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Marina Romani

Marina Romani is a multimedia artist, translator, educator, and performer of Western classical music and Afro-Caribbean music. Her photography and poetry work focuses on chosen family, queerness, personal and historical memory, bereavement, languages and dialects, and care work. She holds a PhD from UC Berkeley, and her honors include fellowships from the Townsend Center for the Humanities and the UC Berkeley Arts Research Center. Romani is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology at UC Berkeley, and since 2016 she has held the position of Resident Scholar and Expert for the UN Women’s Global Voices Film Festival. She currently resides in her tiny rural village of Abruzzo, Italy, and the Bay Area, California.