ACADEMIC | ANTHROPOLOGIST | ZEN PRACTITIONER
Valentina is an anthropologist based in the Americas, who explores the dynamics of Catholicism, race, gender in the Atlantic, Latin America and Europe.About
Valentina is an academic, anthropologist and zen practitioner.
She has a particular interest in political, theological, and religious inclusivity and exclusivity. Her work bridges multiple thresholds of sensoria, places, and histories, while her personal story embodies a fusion of Italian, English, Canadian, Trans-Mediterranean heritages, and her journey explores the connections between academia, public debates on mysticism, politics, gender, migration, and unsettlement.About
She is teaching courses on borders and borderlands, subjectivity and affects, anthropology and political theologies, city and traces. She also lectures in different languages on broader themes on Catholicism, justice and spirituality, gender and mysticism, sovereignty and holy infrastructures.Teaching