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Slater Invited to Conference in Italy on Rudolph Valentino

Posted on 9/10/2008 2:44:05 PM

The University of Turin, Italy, and Museo Nazionale del Cinema di Torino invited Tom Slater of the IUP English Department to a 2009 conference on Rodolfo Valentino and his context, where he will present “Crediting June: Redefining Masculinity After the Great War in June Mathis’s Scripts for Rudolph Valentino.” Slater’s essay “June Mathis’s The Legion of Death (1918): Melodrama and the Realities of Women in WWI” will be published in Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, and the journal Post Script will publish his essay “The Vision and the Struggle: June Mathis’s Work on Ben-Hur, 1922-24” in the Fall issue.