Friday, 29 December
597. Objects, Specimens, Artifacts, and Instruments in Seventeenth-, Eighteenth-, and Nineteenth-Century Italian Culture
9:00–10:15 p.m., Commonwealth Hall D, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on Seventeenth-, Eighteenth-, and Nineteenth-Century Italian Literature
Presiding: Tullio G. Pagano, Dickinson Coll.
1. “Like Maccheroni in Cheese: Collecting Mummies in Baroque Travel Writing,” Nathalie Claire Hester, Univ. of Oregon
2. “Collecting Dead Virgins in Eighteenth-Century Rimini,” Clorinda Donato, California State Univ., Long Beach
3. “Practices of Collecting on the World’s Fairs’ Arena: De Amicis and the Great Exposition in 1880 Turin,” Cristina della Coletta, Univ. of Virginia