Call for papers - Symposium on modern and contemporary Italian cinema

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Fifth Italian Symposium on Modern and Contemporary Italian Cinema at Indiana University, April 22-25, 2015.

Submissions are being accepted for original research on the importance of new directors in Italian cinema. Topics may include, but are not limited to: recent research on directors, regulation and funding with regard to film production in Italy, individual film analysis, the Influence of International Cinema on Modern and Contemporary Italian Cinema, the influence of Italian cinema on International Cinema, the importance of photography or music in contemporary Italian cinema, and cinema as pedagogical tool in the foreign language classroom.

Proposals on Italophone cinema are also encouraged: namely, the cinemas of North and South America, Australia, and South Africa, for instance, that deal with the Italian experience outside of Italy.

Papers should be written in the language with which the reader feels most comfortable (Italian or English); however, they are limited to no more than 15 minutes (8-9 doubled-spaced pages). One-page abstracts should be sent electronically (Word attachment only) by Dec. 31, 2014 or before to Antonio Vitti ([email protected]) or to Andrea Ciccarelli ([email protected]).

Artist in Residence for the 2015 symposium:
FRANCESCO ROSI – Five of his cinematic masterpieces will be part of the symposium.

Thank you
Antonio Vitti

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