. Studi di cinema e media, 19(1), 51-76.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2019). “Migration and Mobility in a Digital Age: (Re)Mapping Connectivity and Belonging.” Television and Media, 20(6) 547-557.
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Leurs, K.H.A. and Ponzanesi, S. (2018). Connected migrants: Encapsulation and cosmopolitanization. Popular Communication, 16(1), 4-20.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2018). Cosmopolitanism(s) Interrupted. Boundary 2.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2018). Digital Strangers at Our Door – Moral Panic and the Refugee Crisis. EuropeNow. A Journal of Research and Art, 19.
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Mevsimler, M. and Ponzanesi, S. (2017). Mediating Migration. Feminist Media Studies, 17(4), 695-697.
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Ponzanesi, S. and Polizzi, G. (2016). Does Italy need Postcolonial Theory?. English Literature, 3, 145-161.
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Ponzanesi, S. and Berger, V. (2016). Genres and Tropes in Postcolonial Cinema(s) in Europe. Transnational Cinemas, 7(2), 151-167.
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Ponzanesi, S. Of Shipwrecks and Weddings: Borders and Mobilities in Europe. Transnational Cinemas, 7(2), 151-167.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2016). Edges of Empire. Italy’s Postcolonial Entanglements and the Gender Legacy. Cultural Studies – Critical Methodologies, 16 (4), (pp. 373-386).
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Ponzanesi, S. (2016). On the Waterfront: Truth and Fiction in Postcolonial Cinema from the South of Europe. Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, 18 (2), (pp. 217-233).
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Ponzanesi, S. (2016). The Point of Europe: Postcolonial Entanglements. Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, 18 (2), (pp. 159-164).
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Ponzanesi, S. (2015). The Postcolonial Cultural Industry: From Consumption to Distinction. Frame: Tijdschrift voor Literatuurwetenschap, 28 (2), (pp. 9-30).
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Ponzanesi, S. & Leurs, K.H.A. (2014). On Digital Crossings in Europe. Crossings: Journal of Migration & Culture, 5(1), 3-22.
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Leurs, K.H.A. & Ponzanesi, S. (2013). Bits of Homeland: Generational and Gender Transformations of Moroccan-Dutch Youth using digital technologies. Observatorio (OBS) Journal, 7(1), 1-22.
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Midden, E. & Ponzanesi, S. (2013). Digital Faiths. An Analysis of Online Practices of Muslim Women in the Netherlands. Women’s Studies International Forum, 1, part 3, 197-204.
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Leurs, K.H.A. & Ponzanesi, S. (2013). Norms and contestations. Ethnicized and Minoritized Students as Space Invaders in Dutch Higher Education. Etnofoor, 25(2), 73-97.
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Leurs, K.H.A., Midden, E. & Ponzanesi, S. (2012). Digital Multiculturalism in the Netherlands: Religious, Ethnic, and Gender Positioning by Moroccan-Dutch Youth. Religion and Gender, 2(1)
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Ponzanesi, S. (2012). The Color of Love: Madamismo and Interracial Relationships in the Italian Colonies. Research in African Literatures, 43(2), 155-172.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2012). The Non-Places of Migrant Cinema in Europe. Third Text. Critical Perspectives on Contemporary Art and Culture, vol 26(6), 675-690.
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Leurs, K.H.A. & Ponzanesi, S. (2011). Communicative Spaces of their Own. Migrant Girls Performing Selves Using Instant Messaging Software. Feminist Review, vol. 99, 55-78.
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Ponzanesi, S. & Blaagaard, B. (2011). In the Name of Europe. Social identities, Vol. 17(1), 1-10.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2011). Europe in Motion: Migrant Cinema and the Politics of Encounter. Social identities, vol. 17(n. 1), 73-92.
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Leurs, K.H.A. & Ponzanesi, S. (2011). Mediated Crossroads: Youthful Digital Diasporas. M/C Journal. A Journal of Media and Culture, 14(2).
