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327. Rethinking Divismo: Italy and Modern Celebrity Culture

Saturday, 10 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Huron, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century Italian Literature

Presiding: John P. Welle, Univ. of Notre Dame

1. "Actors Playing Themselves: Divismo and Self-Referentiality in Italian Cinema," Irene Lottini, Univ. of Iowa

2. "Divismo-Consumismo: Divi in Italian Advertisement from Carosello to Sky Cinema," Grazia Menechella, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

3. "Filippo Timi: The Bad Boy of Italian Cinema," William Watson, Univ. of Arizona

4. "Mario Balotelli: Why Always Me?" Matthew F. Norsworthy, Ashford Univ.


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  • Italian Literature

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