ELISABETTA DI STEFANO
is an associate professor of Aesthetics at the University of Palermo who has received a Ph.D in “Aesthetics and Theory of Arts”. She took her first degree in Classical Literature and the second in Philosophy. She is a member of several associations (Società Italiana d’Estetica; International Association for Aesthetics; Société Internationale Leon Battista Alberti) and she is in the international advisory board of “POPULAR INQUIRY: The Journal of the Aesthetics of Kitsch, Camp and Mass Culture”; “ESPES. The Slovak Journal of Aesthetics; the book series Estètica & Crítica (University of Valencia, Spain). Her research focuses on three fields: the theory of the arts in the Renaissance; the ornament theory; the aesthetics of everyday life with special reference in architecture and design.