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Thursday, 27 December

70. Cultural Intersections: Erasing the Divide between Low and High Art in Twentieth-Century Aesthetics

5:15–6:30 p.m., Missouri, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century Italian Literature

Presiding: Luca Somigli, Univ. of Toronto

1. “Popular Palazzeschi: Aestheticism, Antitraditionalism, and the Masses,” Antonio Melchor, Eckerd Coll.

2. “The Girl Next Door: Genre, Gender, and (Trans)National Culture in Pre- and Postwar Italian Cinema,” Jennifer Myers, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

3. “Auteurs and ‘Artsploitation’: The Exploitation of Sex in Postwar Italian Cinema,” Tamao Nakahara, Univ. of California, Berkeley

4. “Copie, cloni e falsi: L’architettura italiana nelle università americane,” Giulia Guarnieri, Bronx Community Coll., City Univ. of New York

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