Events & Program


Photo of Grooving Lampedusa by Mario Badagliacca. The research is part of the AHRC-funded project “Transnationalizing Modern Languages: Mobility Identity and Translation in Modern Italian Cultures” involving researchers at the Universities of Bristol, Cardiff, Queen Margaret, St Andrews, and Warwick.

Grooving Lampedusa by Mario Badagliacca. 


The Events & Program page contains all of the information that you will need about the conference schedule and special events that will be taking place from April 20th-April 22nd. Under the “Complete Program” section of this page you will found the full viewable schedule, as well as a link to a downloadable PDF version of the conference program. The “Special Events” section of the Events & Program page provides a complete list of events that will be offered during the course of the conference, as well as registration for the final banquet that will be held on Saturday, April 22nd. Finally, a brief glance of the schedule can be viewed below for your convenience. We look forward to seeing you at the event and hope that you enjoy your time in Columbus!


Schedule at a Glance

Thursday April 20th

1:00-2:30 Session 1 (A-I)

2:45-4:15 Session 2 (A-J)

4:30-6:00 Session 3 (A- J)

Reception, The Faculty Club

Friday April 21st

8:30-10:00 Session 4 (A-I)

Session 5 (A-I)
Tours of Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, Simone Castaldi, Hofstra University

CSIS Annual General Meeting Business Meeting: Women’s Studies Caucus; Business Meeting: Queer Studies Caucus

Session 6 (A-J)
Queer Studies Caucus Special Event Screening and Audience Discussion On the Other Side of the Mirror, Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Session 7 (A-J)
Blaxploitalian (Fred Kuwornu, 2016) Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Plenary Lecture
Ruth Ben-Ghiat
Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Reception, The Ohio Union

Saturday April 22nd

Exhibit of Rare Books, Thompson Library

9:00-10:30 Session 8 (A-J)

10:45-12:15 Session 9 (A-H)

AAIS Annual General Meeting

Session 10 (A-I)
Women’s Studies Caucus Special Event, Lorella Zanardo Presents “Femminismo porta a porta: informare attraverso internet e attivare il cambiamento attraverso incontri dal vivo sul territorio”

3:30-5:00 Session 11 (A-I)

5:15-6:45 Session 12 (A-I)

Cocktail Hour and Banquet, The Blackwell Inn