Thursday, 29 December
631. Cultural Poetics and the Politics of Public Feelings
9:00–10:15 p.m., Cabinet, Washington Hilton
Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century Italian Literature
Presiding: Stefania Lucamante, Catholic Univ. of America
1. “A Study on Interpersonal Relationships and the Presence of Humor in Maccaroni and Alberto Express,” Mario Aste, Univ. of Massachusetts, Lowell
2. “Nostalgia, Continuity, and Utopia in Good Morning, Babylon by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani,” Gaetana Marrone-Puglia, Princeton Univ.
3. “Subversions of the Nostalgic Gaze in Matteo Garrone’s Cinema,” Luca Caminati, Colgate Univ.