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October 30 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Reception and Translation of
Elena Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend
Global Ferrante examines the dynamics of friendship, love, language, class and the social tensions from post-war Italy to the present depicted in Ferrante’s novels that resonate worldwide.
|4:30-4:50||Who’s Afraid of Elena Ferrante? Thoughts on the Impetus to Discover Her (?) Identity (Enrico Vettore)|
|4:50-5:10||Ferrante’s Many Italian Diasporas (Francesco Chianese)|
|5:10-5:30||Christa Wolf: A Primer for Readers of Elena Ferrante (Robert Blankenship)|
|5:30-5:50||L’amie prodigiuese I, II, III, IV: Elena Ferrante in France (Clorinda Donato)|
|7:00-8:30||Screening of Ferrante Fever|
|8:30-9:00||Discussion of Film|
Cosponsored by the George L. Graziadio Center for Italian Studies and the Clorinda Donato Center for Global Romance Languages & Translation Studies