Prof. Francesca Corrao

Prof. Francesca Corrao is a professor of Arabic Language and Culture at the LUISS University in Italy, Rome, Ph.D. in “Islamic Studies” (Rome University “La Sapienza”) (1990); M.A. in “Arabic Studies” (American University in Cairo) (1983); She has been teaching and participating in seminars and congresses in the Arab world and Europe. 

She is a member of the “Union Europeén des Arabisants et Islamisants”, the “European Association of Modern Arabic Literature Teachers”, the “Institute of Oriental Philosophy”, of the Soka University in Tokyo; the “Centre of Studies on Mediterranean Culture” of the Universitàl’Orientale. She is also the president of the “Fondazione Orestiadi in Gibellina (Trapani) and Dar Bach Hamba in Tunis. She has authored several books, poetry, published many articles.