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Ponzanesi, S. (2011). Europe Adrift: Rethinking Borders, Bodies and Citizenship from the Mediterranean.Moving Worlds. A Journal of Transcultural Writing, 11(2),  67-76.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2007). Feminist Theory and Multiculturalism. Feminist Theory, vol. 8(n. 1), 91-103.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2000). The Past Holds no Terror? Colonial Memories and Afro-Italian Narratives. Wasafiri, 31(spring), 16-22.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2000). Writing Against the Grain. African Women’s Texts on Female Infibulation as Literature of Resistance. Indian Journal of Gender Studies, 7(2), 303-318.
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Chapter in Books (selection)

Ponzanesi, S. (2020). ‘Foreword’. Mediating Multiculturalism: Digital Storytelling and The Everyday by Daniella Trimboli. In Daniella Trimboli (Eds.), Mediating Multiculturalism: Digital Storytelling and The Everyday (pp. xi-xii). London and New York: Anthem Press.
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Leurs, K.H.A., Midden, E. & Ponzanesi, S. (2020). Digital Multiculturalism in the Netherlands – Religious, Ethnic and Gender Positioning by Moroccan-Dutch Youth. In Míriam Díez Bosch, Josep Lluís Micó and Alberto Melloni (Eds.), PerplexedReligion, Barcelona: Universitat Ramon Llull, reprint of 2012 journal article published in Religion & Gender.
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Candidatu, L.I., Leurs, K.H.A. and Ponzanesi, S. (2019). Digital Diaspora: Beyond the Buzzword – Towards a Relational Understanding of Mobility and Connectivity. In Roza Tsagarousianou and Jessica Retis (Eds.), The Handbook of Diasporas, Media and Culture, 33-47. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2019). Postcolonial Theory. In Kevin Smets, Koen Leurs, Myria Georgiou, Saskia Witteborn and Radhika Gajalla (Eds.), The SAGE Handbook of Media and Migration, 17-24. London: SAGE Publications.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2019). The Art of Dissent: Ai Weiwei, Rebel with a Cause. In Rosemarie Buikema, Antoine Buyse and Antonius Robben (Eds.), Culture, Citizenship and Human Rights, 215-236. Routledge.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2018). Cosmopolitan Europe: Postcolonial Interventions and Global Transitions. In Gerard Delanty (Eds.), Routledge International Handbook of Cosmopolitan Studies, 564-574. London: Routledge.
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Habed, A.J. and Ponzanesi, S. (2018). Introduction. Postcolonial Intellectuals, European Publics. In Sandra Ponzanesi and Habed Adriano (Eds.), Postcolonial Intellectuals in Europe – Critics, Artists, Movements and their Publics, xxxv-li. London: Rowman & Littlefield International.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2018). Neocolonialism. In Rosi Braidotti and Maria Hlavajova (Eds.), The Posthuman Glossary, 279-281. Bloomsbury.
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Ponzanesi, S. and Habed, A.J. (2018). Postcolonial Intellectuals in Europe – Critics, Artists, Movements and their Publics. London: Rowman & Littlefield International.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2018). Postcolonial Theory in Film. In Krin Gabbard (Eds.), Oxford Bibliografies in Cinema and Media Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2017). Beyond the Black Venus. Colonial Sexual Politics and Contemporary Visual Practices Revisited. In Awam Amkpa and Ellen MAry Toscano (Eds.), ReSignification – European Blackamoors, Africana Readings, 137-147. Rome: Postcart.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2017). Connecting Shores – Libya’s Colonial Ghost and Europe’s Migrant Crisis in Colonial and Postcolonial Cinematic Representations. In Laura Odasso and Gabriele Proglio (Eds.), Border Lampedusa – Subjectivity, Visibility and Memory in Stories of Sea and Land, 89-107. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2017). Der Schauplatz der Kolonie – Phoolan Devi und die postkoloniale Kritik. in Rosemarie Buikema and Kathrin Thiele (Eds.), Doing Gender in Medien-, Kunst- und Kulturwissenschaften, 119-135. Berlin: LIT Verlag.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2017). Postcolonial and Transnational Approaches to Film and Feminism. In Kristin Hole, Dijana Jelača, E. Ann Kaplan and Patrice Petro (Eds.), T, 25-35. London: Routledge.
