Specters of the Great War: France, Italy and the First World War Conference
An international and interdisciplinary conference. Scholars will present on art history, history, literature, music, and postcolonial issues. The conference is open to the public.
1:15 Opening remarks: Philip Hanlon, President of Dartmouth College
Graziella Parati, Chair of French and Italian
Adrian Randolph, Dean of the Humanities
2:00-3:45 Modernism and WWI
CHAIR: KATHERINE HORNSTEIN, Art History Department, Dartmouth College
Cinzia Blum “Masculine Exploits: Marinetti’s Futurist Performance on the Stage of the Great War”
Abigail Susik "War Games: Surrealist Automatism and the Great War."
Michael Syrimis “War, Laughter, and the Mechanized Body in Italian Silent Film”
4:15-5:45 Keynote Address
INTRODUCED BY MARGARET DARROW, History Department, Dartmouth College
Mark Thompson “National Unity or Shared Suffering? - Dilemmas of Commemoration in Italy”