Past Event

Gramsci Revisited: A Conference in Memory of John M. Cammett

May 6, 2011
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Organized by Mary Gibson (John Jay College, CUNY), & John Davis (U. of Connecticut). Co-sponsored by the Columbia University Seminar on Modern Italy, Journal of Modern Italian Studies, Seminars Office, and the Italian Academy

Schedule of Conference:

4:00‐4:30:    Opening remarks:   John Davis (University of Connecticut)  
Mary Gibson (John Jay College, CUNY)

4:30‐5:30:  Panel I: John Cammett and Gramsci
Frank Rosengarten (Queens College, CUNY), John Cammett’s writings on Antonio Gramsci and the PCI
Leonardo Paggi (University of Modena), Dear John, where is the world we lost?
Roberto Dainotto (Duke University), Gramsci’s bibliographies
Benedetto Fontana (Baruch College, CUNY), Politics and history in Gramsci

5:30‐6:15: Panel II: Gramsci Studies
Jane Slaughter (University of New Mexico), Gramsci’s place in women’s history
David Roberts (University of Georgia), Reconsidering Gramsci’s interpretation of fascism
Kate Crehan (College of Staten Island, CUNY), Gramsci’s concept of common sense: a useful concept for anthropologists?

6:15‐6:30: Coffee Break

6:30‐8:00: Comments by Nadia Urbinati (Columbia University)
    Discussion by the audience

The papers discussed at the conference have been published in the latest issue of the Journal of Modern Italian Studies (Volume 16, #2, March 2011)

The conference is sponsored by the Columbia Seminar on Modern Italy, the Journal of Modern Italian Studies, the University Seminars Office at Columbia University, and the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America.