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210. Disability Studies in the Italian Context

Sunday, 4 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 205, Hynes

Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century Italian Literature

Presiding: Tania Modleski, Univ. of Southern California

1. "Disability and Difference in Anna Maria Ortese's Ethical Utopia," Vilma De Gasperin, Univ. of Oxford, Exeter Coll.

2. "Disability Studies: Theoretical Considerations," Elizabeth Victoria Leake, Columbia Univ.

3. "Gender as Disability: Reevaluating Aristotle's Theory of the Female as 'Mutilated Male' in the Italian Scene," Julia Hawkins, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

4. "'Beware the Wings of Those Who Cannot Fly': Disability as Sexual Liberation in Dacia Maraini's Donna in guerra," Kate Noson, Univ. of California, Berkeley


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  • Italian Literature

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