CINEMATIC MELODRAMA at AAIS April 11-14, 2013

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American American Association of Italian studiesAssociation of Italian Studies 2013 Annual Conference - University of Oregon, Eugene – April 11-14, 2013
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Cinematic Melodrama

This panel will explore cinematic melodrama in relation to literature, visual arts, opera, politics, morality, or religion. Papers that analyze specific use of posture, gesture, and spatial and musical categories are encouraged. All theoretical approaches are welcome. Please send a 250-300 word abstract and brief biographical note by November 15, 2012 to maria.catrickes@yale.edu.