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120. Italian Representations of Blackness

Thursday, 9 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Michigan B, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the American Association for Italian Studies

Presiding: Charles L. Leavitt, Univ. of Reading

1. "'Tammurriata Nera': Racial Hierarchies in Curzio Malaparte's La pelle," Franco Baldasso, New York Univ.

Franco Baldasso's Annotation:
Updated title:
"'So Kind, So Black, So Respectable': Racial Hierarchies in Curzio Malaparte's La pelle,"

2. "Metaphors of Mixing: Miscegenation and Catachresis in Ennio Flaiano's Tempo di uccidere," Melissa Coburn, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.

3. "Narrating African Migrants in Northern Italy," Sabina Perrino, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

4. "Black Mediterranean: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea," Sandra Ponzanesi, Utrecht Univ.


  • Italian Literature

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