Call for papers: conference panel on The Battle of Algiers

Poster for The Battle of AlgiersCall for proposals to present on The Battle of Algiers (Gillo Pontecorvo, 1966) at one or more sessions at the joint conference of the American Association for Italian Studies and the Canadian Society for Italian Studies, The Ohio State University, April 20-22, 2017.

The Battle of Algiers (Gillo Pontecorvo, 1966), an Italo-Algerian co-production on Algeria’s anti-colonial struggle released four years after independence from France, reaches outside cinema to attain ‘a constantly renewed relevance’ (Harrison 2007). Proposals including title, abstract (200-300 words), and short bio should be sent to a.oleary@leeds.ac.uk by 16 December 2016. See here for more information.