Global Legacies – Pirandello across Centuries and Media

Pirandello and Marta Abba rehearse for La nuova colonia
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 3:00am

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.

 

Possible topics:

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 psa2017conference@gmail.com 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/

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