April 28th-29th – NYU Italian Studies – Mattia Roveri, Visiting Scholar – ‘The Military, Culture and Power’

THE MILITARY, CULTURE AND POWER

April 28–29, 2017

Casa Italiana

Friday, April 28th

09.30-09.45 Introduction and welcome

09.45-10.30

Susan Amatangelo (Holy Cross):

‘“L’amante di Gramigna”: Outlaws and Disorder in Post-Unification Italy’

respondent: Erica Moretti (SUNY)

10.30-11.15

Giuseppe Gazzola (Stony Brook):

‘Friend of the Invisible: Lieutenant Eugenio Montale from Caporetto to Vittorio Veneto’

respondent: Marco Mondini (Padua)

11.15-11.45 Coffee break

11.45-12.30

Gaetana Marrone-Puglia (Princeton):

‘Just Another War: Francesco Rosi’s Uomini Contro and the Faults of Militarism’

respondent: Eugenia Paulicelli (CUNY)

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.15

Rhiannon Noel Welch (Rutgers):

‘Visualizing Crisis’

 respondent: Ernest Ialongo (CUNY)

14.15-15.00

Fiona M Stewart (Pepperdine):

‘Myth-making? Nuto Revelli’s Record of Italian Experience on the Russian Front’

respondent: Brandon Schechter (NYU)

15.00-15.30 Coffee break

15.30-16.15

Davide Giuseppe Colasanto (CUNY):

‘Sexuality in Allied Occupied Italy: Cultural Representations and History’

respondent: Luca Falciola (NYU)

16.15-17.00

Mattia Roveri (NYU):

‘The Military, Culture and Power: Possible Alliances and Methodological Opportunities’

respondent: David Forgacs (NYU)

17.00-18.00 Aperitivo at the Casa Italiana

18.30 Dinner

Department of History

Saturday, April 29th

10.00-10.30 Coffee and snacks

10.30-11.15

Marco Rovinello (Calabria):

‘Neither Serving nor Fighting: Explaining Conscription Inside and Outside the Italian Barracks (1861-1914)’

respondent: Alessandro Saluppo (Padua)

11.15-12.00

Lorenzo Fabbri (Minnesota):

‘The Strongest Weapon: Security, Territory, Population, and Cinema’

respondent: Giulio Salvati (NYU)

12.00-13.00 Brunch

13.00-13.45

Rebecca Bauman (SUNY):

‘Masculinity and Memory in the Italian War Film’

respondent: Shelleen Greene (Wisconsin)

13.45-14.30

Coffee and roundtable discussion

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