New Perspectives on Gender in Italian Culture and Society

Friday 15 February 2013

Victoria University of WellingtonVIC-LOGO Landscape AW PMS-343 v3.eps

Programme

10                    Registration & Welcome

10.30-11.30   Panel 1: Gender and Poetry. Chair: Alex Standen

Renaissance Hippolyta. The myth of the Amazons in Giovanni Giorgini’s and Tommaso Stigliani’s epic poems. Carla Aloè (Birmingham)

Irma and Clizia: the woman and the muse between life and poetry, freedom and memory. Marco Sonzogni (VUW)

11.30-12        Tea and Coffee

12-1               Panel 2: Writing (on) the Body. Chair: Claudia Bernardi

Corsets, Hats and Tea: the Multifaceted Meaning of Food and Fashion in Matilde Serao’s “La virtù di Checchina” (1884). Francesca Calamita (VUW)

“Appartenevo ad un uomo, dunque?” Reading rape in 20th-century Italian women’s narrative. Alex Standen (Auckland)

1-2                  Lunch (own arrangements)

2-3.30             Panel 3: Gender on Stage and Screen. Chair: Francesca Calamita

Ritratto di famiglia in un interno: Vigilia nuziale di Clotilde Masci. Daniela Cavallaro (Auckland)

Il cinema partecipato: The crowd-sourced films of Antonietta de Lillo. Bernadette Luciano (Auckland)

Gender and Disability in Italian Cinema. Sally Hill (VUW)

3.30-4             Tea and Coffee

4-5                  Panel 4: Gender and Genre. Chair: TBA

Murder, Romance and Movie Stars: Uses of Popular Genres in Rossana Campo’s Literary Fiction. Claudia Bernardi (VUW)

Transessualità e travestitismo nei gialli di Andrea G. Pinketts. Barbara Pezzotti (Independent scholar)

5-5.30             Concluding Remarks

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