Publications

Monographs

Ricatti, F. (forthcoming 2018), Italians in Australia: history, memory, identity, London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ricatti F. (2011), Embodying migrants: Italians in postwar Australia, Bern: Peter Lang.

Edited collections

Marinelli M. and F. Ricatti eds. (2013), Emotional geographies of the uncanny: Italian transnational spaces, special issue of Cultural Studies Review, 19(2). Including introduction: Emotional geography of the uncanny: reinterpreting Italian transnational spaces, pp. 5-18.

Morris P., F. Ricatti and M. Seymour eds. (2012), Emozioni e politica nella storia d’Italia dal 1848 ad oggi, Rome: Viella. Including introduction: Seymour, M., P. Morris and F. Ricatti (2012), Introduzione. La storia delle emozioni e le emozioni nella storia, pp. 7-21.

Morris P., F. Ricatti and M. Seymour eds. (2012), Emotions, special issue of Modern Italy 17(2). Including introduction: Italy and the emotions, pp. 151-156.

Dewhirst, C., C. Kennedy and F. Ricatti eds. (2009), 150 years of Italians in Queensland, special issue of Spunti e Ricerche, 25.

Journal articles

Ricatti, F. (2016), A country once great? Asylum seekers, historical imagination and the moral privilege of whiteness, Journal of Australian Studies, 40(4): 478-493.

Ricatti, F. (2016), ‘Unico grande amore’: AS Roma supporters’ football songs, Italian Culture, 34(2): 34-48.

Bartoloni, P. and F. Ricatti (2015), Italian Transcultural atmosphere. A comparison of the Italian Forum in Sydney and Piazza Vittorio in Rome, Italian Studies, 70(3): 537-553.

Ricatti, F. and M. Klugman (2014), La passione calcistica degli italiani in Australia, Altreitalie, 48: 81-101.

Ricatti, F. (2014), Migration and place: Italian memories of North Queensland, Queensland Review, 21(2): 177-190.

Ricatti, F. (2014), Humiliation and love: Villaggio, Benigni and the cultural politics of emotions, Incontri: Rivista europea di studi italiani, 29(2): 8-18.

Ricatti, F. (2013), The emotion of truth and the racial uncanny: Aborigines and Sicilians in Australia, Cultural Studies Review, 19(2): 125-149.

Ricatti, F. and M. Klugman (2013), ‘Connected to Something’: Soccer and the Transnational Passions, Memories and Communities of Sydney’s Italian Migrants, The International Journal of the History of Sport, 30(5): 469-483.

Ricatti, F. (2012), ‘Was I cursed?’ ‘Was I hypnotized?’ Ethnic moralism, sexual dilemmas and spectral fantasies of Italians in Australia (1956-1964), Women’s History Review, 21(5): 753-771.

Klugman, M. and F. Ricatti (2012), ‘Roma non dimentica i suoi figli’: love, sacrifice and emotional attachment to football heroes, in Modern Italy 17(2): 237-249.

Ricatti, F. (2011), Speranza e Sacrificio: Memories, Oral Histories and Myths about Migration, Spunti e ricerche, 25: 91-113.

Dewhirst, C., C. Kennedy and F. Ricatti (2011), 150 years of Italians in Queensland: an introduction, Spunti e ricerche, 25: 8-21.

Ricatti, F. (2010), La Roma: soccer and identity in Rome, in Annali d’Italianistica, 28: 217-236.

Ricatti, F. (2010), Elodia and Franca: oral histories of migration and hope, History Australia, 7(2): 33.1-33.23.

Okayama, E. and F. Ricatti (2008), Tokidoki, Cute and Sexy Fantasies between East and West: Contemporary Aesthetics for the Global Market, Portal: Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies, 5(2).

Ricatti, F. (2008), Histories of madness: the abject perspective of Italian women in Australia, Australian Journal of Politics and History, 54(3): 434-449. 

Ricatti, F. (2008), Hurricanes, snakes and landlords: class exploitation and the ‘suburban dream’ of Italians in Australia, Flinders University Language Online Review, 3(3): 82-97.

Ricatti, F. (2006), Sentirsi ‘uomo’. An emblematic case of desired transsexuality in a migratory context, History Australia, 3(1): 6.1-6.10.

Ricatti, F. (2005), Corpi migranti e pratiche discorsive: frammenti di una dissonante colonna Sonora, Italian Studies in Southern Africa, 18(1): 1-19.

Book chapters

Ricatti, F. (2014), ‘Scatenate l’inferno!’ Fantasie dell’impero nella tifoseria della Roma, in C. Lombardi-Diop and C. Romeo (eds), L’Italia postcoloniale, Le Monnier, pp. 121-134.

Ricatti, F. (2011), Obscene fantasies of hypertrophic heterosexuality: reframing Berlusconi from a Queer Theory perspective, in Ball, M. and B. Sherer (ed), Queering paradigms II: interrogating agendas. Bern: Peter Lang: 227-243.

Ricatti, F. (2011), ‘Je ne suis pas noir’: football in postcolonial France, in McCormack, J., M. Pratt and A. Rolls (eds), Hexagonal Variations: Diversity, Plurality and Reinvention in Contemporary French Studies. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi: 177-194.

Ricatti, F. (2008), First love and Italian postwar migration stories, in Deacon, D., P. Russell and A. Woollacott (eds), Transnational ties: Australian lives in the world. Canberra: Australian National University E Press: 165-180.

Ricatti, F. (2007), Sexual and ethnic identity in a migratory context: letters to an Italo-Australian newspaper, in Rando, G. and G. Turcotte (eds), Literary and social diasporas: an Italian Australian perspective. Bern: Peter Lang: 203-218.

Other publications

Ricatti, F. (2015), Motherhood and migration in postwar Australia, Altreitalie, 50: 156-160.

Ricatti, F. and M. Valeri (2014), Super Mario: can Balotelli defy racism to be Italy’s World Cup hero?, The Conversation, 24 June 2014.

Ricatti, F. (2013), He did it again: how Berlusconi managed to keep power in Italy, The Conversation, 28 April 2013. This was followed by a TV interview with Stan Grant on Sky News Australia.

Ricatti, F. (2011), Il mestiere della fuga?, in Moss, D. and G. Moliterno (eds), Italy under the Southern Cross: an Australasian celebration of Dino De Poli and the Cassamarca Foundation, ACIS: 237-240.

Pitronaci, S. and F. Ricatti (2006), Team-teaching for teacher and student learning: reflections from a beginners’ Italian unit, Synergy, 24: 3-6.