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Tuesday, 29 December

387. Americanism and Anti-Americanism in Italian Culture in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

8:30–9:45 a.m., Commonwealth Hall A1, Loews

Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century Italian Literature

Presiding: Norma Bouchard, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

1. “The Italian Hero and the American Merchant: Anti-Americanism and Cultural Autarchy in Fascist Propaganda,” Chiara Bauzulli, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York

2. “Hollywood Dreams: Rossellini’s Americans in Italy,” Siobhan S. Craig, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

3. “Neither for Money, nor for Love, nor for Heaven: The Italian Legacy of Edgar Lee Masters,” Andrea Malaguti, Columbia Univ.

4. “L’orizzonte aperto dell’America per non morire: Sulle tracce di Pavese,” Rossana Barbera, Center for Italian Studies, Baltimore; Annelise Brody, Washington Univ.

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