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Leonardo Sciascia's "mala azione": Il contesto, Todo modo and 1970s Italian Politics

The Oxford Research Centre for the Humanities (TORCH)

Radcliffe Humanities Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG

Cadaveri eccellenti

Seminar Room – 3rd floor

Friday, 2nd May 2014, 2.30pm-5.30pm

(Click here for details of the morning Study Group) 

Attendance at this event is free, but places are limited. Please register through our Eventbrite page: by Sunday 27th April. Please also make sure you cancel if you can no longer attend, so that places can be reallocated. Thank you.
This year, 2014, marks the 25th anniversary of Leonardo Sciascia, who died in November 1989. To kick-start the commemorations of the Sicilian writer, ISO is holding a workshop on two of Sciascia's most controversial and disturbing works, Il contesto (1971) and Todo modo (1974), and on the two films that were inspired by those two novels in 1976.
2.30-2.40 – Preliminary remarks
2.40-3.00 Elisabetta Tarantino – Il contesto
3.00-3.20 Joseph Farrell – Todo modo
3.20-3.40 Martin McLaughlin – The correspondence between Sciascia and Italo Calvino
3.40-4.00 – Tea break
4.00-4.30 Guido Bonsaver – The film adaptations: Francesco Rosi’s Cadaveri eccellenti and Elio Petri’s Todo modo
4.30-5.30 – Round table and general discussion (chaired by Fabio Camilletti)
This event is sponsored by the British-Italian Society