Category Archives: Italiaans

New in the collection: e-books

Maristella Cantini (ed.), Italian woman filmmakers and the gendered screen, Palgrave Macmillan 2013. Giovanna Faleschini Lerner, Maria Elena D’Amelio (eds), Italian motherhood on screen, Palgrave MacMillan 2017. Danielle Hipkins, Italy’s other women : Gender and prostitution in Italian cinema 1940-1965, … Continue reading

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Claudio Magris on 24 & 25 october in Amsterdam

On the occasion of the publication of the Dutch translation of Italian writer Claudio Magris’ (Trieste 1939) last book, Non luogo a procedere, the Universiteit van Amsterdam and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura dei Paesi Bassi organize the following meetings … Continue reading

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Aida Audeh, Nick Havely (eds.), Dante in the long Nineteenth century: nationality, identity, and appropriation, Oxford University press 2012. Enrique Ávila López, Modern Spain, ABC-CLIO 2015. Maryellen Bieder, Roberta Johnson (eds.), Spanish women writers and Spain’s civil war, Routledge 2016. … Continue reading

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Silvana Grasso: international conference in Utrecht

The Department of Italian Studies at the University of Utrecht organizes on next May 24th an international conference on Italian writer Silvana Grasso: L’opera di Silvana Grasso: poetica, generi e filologia. Grasso’s work has been translated into several languages, her … Continue reading

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Farid Laroussi, Postcolonial counterpoint : orientalism, France, and the Maghreb, University of Toronto Press, 2016. R. Pickering-Iazzi (ed), The Italian antimafia, new media, and the culture of legality, University of Toronto Press, 2017.

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On Italy’s Liberation day: Umberto Eco and Ur-Fascism

Every April 25th Italy commemorates the end of both Mussolini’s regime and the Nazi occupation of the Country: the date, made into a national holiday in 1946, corresponds to the Comitato di Liberazione Nazionale Alta Italia (CLNAI – National Liberation … Continue reading

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Resistance as friendship: Ada Gobetti’s Diario partigiano

I mentioned Ada Gobetti earlier on this blog and lately made her the topic of my contribution to the first issue of FIS, the magazine of Romance languages and cultures’ students at the University of Amsterdam. The more I am … Continue reading

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