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Being Black in Venice

Black Venitian Man
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Shaul Bassi, Igiaba Scego

Shaul Bassi is is Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies and Centre for Environmental Humanities at Ca' Foscari, the University of Venice. He is the director of the Center for Humanities and Social Change at Ca' Foscari. His research focuses on English literature, Shakespeare, postcolonial literature, otherness, and Jewish Venetians. He is author of numerous books, including Shakespeare's Italy and Italy's Shakespeare: Place, "Race" Politics (2016), and editor of even more, including Experiences of freedom in postcolonial literatures and cultures. He has also written on environmental issues, especially as experienced in Venice.
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