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CFA Spunti e Ricerche -special issue on Dario Fo and Franca Rame

UnknownThe Editorial Committee of Spunti e Ricerche, a refereed journal of Italian Studies, invites submissions for volume 31 (2016) on Dario Fo and Franca Rame. 2016 will mark Dario’s 90th birthday and this special issue can cover any aspect of the artists’ life, whether alone or as a couple, including but not limited to:

  • Theatre and performance from their beginnings through to present day
  • Songs
  • Radio, film and television
  • Art, including theatre sets, props, puppets and paintings
  • Dario Fo’s books on people, history, and art
  • Dario Fo and Franca Rame’s political experiences and writings

Expressions of interest (including a 150-300 words abstract and short 100 word bio) should be sent to the special issue editor, Luciana d’Arcangeli,  by 29 January 2016.

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Joe Farrell alla SBS – Rame, Stevenson, la Scozia, le Samoa

400px-Samoa_islands_2002Per chi non può partecipare alla presentazione martedì 8 aprile da parte di Joe Farrell dei suoi libri su Franca Rame e Dario Fo, c’è una sua intervista oggi alla SBS che potete trovare qui. Parla in particolare di Franca Rame e le sue esperienze da senatrice, compreso l’incontro con il senatore Giulio Andreotti. Illustra anche il progetto di ricerca in corso su Robert Louis Stevenson, la Scozia e le Samoa.

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Joe Farrell on Dario Fo and Franca Rame

darioefranca_3d-369x489Join us on Tuesday 8 April at 6.30pm at the Museo Italiano, 199 Faraday St, Carlton, Melbourne, for the presentation by Joe Farrell (University of Strathclyde) of his two recent books. His interview with Franca Rame, Franca Rame: non è tempo di nostalgia (Della Porta Editori) was published in July 2013 and his biography of Dario Fo and Franca Rame, Dario e Franca: La biografia della coppia Fo/Rame attraverso la storia italiana (Ledizioni, Milano), in February 2014.

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FRANCA RAME: THE FEMALE JESTER OF THE 20TH CENTURY

095200890-253397dc-07ee-4f06-994f-2bcd06edfdc1Join Dr Luciana d’Arcangeli (Flinders University) for her presentation of the life and work of Franca Rame, on and off the stage, and the liberating force of women’s laughter in theatre and beyond.

 When: Friday 14 June 2013, 6.30 pm

Where: Co.As.It. Museo Italiano, Conference Room, 199 Faraday Street, Carlton VIC 3053.

RSVP essential: ihs@coasit.com.au or (03) 9349 9021

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