Distinguished Italian Writer Dacia Maraini to Give a Lecture at Ithaca College


Contributed by Marella Feltrin-Morris

Dacia Maraini, a world-renowned novelist, journalist, playwright and activist, will give a lecture entitled "Saints and Rebels: Portraits of Women in History" at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the Handwerker Gallery. Maraini will talk about the representation of women in her plays and novels.

The lecture will be followed, at 6:00 p.m., also at the Handwerker Gallery, by the dramatic reading of Dacia Maraini's play, Charlotte Corday, translated by Marella Feltrin-Morris and adapted by Emily Jackson.



Both events are free and open to the public. A reception is scheduled after the dramatic reading.

Sponsored by the Departments of Modern Languages and Literatures, Writing, and English, the Women Studies Program, the H&S Educational Grant Initiative, and the Office of the Provost.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Marella Feltrin-Morris at mfeltrinmorris@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3644. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.