Internationales Medien- und Kulturmanagement

Friday, March 5, 2021, 12:15-2:15pm ET (18:15-20:15pm CET, Rome time)
Zoom link:

This event is free and open to the public!

Welcoming remarks:
URI President David M. Dooley
URI Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Nedra Reynolds

Conference featuring Dacia Maraini along with the distinguished scholars:
- Sole Anatrone (Vassar College),
- Esther Basile (Philosophical Institute of Naples),
- Juan Carlos De Miguel y Canuto (University of Valencia),
- Laura Fortini (Università degli Studi Roma Tre),
- Ombretta Frau (Mount Holyoke College),
- Tommasina Gabriele (Wheaton College),
- Patrizia Guida (LUM University),
- Genni Gunn (author and translator),
- Michelangelo La Luna (University of Rhode Island),
- Antonella Olson (University of Texas at Austin),
- Angela Pitassi (UCONN),
- Maurizio Rebaudengo (Convitto Nazionale "Umberto I"),
- Dagmar Reichardt (Latvian Academy of Culture LAC),
- Adele Sanna (University of California, Los Angeles),
- Lisa Sarti (BMCC, CUNY), Jane Tylus (Yale University)

Moderator and organizer:
Michelangelo La Luna, Professor of Italian (Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!)
Daniel Shields (Cranston High School West)

The meeting includes:
Short presentations, Questions and Answers, Breakout Rooms on some of the major themes covered in Dacia Maraini's writings:
diversity and inclusion, feminism, gender, LGBTQIA+, prostitution, violence against women, women's rights, etc.

About Dacia Maraini:
Maraini is involved in many social and political campaigns to defend women's rights, and to prevent violence against women throughout the world. Maraini, a writer, poet, and scholar of Women's Studies, produces traditional scholarship and creative work. Additionally, she is an active journalist for the most well respected Italian newspapers, including Il Mondo, Paese Sera, L’Unità, Corriere della Sera, Io Donna, La Stampa, Il Messaggero, and L’Espresso. For more information:

Attachment: Poster 2021

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