Upcoming Events


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Director Luca Vullo will present INFLUX, his documentary on Italians in London in Brexit times.

Date: 18 January 2017

Assistant Professor Candidate Lecture Series

Program to be announced.

Date: 1 February 2017

Patronage and Propaganda in Quattrocento Humanism: Francesco Filelfo for Duke and Pope

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Jeroen De Keyser, University of Leuven, will discuss Francesco Filelfo's propagandistic writings in his letters and in works from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Date: 28 March 2017

Witches and Fairies before and after Ariosto

Dosso Dossi, Circe and her lovers in a landscape


On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the publication of Ludovico Ariosto’s Orlando furioso, the Center for Italian Studies at University of Pennsylvania celebrates the poet with an international interdisciplinary conference to be held 13-14 April 2017 - In Italian and English.

Date: 13 April 2017 - 14 April 2017