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Friday, 29 December

597. Objects, Specimens, Artifacts, and Instruments in Seventeenth-, Eighteenth-, and Nineteenth-Century Italian Culture

9:00–10:15 p.m., Commonwealth Hall D, Loews

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

Presiding: Tullio G. Pagano, Dickinson Coll.

1. “Like Maccheroni in Cheese: Collecting Mummies in Baroque Travel Writing,” Nathalie Claire Hester, Univ. of Oregon

2. “Collecting Dead Virgins in Eighteenth-Century Rimini,” Clorinda Donato, California State Univ., Long Beach

3. “Practices of Collecting on the World’s Fairs’ Arena: De Amicis and the Great Exposition in 1880 Turin,” Cristina della Coletta, Univ. of Virginia

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