Italian Intellectuals in Exile to the United States During the Interwar Period/ Intellettuali Italiani in esilio negli Stati Uni

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Filomena Fantarella
contact email: 
filomena_fantarella@brown.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Panel organiser / Chair : Filomena Fantarella (Brown University)

Many Italian intellectuals left Italy during the Fascist dictatorship and traveled to the United States: Gaetano Salvemini, Franco Modigliani, Egidio Reale, Max Ascoli, Carlo Sforza, Don Luigi Sturzo, Arturo Toscanini, just to mention a few. This panel would like to explore the role of Italian Intellectuals exiled to the United States during the interwar period: what were some of the activities they were engaged in the United States? How did their thought change? What was their view of Italy from America?

Please send a 350 word abstract and a short bio to: filomena_fantarella@brown.edu

Please include with your abstract:
Name and Affiliation
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DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION: SEPTEMBER 30, 2013

Intellettuali Italiani in esilio negli Stati Uniti

Molti sono stati gli intellettuali italiani a lasciare l’Italia durante la dittatura fascista e a recarsi negli Stati Uniti, come Gaetano Salvemini, Franco Modigliani, Egidio Reale, Max Ascoli, Carlo Sforza, Don Luigi Sturzo, Arturo Toscanini, solo per citarne alcuni. Questo panel vuole esplorare il lavoro degli intellettuali italiani in esilio negli Stati Uniti nel periodo compreso fra le due guerre: quale e’ stata la loro attivita’ negli Stati Uniti? Come e’ cambiato il loro pensiero e la loro percezione dell’Italia dall’America?
Mandate un abstract di 350 parole e una breve biografia al seguente indirizzo email: filomena_fantarella@brown.edu

LA SCADENZA PER INVIARE L"ABSTRACT E' IL 30 SETTEMBRE 2013

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cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches