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Monday, 29 December

466. Italian Genre Cinema

8:30–9:45 a.m., Yerba Buena Salon 15, Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century Italian Literature

Presiding: Francesca G. Parmeggiani, Fordham Univ., Bronx

1. “Honoring the Early Italian Comica: Technology, Slapstick, Avant-Garde,” Michael George Syrimis, Tulane Univ.

2. “The Shadow of Za la Mort: Italian Adventure Serials, Male Stardom, and Intermediality,” John P. Welle, Univ. of Notre Dame

3. “Toward a (Re)Definition of Neorealism: Il Bandito as Noir Neorealism,” Alberto Zambenedetti, New York Univ.

4. “Anthropophagia in Post-1968 Italian Cinema,” Fulvio S. Orsitto, California State Univ., Chico

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