45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-4, 2014

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Laura Baffoni Licata /Tufts University

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

April 3-4, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host Institution: Susquehanna University

Session Description and Submission Information:

'Cantami qualcosa pari alla vita': Percorsi lirici italiani del Novecento.

La sessione si propone di esaminare alcune delle piu' significative testimonianze liriche del ventesimo secolo, approfondendo tematiche di carattere esistenziale, letterario, politico e storico. Si accettano proposte anche su manifestazioni poetiche contemporanee.

The panel welcomes papers that examine the rich and deeply engaging work of Modern Italian Poets. The session aims to explore the relevance of Poetry in the Twentieth Century within the literary, existential, political, historical and social contest. Papers on Italian contemporary poetical expressions are also welcome.

Submit proposed titles and one 150-word page abstract by September 30, 2013 to:


Deadline: September 30, 2013

Please include with your abstract:
Name and Affiliation
Email address
Postal address
Telephone number
A/V requirements (if any; $10 handling fee with registration)

Laura Baffoni Licata, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer of Italian Literature and Culture
ARB Committee - Culture Option Subcommittee Chair
Department of Romance Languages
Tufts University
180 Packard Avenue, Olin Center
Medford, MA 02155

Tel. (617) 627-2763
Fax: (617) 627-3944