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Seminars and conferences in Italian Studies

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Unless otherwise stated, all seminars will take place on Wednesday 5-7pm in Room H403.
All welcome. Wine and nibbles will be provided.

For info, please contact Dr Mila Milani and Dr Alessio Cotugno.
Please check this webpage for updates on events in Term 2 and Term 3!

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Term 1

Wednesday 18 October 2017, 5-7pm H4.03

Dr Maria Teresa Guerrini (University of Bologna)

La storia dell’Università di Bologna alla prova delle banche dati europee

Respondent: Dr David Lines (Italian Studies)

Wednesday 22 November 2017, 5-7pm H4.03

Dr Alice Colombo (University of Bristol)

The transnational dimension of cheap print: translated chapbook and broadside literature in 19-th century Italy

Respondent: Dr Valentina Abbatelli (Italian Studies)

Wednesday 29 November 2017, 5-7pm H4.03

Dr Federica Mazzara (University of Westminster)

The Art Response to the Migration ‘Crisis’: Aesthetics of Subversion in Lampedusa

Respondent: Dr Jenny Burns (Italian Studies)

Term 2 (2017/18)

Wednesday 24 January 2018, 3-6pm in OC1.03 (The Oculus)

Paratextual Approaches to Retranslation and Rewriting

Dr Alice Colombo (University of Bristol) and Dr Sharon Deane-Cox (University of Strathclyde)

Respondents: Dr Caterina Sinibaldi (Italian Studies) and Dr Emma Campbell (French Studies)

Organizer: Dr Valentina Abbatelli (Italian Studies)

Co-funded with IAS

Wednesday 31 January 2018, 5-7pm H4.03

Dr Daniela Cerimonia (Royal Holloway London)

Leopardi and Shelley: Discovery, Translation and Reception

Respondent: Dr Fabio Camilletti (Italian Studies)

Wednesday 21 February 2018, tbc

Identities in Motion III


Organizers: Gianmarco Mancosu and Gioia Panzarella (Italian Studies)

Wednesday 28 February 2018, 5-7pm H4.03

Dr Paolo Gervasi (Queen Mary, University of London)

The Emotional Body. Literature, caricature, and the history of emotions

Respondent: Dr Alberica Bazzoni (Italian Studies)

Term 3