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"Umana cosa è aver compassione": Care and Empathy in Italian Literature and Film (NeMLA - Northeast Modern Language Association)

Baltimore, Maryland
Event: NeMLA - Northeast Modern Language Association
Categories: Literary Theory, Drama, Narratology, Poetry, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy, Mediterranean
Event Date: 2022-03-10 Abstract Due: 2021-09-30

From the Franciscan value of compassion to the empathetic responses that many neorealist works propose, the Italian culture abounds with examples of the human capacity to share in the feelings of others. Drawing inspiration from the conference theme of "care," this panel welcomes papers that address compassion and/or empathy in Italian literature, cinema, and the arts.

Please submit an abstract and a short bio by September 30, 2021 here: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/19574

Questions can be emailed to tiziano_cherubini@baylor.edu



Tiziano Cherubini