PSA Conference – Global Legacies: Pirandello across Centuries and Media – 16 September 2017

The Pirandello Society of America presents its one-day conference

“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

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.

English is the official language of the Conference.

Keynote Speaker: Pietro Frassica, Princeton University

Attendance is free and open to the public.

The full program for the conference is available. Click here to read.

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/

Call for Papers: Global Legacies – Pirandello across Centuries and Media – New York City 16 September 2017

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/

Pirandello at 150 – MLA 2017 Panel in Philadelphia

Join us for the upcoming PSA panel at the Philadelphia Marriott for the session

Pirandello at 150″

Saturday, 7 January

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 404, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Pirandello Society of America

Presiding: Jana O’Keefe Bazzoni, Baruch Coll., City Univ. of New York

1. “One, No One, and One Hundred Thousand: Images of Pirandello between World War II and the Translational Turn,” Michael Roessner, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich

2. “Pirandello’s Thought and the South,” Alessandra Sorrentino, EPẒ-Munich

3. “The Legacy of Il fu Mattia Pascal and Sei personaggi in cerca d’autore in Italian Literature,” Nicolino Applauso, James Madison Univ.

Respondent: Michael Subialka, Univ. of California, Davis. (formerly Univ. of Oxford, St. Hugh’s Coll.)

For abstracts, click here.