Upcoming Events

The Somali Italian Literary Encounter

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Simone Brioni will present his short La quarta via, based on Somali writer Kaha Mohamed Aden's memories of Mogadishu, and his new book, The Somali Within: Language, Race and Belonging in ‘Minor’ Italian Literature (Legenda: 2015)

Date: 16 October 2015

Italian Through Art: A Pedagogical Seminar

L'arte con Mati e Dada Gioconda

If you teach Italian and you love art, join us Friday October 23, 12-4pm, to discover how you can use art in your Italian classroom or Italian in your art classroom. Read on for more information and the registration form, at the bottom of the next page.

Date: 23 October 2015

British Patriotism in Italian Opera: The Cultural Translations of Caractacus (1759-1797)

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A Salvatori Lecture and Opera Workshop by Lilly Kass

Date: 23 October 2015

Guido Gozzano: Memory and Innovation

Felice Casorati, Il sogno del melograno
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The Center for Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania will celebrate the poetry of Guido Gozzano (1883-1916) with an international conference to be held in Philadelphia October 29-30, 2015

Date: 29 October 2015 - 30 October 2015

Dante and Music

L'Aquila, San Silvestro, Angelo musicante, photo di M. Jodice

The 750th anniversary of Dante's birth in 1265 will be celebrated by the Center for Italian Studies and the Department of Music at the University of Pennsylvania with an international conference on "Dante and Music" to be held in Philadelphia November 5-6, 2015

Date: 5 November 2015 - 6 November 2015

New Italian Cinema 2015

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The Cinema Studies Program and the Center for Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia and the International House of Philadelphia, present the 2015 edition of NEW ITALIAN CINEMA curated by Nicola M. Gentili (Penn, Cinema Studies). The festival aims at promoting Italian Cinema abroad with very recent feature films.

Date: 3 December 2015 - 6 December 2015

Sicily: Language, Art, and Culture

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The Center for Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania will host an international conference to celebrate "Sicily: Language, Art, and Culture", 11-12 February 2016

Date: 11 February 2016 - 12 February 2016

XXII AISLLI Conference: Mistakes. 24-25 March 2016

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The Center for Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania will host the XXII annual conference of the Associazione Internazionale di Studi di Lingua e Letteratura Italiana (AISLLI) in an interdisciplinary key, on the theme of "Mistakes". The conference will be held in Philadelphia, 24-25 March 2016.

Date: 24 March 2016 - 25 March 2016