Wednesday, 4 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 205, Hynes
Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century Italian Literature
Presiding: Tania Modleski, Univ. of Southern California
1. "Disability and Difference in Anna Maria Ortese's Ethical Utopia," Vilma De Gasperin, Univ. of Oxford, Exeter Coll.
2. "Disability Studies: Theoretical Considerations," Elizabeth Victoria Leake, Columbia Univ.
3. "Gender as Disability: Reevaluating Aristotle's Theory of the Female as 'Mutilated Male' in the Italian Scene," Julia Hawkins, Ohio State Univ., Columbus
4. "'Beware the Wings of Those Who Cannot Fly': Disability as Sexual Liberation in Dacia Maraini's Donna in guerra," Kate Noson, Univ. of California, Berkeley