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Thursday, 06 January

109. Perceptions of Italians at Home and Abroad in Seventeenth-, Eighteenth-, and Nineteenth-Century Italy

3:30–4:45 p.m., 306A, LA Convention Center

Program arranged by the Division on Seventeenth-, Eighteenth-, and Nineteenth-Century Italian Literature

Presiding: Nathalie Hester, Univ. of Oregon

1. “Suspect Sexualities: British Perceptions of Italians on the Grand Tour,” Clorinda Donato, California State Univ., Long Beach

2. “Standing Up to the Bully: Eighteenth-Century Italian Responses to French Ridicule,” Rachel A. Walsh, Univ. of Denver

3. “Delacroix, Dante, and the Risorgimento,” Susan Jeanne Noakes, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

4. “Perceptions of Italians in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction,” Heather Sottong, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

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