Cerca

EventiEventi

6pm

7.30pm

Global Tarantella: Reinventing Southern Italian Folk Music and Dances Incoronata Inserra, Virginia Commonwealth University

In Global Tarantella (University of Illinois Press, 2017) Incoronata Inserra ventures into the history, global circulation, and recontextualization of tarantella, a genre of Southern Italian folk music and dance. Examining tarantella’s changing image and role among Italians and Italian Americans, Inserra illuminates how factors like tourism, translation, and world music venues have shifted the ethics of place embedded in the tarantella cultural tradition. Once rooted in a world of rural Catholicism, tarantella now thrives in urban, secular, migrant, and ethnic settings. Inserra reveals how the genre’s changing dynamics contribute to reimagining Southern Italian identity and shows how its global growth promotes a reassessment of gender relations in the Italian South, helping create space for Italian and Italian American women to reclaim gendered aspects of the genre.

» Per saperne di piu
Commenti: Vai ai commenti

Dove

Calandra Italian American Institute
25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10036

Iscriviti alla nostra newsletter / Subscribe to our newsletter