We are pleased to announce our distinguished guest, McKnight Land-Grant Professor, Lorenzo Fabbri (University of Minnesota), as our speaker and workshop leader for the JHI-UTM Seminar, "Mediating Race, Reimagining Geopolitics." This event is organized by Assistant Professor Elizabeth Wijaya (U of T) and co-hosted by the Jackman Humanities Institute, the UTM Collaborative Digital Research Space, the Department of Visual Studies, and the Cinema Studies Institute. Please join us for an in-person lecture on March 17th and workshop on March 18th.
Lecture - Wednesday, March 17
"In Nazi-Fascism's Wake: Neorealism, Race, and the Post-War Order"
Innis College (IN222)
12 pm - 2 pm
Seating is available on a first come, first served basis
Workshop - Thursday, March 18
"Rom-Coms Against the Regime? De Sica's Films Under Fascism"
MN3230, Collaborative Digital Research Space (UTM Campus)
11 am - 12 pm, workshop
12 pm - 1 pm, refreshments and discussion
To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Space limited.
Lorenzo Fabbri (PhD, Cornell University) is a Mcknight Land-Grant Professor and Director of Italian Studies at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. His first book, The Domestication of Derrida, was published in 2008 by Continuum and his second monograph, Making a Race: Cinema, Fascism, and Resistance, is under contract with the University of Minnesota Press. Lorenzo's research on biopolitics, film history and media theory has been featured in venues as Diacritics, Res Publica, Screen, Radical Philosophy Review, and Critical Inquiry. He is serving as editor-in-chief - with Ramsey McGlazer - of Italian Culture, the journal of the American Association for Italian Studies.