“Going forward with our heads forever turned back”: Re-reading Giorgio Bassani

WhenNovember 04, 2016 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
WhereOther Location
Contact InformationRomance Languages and Literatures Department
Description“Going forward with our heads forever turned back”: Re-reading Giorgio Bassani
November 4
Harper Memorial Library, Room 104

9am: Breakfast

9.30 am: The Garden of the Finzi-Contini by Giorgio Bassani. An American Tale.
Roberta Antognini, Vassar College

10 am: Bassani versus Pasolini: The Narrator’s Voice in Il romanzo di Ferrara
Armando Maggi, The University of Chicago

Coffee Break

11am: How can a Survivor from the Camp be Fat? On Fleshy Excess in Giorgio Bassani’s A Plaque on Via Mazzini
Maria Anna Mariani, The University of Chicago

11.30 am: Talking about the Weather During the Holocaust: Giorgio Bassani’s Memory of a Lost Italian Heimat
Emanuel Rota, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Discussion

12.30: Lunch

Organized by Armando Maggi and Maria Anna Mariani

Sponsored by:
Istituto Italiano di Cultura
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, The University of Chicago
CategoriesConferences/Lectures, Conferences
Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in this event should contact the event sponsor for assistance.