Jun 23, 2020
Amanda Minervini teaches and researches in the department of Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese and Russian Studies, and is the director of the Italian program, at Colorado College. Her research interests are in religion and politics, documentary, Holocaust representations, and political theory. She is the translator of Carlo Galli's Janus's Gaze: Essays on Carl Schmitt. Today we discuss her article titled, "Face to Face: Iconic Representations and Juxtapositions of St. Francis of Assisi and Mussolini during Italian Fascism," forthcoming in M. Epstein, F. Orsitto, A. Righi's Tot Art: The Visual Arts, Fascism(s), and Mass-Society (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge: UK).