Sunday, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 308, JW Marriott
The Politics of Public Celebrations
Program arranged by the forum LLC 17th-, 18th-, and 19th-Century Italian. Presiding: Sabrina Ferri, Univ. of Notre Dame
1. “Dante’s Festival and Funeral: Regional Rivalry in the New Nation,” Guy P. Raffa, Univ. of Texas, Austin
2. “Il secolo and the Italian Carnival: Mirror Effects,” Silvia Valisa, Florida State Univ.
3. “Legitimizing Arcadian Practices: Crescimbeni and Celebratory Poems,” Rachel A. Walsh, Univ. of Denver
4. “Milanese Celebrations for the Wedding of Ferdinand of Habsburg (1771),” Francesca Luigia Savoia, Univ. of Pittsburgh