Agnese holds an M.A. in Communication, Publishing, and Journalism and a B.A. in Modern Languages and Literatures, both from La Sapienza University in Rome. She received numerous scholarships, which allowed her to live in Granada and Madrid, Spain, as well as in Córdoba, Argentina, where she worked as Teacher Assistant in Professor Paulina Brunetti’s course “Language for Journalism,” at the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. She also collaborated with Professor Paulina Brunetti on a six-month project on “Géneros y lenguajes en la prensa escrita de Córdoba (1915-1930)”. At the yearly conference “Jornadas de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales de la Universidad de Córdoba,” she delivered a talk on “Satire, Cartoons, and Comics as Weapons against a Repressive Regime: The Magazine Humor and the Argentine Dictatorship (1976-1983).” Agnese regularly contributes to Le reti di Dedalus, the online magazine of the Italian Writers Union, where she writes about Latin American literature and culture. Her interests include twentieth-century literature and culture of the Cono Sur, the relationship between human rights and intellectual commitment during twentieth-century dictatorships, Latin American graphic art, the semiotic approach to art, and Iberian as well as Italian arts in the Renaissance.