Friday, 29 December
465. Identity and Self-Representation in Pirandello
1:45–3:00 p.m., Washington B, Loews
Program arranged by the Pirandello Society of America
Presiding: Rosemarie Lavalva, Binghamton Univ., State Univ. of New York
1. “Self-Identification and Self-Communication: Pirandello’s Central Issue,” Umberto C. Mariani, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
2. “‘Io mi chiamo Mattia Pascal’: Il fu Mattia Pascal and the Authenticity of Identity,” Andrew Martino, Southern New Hampshire Univ.
3. “Machinic Splittings and Other Bergsonian Themes in The Notebooks of Serafino Gubbio, Cinematograph Operator,” Luca Barattoni, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
4. “Eyes Wide Shut: The Impaired Eyesight of Pirandello’s Characters,” Rosemarie Lavalva
For copies of abstracts, visit www.pirandellosocietyofamerica.org.