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Ponzanesi, S. The Arena of the Colony – Phoolan Devi and Postcolonial Critique. In Rosemarie Buikema, Liedke Plate and Kathrin Thiele (Eds.), Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture – A Comprehensive Guide to Gender Studies, 95-105. London: Routledge.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2016). Frontiers of the Political: ‘Closed Sea’ and the Cinema of Discontent. In Mona Baker and Bolette Blaagaard (Eds.), Citizen Media and Public Spaces – Diverse Expressions of Citizenship and Dissent, 42-57. London: Routledge.
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Ponzanesi, S. & Colpani, G. (2016). “Introduction.?  Europe in Transition. In Sandra Ponzanesi & Gianmaria Colpani (Eds.), Postcolonial Transitions in Europe. Contexts, Practices and Politics (pp. 1-22). London: Rowman & Littlefield.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2015). De kolonie als strijdtoneel: Phoolan Devi en de postkoloniale kritiek. In Rosemarie Buikema en Liedeke Plate (Eds.), Handbook Genderstudies in media, kunst en cultuur, 131-146. Bussum: Uitgeverij Coutinho.
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Leurs, K.H.A. & Ponzanesi, S. (2014). Remediating Religion as Everyday Practice: Postsecularism, Postcolonialism and Digital Culture. In R. Braidotti, T. Graauw, B. Blaagaard and E. Midden (eds), Transformation of Religion and the Public Sphere: Postsecular Publics (152-174). Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2014). Translating Selves: On Polyglot Cosmopolitanism. In B. Blaagaard & I. Tuin, van der (Eds.), The Subject of Rosi Braidotti. Concepts & Politics (pp. 284-292). London: Bloomsbury Academics
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Ponzanesi, S. (2014). Female Suicide Bombers and the Politics of Gendered Militancy. In S. Ponzanesi (Eds.), Gender, Globalization and Violence: Postcolonial Conflict Zones (pp. 82-107). New York: Routledge
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Ponzanesi, S. (2014). La ‘svolta’ postcoloniale negli studi italiani. Prospettive europee. In C. Lombardi-Diop & C. Romeo (Eds.), L’Italia Postcoloniale (pp. 46-60). Milan: Mondadori-Le Monnier.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2014). New Frames of Gender Violence. In S. Ponzanesi (Eds.), Gender, Globalization and Violence: Postcolonial Conflict Zones (pp. 1-26). New York: Routledge.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2014). Queering European Sexuality Through Italy’s Fascist Past: Colonialism, Homosexuality, and Masculinities. In M. Rosello & S. Dasgupta (Eds.), What’s Queer About Europe? Productive Encounters and Re-Enchanting Paradigms (pp. 81-90). New York: Fordham.
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Leurs, K.H.A. & Ponzanesi, S. (2013). Intersectionality, Digital Identities and Migrant Youth. In C. Carter, L. Steiner & L. McLaughlin (Eds.), Routledge Companion to Media and Gender (pp. 632-642). London: Routledge.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2012). The Postcolonial Turn in Italian Studies: European Perspectives. In C. Lombardi-Diop & C. Romeo (Eds.), Postcolonial Italy. Challenging National Homogeneity (pp. 51-69). Basingstoke: Palgrave.
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Ponzanesi, S. & Waller, M. (2012). Introduction. Postcolonial Cinema Studies. In S. Ponzanesi & M. Waller (Eds.), Postcolonial Cinema Studies (pp. 1-16). London: Routledge.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2012). Postcolonial Adaptations: Gained and Lost in Translation. In S. Ponzanesi & M. Waller (Eds.), Postcolonial Cinema Studies (pp. 172-188). London: Routledge.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2012). Europe in Motion: Migrant Cinema and the Politics of Encounter. In S. Ponzanesi & B. Blaagaard (Eds.), Deconstructing Europe: Postcolonial Perspectives (pp. 73-92). London: Routledge.
