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Reading the Language of Reality: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Updated: Oct 15, 2019

February 21, 2018 • 6:30 - 9:30pm

Consulado General de Mexico in Los Angeles 

2401 W 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90057


Authors Gian Maria Annovi (winner of the Ennio Flaiano Internetional Prize for Italian Studies) and Christopher Domingues Micheal will discuss the work of Italian world-renowned writer and filmaker Pier Paolo Pasolin. Organized by the IIC and the Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles.

Gian Maria Annovi is Associate Professor of Italian, Comparative Literature, and Gender Studies at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He is the author of Altri corpi (Gedit, 2008), a volume on corporeality and the experimental poetry of the 1960s, and Pier Paolo Pasolini: Performing Authorship (Columbia UP, 2017), winner of the International Flaiano Prize for Italian Studies. He is the editor of Antonio Porta’s Piercing the Page; Selected Poems 1958–1989 (2012), of a collection of essays on Pasolini and youth, Fratello selvaggio (2013), and of a trilingual edition of Amelia Rosselli's Impromptu (2014). He is also the co-editor of the collection of essays Anna Maria Ortese: Celestial Geographies, published by University of Toronto Press in 2015. In 2015 he received a Creative Capital | The Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant