December 12, 1999
Prof. Paolo Valesio (Yale University): "Exile, Expatriation and Italophone Poetry"
Professor Valesio is the author of four books of fiction, eleven books of poetry (the last one, Piazza delle preghiere massacrate, was published this year) and several essays and books of literary criticism, like Gabriele dAnnunzio: The Dark Flame (Yale University Press, 1992) and The Crossfires of the Tribes, which will be published soon. He is the founder of the YIP. Yale Italian Poetry (1997) and the Associate Director of the Italian Poetry Society of America IPSA.