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Friday, March 13, 2015

The Beautiful Country: Tourism and the Impossible State of Destination Italy

Lecture | March 13 | 5-7 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, 221, Gifford Room

Stephanie Malia Hom, Presidential Professor of Italian, University of Oklahoma and the 2014-2015 Marta Sutton Weeks Fellow at the Stanford Humanities Center

Department of Italian Studies, Tourism Studies Working Group

Presented by the Tourism Studies Working Group
Every year, Italy swells with millions of tourists who infuse the economy with billions of dollars and almost outnumber Italians themselves. In fact, Italy has been a model tourist destination for longer than it has been a modern nation-state. Dr. Stephanie Malia Hom will present her new book, The Beautiful Country: Tourism and the Impossible State...   More >

Thursday, March 19, 2015