Rethinking the rules: women in Mafia

full name / name of organization: 
Nemla - Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
serenata.1@osu.edu

This session analyzes and diverse ways of considering women in the Mafia, that is, how new, twenty-first century representations of Mafia women have completely changed the organization and structure of criminal organizations from the inside. Both older and more recent American and Italian films have reflected on this shifting role of Mafia women on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, and in particular how this image has emerged in the new millennium. Please send a 250-300 word abstract to serenata.1@osu.edu.

cfp categories: 
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
graduate_conferences
interdisciplinary
modernist studies
professional_topics
twentieth_century_and_beyond