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POSTPONED: Futurism in the Twenty-first Century: New Directions in Futurism Studies

Date:

03/28/2020


POSTPONED: Futurism in the Twenty-first Century: New Directions in Futurism Studies

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 

 

The Department of Italian Studies at the University of Toronto, in collaboration with the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, present a conference on futurism in the twenty-first century.

Northrop Frye Centre
Victoria College - University of Toronto
73 Queen's Park Cres. E. | Building 515

March 28, 2020

FREE EVENT | OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Convenors: Luca Somigli and Andrea Parasiliti

9:30-10:30 – Session 1

Chair: Andrea Parasiliti (University of Toronto)

Matteo Brera (York University and University of Toronto), “Non Expedit Svaticanare: Mario Palmarini’s Esoteric Futurism and the Index of Prohibited Books”

Monica Jansen (University of Utrecht) and Luca Somigli (University of Toronto), “From Anti-clericalism to Sacred Art: Perspectives on Futurism and the Sacred”

10:30-11:00: Coffee break

11:00-12:00 – Session 2

Chair: Marco Malvestio (University of Toronto)

Barbara Meazzi (Université Côte d’Azur), “Rileggere il futurismo: il fantastico Marinetti”

Paola Sica (Connecticut College), “Leandra Angelucci Cominazzini: Revisiting the Futurist Debate on Speed, the Sacred and the Spiritual for a New Reality”

12:00-1:30: Lunch

1:30-2:30 – Session 3

Chair: Luca Somigli (University of Toronto)

Patrizio Ceccagnoli (University of Kansas), “On A Futurist Dog: For a Posthuman Ecocritical Reading of Marinetti’s Words in Freedom”

Andrea Parasiliti (University of Toronto), “Futurism and Disability: From the ‘Cannon’ to the Aesthetic Canon of Haphaestus”

2:30-3:00: Coffee break

3:00-4:00 – Session 4

Chair: Monica Jansen (University of Utrecht)

Laura Chiesa (University at Buffalo), “After Futurism: Music and Sound”

John Picchione (York University), “Acceleration, Montage, Intermediality, and the Subject: Futurism and Its Legacy”

4:00-5:00 – Round table “New Directions in the Study of Modernism and the Avant-Garde”

Chair: Luca Somigli

Participants:

Melba Cuddy-Keane (University of Toronto)

Robert Davidson (University of Toronto)

Paola Sica (Connecticut College)

Taras Koznarsky (University of Toronto)

Information

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020

Time: From 9:30 am To 5:00 pm

Organized by : University of Toronto Department of Italian Studies

In collaboration with : Istituto Italiano di Cultura

Entrance : Free


Location:

Northrop Frye Centre | Victoria College - University of Toronto | 73 Queen's Park Cres. E. | Building 515

Author:

U of T Department of Italian Studies

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