April 29 to 30. Eco Italie: Material Landscapes and Environmental Imaginaries

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April 29 and 30. John D Calandra Italian American Institute | 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York, NY. Attendance at the conference is open to all and free of charge, but space is limited. Please call to register: 212-642-2094. Proof of vaccination and ID are required upon entry. Masks are encouraged but not required. The conference will be live streamed at this link

Italians operating under diverse historical conditions within the national borders and beyond have participated in varied roles and perspectives in transforming the global environment. Building on the growing scholarship analyzing Italian histories and cultures from the perspective of the environmental humanities this interdisciplinary conference encompasses a wide range of topics concerning the environment, broadly understood, from backyard gardening practices to industrial farming, from Fascist-era agricultural projects to the dumping of toxic waste by perpetrators of organized crime.

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SOURCE: John D Calandra Italian American Institute

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