Specters of the Great War: France, Italy and the First World War Conference

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Specters of the Great War: France, Italy and the First World War Conference

An international and interdisciplinary conference. Scholars will present on art history, history, literature, music, and postcolonial issues. The conference is open to the public.

Thursday, May 15, 2014
1:15pm-5:45pm
Haldeman 41 (Kreindler Conference Hall)
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Conferences

1:15 Opening remarks:  Philip Hanlon, President of Dartmouth College

                                         Graziella Parati, Chair of French and Italian 

                                        Adrian Randolph, Dean of the Humanities

 2:00-3:45       Modernism and WWI

CHAIR: KATHERINE HORNSTEIN, Art History Department, Dartmouth College

Cinzia Blum “Masculine Exploits: Marinetti’s Futurist Performance on the Stage of the Great War”

Abigail Susik "War Games: Surrealist Automatism and the Great War."

Michael Syrimis “War, Laughter, and the Mechanized Body in Italian Silent Film”

4:15-5:45  Keynote Address

INTRODUCED BY MARGARET DARROW, History Department, Dartmouth College

Mark Thompson “National Unity or Shared Suffering? - Dilemmas of Commemoration in Italy”

 

 

For more information, contact:
Patricia McGuinn

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.