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The historic hilltowns of Italy have survived wars, sieges, and earthquakes for centuries but they are now facing their biggest threat: economic survival.
Do you have too much stuff?
Are you leaving Rome soon and your suitcase is too small?
We’ve heard of glass reusable straws, of cutting down meat consumption, of taking fewer planes...
But how can our daily actions make a difference? How can we live anti-consumerist practices every day?
Two short lectures in an evening celebration to mark the 10th anniversary of the passing of Terry Kirk, Professor of Art History at The American University of Rome, 1990-2009.
Karima Moyer-Nocchi is a professor in the Modern Languages department at the University of Siena and also teaches Food Studies at the University of Rome, Tor Vergata.
In this lecture, Griselda Pollock takes up Gertrude Stein’s incisive comment that, of all things, the modern cannot be in a museum. So, what was new and remarkable in the creation of this paradoxical institution: a musealization of modern art?