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2009 futurismo impact and legacy

Futurismo: Impact and Legacy
International Conference, October 16 – 17, 2009
Florence University of the Arts, Florence, Italy
Co-hosted by
SUNY – Stony Brook University Office of International Programs
And
CCIS – Center for Contemporary Italian Studies


Thursday, October 15th

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Welcome Reception and Exhibition at Ganzo Via de' Macci, 85/r

Friday, October 16th
CCIS – Center for Contemporary Italian Studies
Via dell’Oriuolo, 43 – Aula Cinema

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Registration    
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Welcome
Representatives from FUA
Dean, International Academic Programs Dr. William Arens, Stony Brook University

Chairs: Dr. William Arens, Stony Brook University
Professor Mario B. Mignone, Stony Brook University and Dr. Fabio Massimo Faggi

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Session I:
Guest Speakers

Ernest Ialongo, Hostos Community College, CUNY    
Filippo Tommaso Marinetti: The Artist and His Politics

Elisa Sai, University of Bristol    
Reassessing Futurism: A Contemporary Artistic Perspective

Luigi Fontanella, Stony Brook University
Aldo Palazzeschi and the Florentine Futurism: Il Codice di Perelà and Il Controdolore


11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Coffee Break


11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Session II:
Guest Speakers

Giovanni Bove, Università di Roma, “La Sapienza”                
Visual Rhetoric and Graphic Prosody in the Parole in Liberta' and the Tavole Parolibere: A Case Study of L’Italia Futurista (1916-18)

Dr. Fabio Massimo Faggi
Futurismo: Semantic Reflections and Potentials of Neologisms

Peter Carravetta, Stony Brook University
Poetics and Linguistics.  Marinetti and Gertrude Stein as Theoreticians of Language

    
1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Lunch


2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Session III:
Guest Speakers

Ernesto Livorni, University of Wisconsin
The Machine as the Rebirth of Humankind

Deirdre O'Grady, University College, Dublin        
Invention, Industry and the Superpower: the Artificial Human Being and Its Consequences for the "Future"

4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Coffee Break

4:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Session IV:
Guest Speakers

Christian Filstrup, Stony Brook University
"Cemeteries of wasted effort": Do research libraries have a Futurist future?

Andrew V. Uroskie, Stony Brook University
A Matter of Time: Bergsonian Temporality and the Futurist Image in Motion

Clodina Gubbiotti, University of Edinburgh                
The Influence of Futuristic     Aesthetics:The Specific Case The Italian Neo-avantgarde


Evening, Friday October 16th
Fondazione Primo Conti
Via G. Dupré, 18 – Fiesole

8:00 p.m.     Private Reception and guided tour of the museum
8:30 p.m.     Dinner is served


Saturday, October 17th
CCIS – Center for Contemporary Italian Studies
Via dell’Oriuolo, 43 Aula Cinema

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Registration

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Session I:
Guest Speakers

Zabet Patterson, Stony Brook University
The Wireless Imagination
    
Vera Castiglione, University of  Bristol    
The War Against Love: A Contemporary Polemic

Ursula Fanning, University College Dublin        
Futurism and the Abjection of the Feminine

11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Coffee Break


11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Session II:
Guest Speakers

Kevin Clouther, Stony Brook University
Sant'Elia's Invisible Cities

Ricarda Vidal, School of Advanced Study, London
Sant'Elia on the Thames: London's Docklands as Futurist Developments

Antonella Valoroso, The Umbra Institute, Perugia     
Futurist Theater: Theories, Experiments, Legacy

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Lunch
    
    
2:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. Session III:
Guest Speakers
    
Nicholas Rzhevsky, Stony Brook University
Regaining Futurism: Russian Theater 2003-2005

Margaret Schedel, Stony Brook University                
Neo-Futurist Sound: Re-embodying Noise

Giuseppe Gazzola,Stony Brook University
Prolegomena on a New Edition of Marinetti's Versi e Prose

4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Coffee Break

4:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Session IV:
Guest Speakers
    
Mariana Aguirre, Middle Tennessee State University            
Futurism and Ardengo Soffici in the pages of Lacerba  (1913-1915)

Mario Moroni, SUNY/Binghamton            
Beyond Matter: Futurism and Occultist Practices
    
Nick Ceramella, LUMSA Libera Università Maria Ss. Assunta Perugia    
"But  I like the futurists.  Only I don't believe in them."

6:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Break

Evening, Saturday, October 17th

FAST – School of Fashion Accessory Studies and Technology
Corso Tintori, 21 – Sala Rosa


7:30 p.m.  Special Poetry Readings
Dr. Fabio Massimo Faggi
A selection of poems
    
8:00 p.m.  Cocktail Reception

2009 futurismo impact and legacy



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