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Tuesday, 27 December

87. The Sound of Modernism: Avant-Garde Experiments with Radio, 1909–45

8:45–10:00 p.m., Caucus, Washington Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Ruben A. Gallo, Princeton Univ.

1. “Ezra Pound’s Fantasmatic Radio,” Hélène Aji, Univ. of Paris 4

2. “Toward a Theory of the Wireless: Modern Sound Montage in Rudolf Arnheim’s ‘Radio,’” Timothy Campbell, Cornell Univ.

3. “From ‘Bambinopoli’ to ‘Il Bombardamento di Adrianopoli’: The Fusion of Populist and Modernist Aesthetics in Early Italian Radio Programming, 1926–33,” Margaret Fisher, Second Evening Art Publishing

4. “Alejo Carpentier’s Radio Plays: Between Surrealism and Popular Art,” Anke Birkenmaier, Columbia Univ.

For copies of papers, write to gallo@princeton.edu.

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