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Leurs, K.H.A. & Ponzanesi, S. (2011). Dutch Moroccan Girls Performing their Selves in Instant Messaging Spaces. In K. Ross (Eds.), The Handbook of Gender, Sex and the Media (pp. 436-454). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
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Leurs, K.H.A. & Ponzanesi, S. (2011). Gendering the Construction of Instant Messaging. In M. Ames & S.H. Burcon (Eds.), Women and Language: Essays on Gendered Communication Across Media (pp. 199-214). Jefferson NC: McFarland Press.
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Ponzanesi, S. & Blaagaard, B. (2011). In the Name of Europe. In S. Ponzanesi & B. Blaagaard (Eds.), Deconstructing Europe: Postcolonial Perspectives (pp. 1-10). London: Routledge.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2011). Publishing, Prizes and Postcolonial Literary Production. In A. Quayson (Eds.), Cambridge History of Postcolonial Literature (949-1002). Cambridge: Cambridge.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2009). The Arena of the Colony: Phoolan Devi and Postcolonial Critique. In R. Buikema & I. van der Tuin (Eds.), Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture (pp. 85-98). London: Routledge.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2008). Diaspora in Time: Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient. In M Shackleton (Eds.), Diasporic Literature and Theory – Where Now? (pp. 120-137). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2007). Cittá Immaginarie. Spazio e identitá nella letteratura Italiana dell’Immigrazione. In R. Lumley & J. Foot (Eds.), Le Cittá Visibili. Spazi urbani in Italia, culture e trasformazioni dal dopoguerra a oggi (pp. 189-199). Milan: Il saggiatore.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2007). De kolonie als strijdtoneel: Phoolan Devi en de postkoloniale kritiek. In R.L. Buikema, & I. van der Tuin (Eds.),  Gender in media, kunst en Cultuur (pp. 94-108). Bussum: Coutinho.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2006). Boutique Postcolonialism: Literary Awards, Cultural value and the Canon. In H. Klein & W. Görtschacher (Eds.), Fiction and Literary Prizes in Great Britain (pp. 107-134). Vienna: Praesens Verlag.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2006). Edward Said. Teorie in Movimento. Oltre il Cosmopolitismo. In I. Chambers (ed.), Esercizi di Potere. Gramsci, Said ed il Postcoloniale (pp. 89-99). Rome: Meltemi.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2005). Beyond the Black Venus: Colonial Sexual Politics and Contemporary Visual Practices. In J. Andall & D. Duncan (Eds.), Italian Colonialism. Legacies and Memories (pp. 165-189). Oxford: Peter Lang.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2005). Outlandish Cinema. Screening the Other in Italy. In S. Ponzanesi and D. Merolla (Eds.), Migrant Cartographies. New Cultural and Literary Spaces in Postcolonial Europe (pp. 267-280). Lanham, MD: Lexington.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2005). ‘Under Erasure: the Commercial Sustainability of Minority Literatures and Cultures’. In G. Huggan, S. Klasen & S. Klasen (Eds.), Perspectives on Endangerment (pp. 137-149). Hildesheim/Zurich/New York: Olms Verlag.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2004). Beyond Postcolonial Theory? Paradoxes and Potentialities of a Necessary Paradigm. In Geoffrey V. Davis & Peter H. Marsden (Eds.), Towards a Transcultural Future. Literature and Society in a ‘Post’-Colonial World. Amsterdam/New York NY: Rodopi.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2004). Il Postcolonialismo Italiano. Figlie dell’Impero e Letteratura Meticcia. Quaderni del ‘900. Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, Anno IV(2), 25-34.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2004). Imaginary Cities. Space and identities in Migration Literature in Italy. In Robert Lumley & John Foot (Eds.), Italian Cityscapes.Culture and Urban Change in Italy (pp. 156-165). Exeter: Exeter University Press.
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Ponzanesi, S. (2002). Diasporic Subjects and Migration. In G. Griffin & R. Braidotti (Eds.), Thinking Differently. A Reader in European Women’s Studies (pp. 205-220). London: Zed Books.

Other

Ponzanesi, S. (2018). Peer reviewer Popular Communication (Journal).
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Ponzanesi, S. (2016). Connecting Europe: Postcolonial Mediations. (42p.). Utrecht: Utrecht University.