Monday, 29 December
466. Italian Genre Cinema
8:30–9:45 a.m., Yerba Buena Salon 15, Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century Italian Literature
Presiding: Francesca G. Parmeggiani, Fordham Univ., Bronx
1. “Honoring the Early Italian Comica: Technology, Slapstick, Avant-Garde,” Michael George Syrimis, Tulane Univ.
2. “The Shadow of Za la Mort: Italian Adventure Serials, Male Stardom, and Intermediality,” John P. Welle, Univ. of Notre Dame
3. “Toward a (Re)Definition of Neorealism: Il Bandito as Noir Neorealism,” Alberto Zambenedetti, New York Univ.
4. “Anthropophagia in Post-1968 Italian Cinema,” Fulvio S. Orsitto, California State Univ., Chico