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.
9:00am-10:45 THE FRENCH AND ITALIAN FRONTS
CHAIR: LAWRENCE KRITZMAN, French and Italian Department, Dartmouth College
Martha Hanna “Foreign Fields: Homesickness and Military Morale in the French Expeditionary Force to Italy, 1917 -1918."
Loretta De Franceschi: “Writing and Publishing in Italy During the Great War”
François Proulx “ ‘Ne quittant pas mon lit pendant les alertes’ : Marcel Proust's wartime letters”
CHAIR: LUCAS HOLLISTER, French and Italian Department, Dartmouth College
Regina Sweeny “Soldiers' Soundscapes and Their Transposition into Metaphor”
Giorgio Bertellini “Life Everlasting: The Narrative Failures of Italian Cinema during World War I”
12:15-12:30 CLOSING REMARKS, Lawrence Kritzman