Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile in Italy

SAMLA 2012, November 9th-11th, Durham, NC

These sessions on Italian literature and culture (1600 to the present) relate to the conference’s focus, “Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile.”

Panel A: Saturday the 10th 2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m., Capital City                                     Moderator, Federico Luisetti, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill                             “The Journey and the Memoir in the Fiction of Italo Svevo,” Carmine di Biase, Jacksonville State University                                                                                                                 “Fulvio Tomizza’s Istrian double exile,” Marianna Deganutti, University of Oxford            “The Interstitial language and transnational experience,” Paolo Bartoloni, National University of Ireland, Galway

Panel B: Friday the 9th 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Bull Durham B                                   Moderator, Lillyrose Veneziano Broccia, University of Pennsylvania

“T. S. Eliot’s Travels in Italy, 1911,” Nancy D. Hargrove, Mississippi State University

“The Internal Exotic: Letteratura migrante and the Italian Canon,” Juliet Nusbaum, University of California at Los Angeles

“Reaffirming Stereotypes through Remembering: The Southern Question in 1990s Cinema of Immigration,” Avy Valladares, University of California at Berkeley

Al di là della mascolinità: Migration and Manhood in Italian Cinema,” Rebecca Bauman, Fashion Institute of Technology