Luigi Manca, PhD

Luigi Manca, PhD


Phone: 630-829-6254
Office Location: Scholl 123

Ph.D., University of Iowa | 1981

Laurea di dottore in filosofia, Universita’ degli Studidi Roma | 1972

Diploma di maturitá classica, Liceo Classico Alberto Azuni | 1968

Selected Publications and Presentations
Utopian Images and Narratives in Advertising: Dreams for Sale. Eds. Luigi Manca, Alessandra Manca, and Gail W. Pieper. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2012.

Gender & Utopia in Advertising: A Critical Reader. Eds. Luigi Manca and Alessandra Manca. Lisle, IL: Procopian Press (dist. by Syracuse University Press), 1994.

“Images of Yuppies in Popular Advertisements of the 1980s” in Advertising and Popular Culture. Ed. S. R. Danna. Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1992. 47-55.

“The Siren’s Song: A Theory of Subliminal Seduction” (with Alessandra Manca). Guest essay in E. J. Whetmore, Mediamerica: Form, Content and Consequences of Mass Communication. Updated 4th edition. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1991. 286-288.

“Men, Women and Individualism in American Advertising” (with Eric Reinhardt). Platte Valley Review 18:1 (January 1990): 25-39.