Feminism / Realism: Elena Ferrante

December 8, 2016
6:30–8:30 p.m.
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 103
Columbia University



Presenters:
Alessia Ricciardi
, Professor Of Italian And Comparative Literature, Northwestern University
“A Story of Entrustment: Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels”

David Kurnick, Associate Professor of English, Rutgers University
“Ferrante Talk and the Scales of Contemporary Realism” 

Respondent:
Rebecca Falkoff, Assistant Professor of Italian, NYU



Read Rebecca Falkoff’s “To Translate is To Betray: on the Elena Ferrante Phenomenon in Italy and the US” in Public Books

Read David Kurnick’s “Ferrante, in History” in Public Books