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.

Saturday, May 17, 2014
9:00am-12:30pm
Haldeman 41 (Kreindler Conference Hall)
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Conferences

9:00am-10:45 THE FRENCH AND ITALIAN FRONTS

CHAIR: LAWRENCE KRITZMAN, French and Italian Department, Dartmouth College

Martha Hanna  “Foreign Fields:  Homesickness and Military Morale in the French  Expeditionary Force to Italy, 1917 -1918."
Loretta De Franceschi: “Writing and Publishing in Italy During the Great War”

François Proulx “ ‘Ne quittant pas mon lit pendant les alertes’ : Marcel Proust's wartime letters”

11:15-12:15

CHAIR: LUCAS HOLLISTER, French and Italian Department, Dartmouth College

Regina Sweeny “Soldiers' Soundscapes and Their Transposition into Metaphor”

Giorgio Bertellini “Life Everlasting: The Narrative Failures of Italian Cinema during World War I”

12:15-12:30 CLOSING REMARKS, Lawrence Kritzman

 

 

For more information, contact:
Patricia McGuinn

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