The University of Texas at Austin is organizing a series of virtual book presentations and Q&A with authors of recent publications of the Department of French and Italian. The kick-off is today, at 19:00 CET, with a special guest: our very own Jan Baetens, who will talk about his wonderful book on film photonovels, The Film Photonovel: A Cultural History of Forgotten Adaptations (University of Texas Press, 2019).
In conversation with Jan is Paola Bonifazio, Associate Professor in the Department of French and Italian at the University of Texas at Austin ad author of the book on photonovels The Photoromance: A Feminist Reading of Popular Culture (The MIT Press, 2020).
The event is free and open to public. You only need to register at the following link: