Friday, 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.