Wednesday, 29 December
493. Religion and Politics in Contemporary Italian Cinema
1:45–3:00 p.m., Congress A, Loews
A special session
Session leader: Allison A. Cooper, Colby Coll.
1. “Monumental Struggle: Gay Pride and Public Spaces in Le fate ignoranti and Il diavolo nell’acqua santa,” Amy Boylan, Univ. of California, Los Angeles
2. “Church and State Exposed in Bellocchio’s Buongiorno notte,” Dana E. Renga, Colorado Coll.
3. “Fundamentalism and Religion’s Formless Hour in Bellocchio’s L’ora di religione,” Laura Harwood Wittman, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara