Angelo Castagnino

Conferences


- Invited Lecture - "Dal best seller all'autofiction: quarant'anni di romanzo italiano." Università degli Studi di Catania, December 2021.

- Invited Lecture - "Doing Sciascia Justice. His Legacy on the Judicial Novel." Graziadio Center at CSULB, December 2021

- Organizer and Chair, "One Hundred Years of Leonardo Sciascia." PAMLA, November 2021.

- "Joking With Ghosts. Irony, Sarcasm and Humor in Today's Italian Gothic." NEMLA, Boston University, March 2020.

- Invited Lecture - "La narrativa fantastica. Che genere di modo?" Università degli Studi di Catania, December 2019.

- "Fantasmi vivi: Eerie Presences in the Narratives of Simona Vinci." American Association of Italian Studies conference, Wake Forest University, March 2019.

- "The Ghost of Conscience: An Ecogothic Approach to Nicola Lagioia’s La ferocia." Modern Language Association conference, Chicago, January 2019.

- "Carnival in Vigata. Laughter and Subversion in Camilleri's Il nipote del Negus." Carolina Conference of Romance Studies (CCRS), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, April 2017.

- "The Fantastic Element in Maurizio De Giovanni's Representation of Fascism." NEMLA, Johns Hopkins University, March 2017.

- "The Doomed Professor in the Contemporary Novel." KFLC, University of Kentucky, April 2016.

- "Sicilitude and the Giallo: The Case of Sciascia and Savatteri." Sicily: Language, Art and Culture Conference, University of Pennsylvania, February 2016.

- Panel Chair, "John Fante, the West and Italian-American Writers." American Association of Italian Studies Conference, University of Colorado at Boulder, March 2015.

- "Injustice, Memory and Death in the Novels of Antonio Tabucchi." American Association of Italian Studies Conference. University of Colorado at Boulder, March 2015.

- "The Intellectual as a Detective: An Italian Perspective." Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention. Boise, Idaho. October 2014.

- "The Detective Between Obscurantism and Renovation: Umberto Eco's Il nome della rosa." The Monk, the Priest, the Nun Conference. University of Pennsylvania, March 2013.

- "L'isolamento dell'intellettuale nei romanzi di Sciascia." Mountain Interstate Foreign Languages Conference. Wake Forest University, October 2012.

- "Toronto: The City and the Italian Immigrants in the Works of Nino Ricci." American Association of Teachers of Italian Conference. Erice, May 2011.

- "Il treno ha fischiato: un viaggio di lucida follia." Carolina Conference of Romance Languages. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, March 2011.

- Panel Chair, "The Struggle for a New Authorial Identity in Post-war Italy." Carolina Conference of Romance Languages. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, March 2010