The Pirandello Society of America invites contributions for its one-day conference in NYC:
“Global Legacies – Pirandello across Centuries and Media”
Saturday 16 September 2017, 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Hunter College, CUNY, 695 Park Ave, New York City
Keynote Speaker: Pietro Frassica, Princeton University
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Luigi Pirandello’s birth, this one-day conference sponsored by the Pirandello Society of America seeks a broad spectrum of contributions that evaluate and illuminate Pirandello’s legacies on world theatre, literature, cinema, and other media over a period of more than a hundred years. We encourage contributions that are interdisciplinary and engage with a variety of theoretical models when looking at Pirandello’s work and its multifaceted resonance.
Pirandello and media: theatre, cinema, performance, music, painting, and beyond
Pirandello’s creative legacies: children and grandchildren of Pirandello
Pirandellian mutations, transformations, dramaturgies
World Pirandello: Pirandellian authors and works outside the Western canon
Unfinished and ever-new: Pirandello “updated” across three centuries
Pirandello and the power of experimentation
Pirandellian techniques: applications and developments
Abstracts of 250 words in English for papers of 20 minutes duration should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 15, 2017.
English is the official language of the Conference.
For further information about The Pirandello Society of America please visit our website at: http://pirandellosociety.org/ and Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pirandellosocietyofamerica/
The Pirandello Society of America is pleased to be featured among a series of international conferences being held across the globe in honor of Pirandello’s 150th anniversary: Pirandello International 2017, Pirandello in a Globalized World. From Agrigento to Rome, Johannesburg to Munich, these events demonstrate the world-spanning reach of Pirandello’s influence today. More information and the full calendar for the international conference series can be found online: http://pirandello.eu/international2017/