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Saturday, 27 December

132. Ethnic Images across Media

7:00–8:15 p.m., Yerba Buena Salon 10, Marriott

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

Presiding: Paola Gambarota, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

1. “The ‘Asian Shepherd Wandering’ along the World Roads: People and Nations in Leopardi’s Work,” Michele Monserrati, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

2. “‘Eppure è un negro’: Lombroso and Racist Ideology in Verdi and Boito’s Otello,” Jonathan Hiller, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

3. “‘Signore e signori, Buffalo Bill!’: The Italian Tour of William Cody’s Wild West Show and the Representation of ‘Others,’” Irene Lottini, Univ. of Iowa

4. “‘Art of Darkness’: Images of Native Women in Italian Colonial Visual Arts,” Rosetta Giuliani-Caponetto, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

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