Assistant professor of Italian at the University of Oklahoma to lecture at MSSU next week: Mafia culture, Italian cinema

Sep 08, 2013 1061

Dr. Monica Seger, assistant professor of Italian at the University of Oklahoma, will deliver three lectures at Missouri Southern State University on Monday, Sept. 9.

"Mafia Culture: History and Representation in Italy and Beyond" will begin at 9 a.m. in Corley Auditorium in Webster Hall.

The lecture will explore the roots of the mafia both in Italy and North America since the late 19th century. It will address the history of the mafia and related criminal organizations and will pay particular attention to the socio-political circumstances surrounding the creation and development of the mafia, its effect on contemporary Italy, and its history of representation in the media.

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