Archive of Center Events, 1999-2009

Fall 2009

December 3-6, 2009 - XX AISLLI Conference: Languages, Cultures, Identities of Italy in the World

November 17, 2009 - Lecture by Andrew Berns
"'Perché sia chiamata santa:' Ulisse Aldrovandi and the Hebrew Language"

November 12, 2009 - A conversation with Marco Tullio Giordana

November 9, 2009 - Lecture by Lorenzo Valterza
"Dante and the Love of Courtly Justice"

November 2, 2009 - Poetry reading by Davide Rondoni, Taije Silverman, Eleanor Wilner, Gregory Pell (translator), presented by Stefania Benini
"The Reinventing Muse: a Dialogue between Poetry and Translation"

October 28, 2009 - Lecture by Amanda Reiterman
"Discovering the Pantheon's Lost Original Exterior"

October 21, 2009 - IX Settimana della Lingua Italiana
"L'italiano tra arte scienza e tecnologia"

Spring 2009

February 17, 2009 - Lecture by Ann Rosalind Jones
"The World in Woodcuts: Cesare Vecellio's Habiti antichi et moderni"

February 19, 2009 - Film Series @ Gregory House
La Commedia all'Italiana - Divorzio all'italiana (1961)

February 24, 2009 - Research Seminar Series: Andrew Berns
"Holy Embryology in Late Renaissance Italy"

March 2, 2009 - Research Seminar Series: Juliet Nusbaum
"You Can Never Go Home Again: Myth and Identity Loss in Cesare Pavese's La luna e i falò"

March 5, 2009 - Film Series @ Gregory House
La Commedia all'Italiana - Sedotta e abbandonata (1964)

March 19, 2009 - Film Series @ Gregory House
La Commedia all'Italiana - Amici miei (1975)

March 21, 2009 - Correspondences
Graduate Romanic Association Conference

March 24, 2009 - Lecture by Michele Monserrati
"Positivism and aesthetic streams in the correspondence between Benedetto Croce and Guido Mazzoni"

April 2, 2009 - Film Series @ Gregory House
La Commedia all'Italiana - L'armata Brancaleone (1966)

April 16, 2009 - Film Series @ Gregory House
La Commedia all'Italiana - Mafioso (1962)

April 27, 2009 - Vittorini Awards Ceremony
Houston Hall

April 29, 2009 - Film Series @ International House
Directors in Focus - Franco Piavoli

Fall 2008

November 27, 2008 - Film Series @ Gregory House
Il Gattopardo (1963)

November 21-22, 2008 - Coccia Conference
Futurism: Rupture and Tradition

November 14, 2008 - A Showcase of Italian Short Films
Serata del Cortometraggio Italiano

November 13, 2008 - Film Series@Gregory House
Gruppo di famiglia in un interno (1974)

November 13, 2008 - Research Seminar Series
Gaspara Stampa's Rime: Images in Perspective

November 5, 2008 - Lecture by Sebastiano Maffettone
The Weakness of Italian Political Culture

October 30, 2008 - Film Series@Gregory House
Le Notti Bianche (1957)

October 30, 2008 – Jazz Concert
Da Monteverdi al free: liberta e invenzione melodica nel nuovo jazz italiano

October 28, 2008 - Poetry Reading@Robin's Bookstore
Moonstone Poetry Series presents Allison Wittenberg and Lillyrose Veneziano Broccia

October 28, 2008 - Lecture by Patrizio Ceccagnoli
The Winged Victory of Samothrace as a Locomotive: Marinetti and d'Annunzio, the Odd Couple in Fiume

October 22, 2008 – Presentation by Giovanni Pampiglione
La Maschera e lo specchio

October 20, 2008 - L'Italiano in Piazza
Meeting of the Italian Departments for the VIII Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo - Eighth Annual Week of the Italian Language in the World

October 16, 2008 - Film Series@Gregory House
La Morte a Venezia (1971)

October 2, 2008 - Film Series@Gregory House
Senso (1954)

September 18, 2008 - Film Series@Gregory House
Ossessione (1943)

Spring 2008

La Primavera Italiana – Spring 2008

April 29, 2008 - A Celebration of Undergratuate Research in Italian
The 2008 Vittorini Prizes for undergraduate distinction in Italian

April 25-27, 2008 - International Conference
Why Italian Switzerland?
Swiss Identity and Italian Identity

April 21, 2008 - Film
Pane e tulipani (2000)

April 19, 2008 - Concert
Accordion Concert with maestro Alessandro Gazza (Philadelphia venue)

April 18, 2008 - Concert
Accordion Concert with maestro Alessandro Gazza

April 14, 2008 - Film
La vita è bella (1997)

April 7, 2008 - Film
Caro diario (1993)

April 3, 2008
"Beyond Beyond".
Who’s Afraid of Poetry?
a round table discussion about poetry.

March 31, 2008 - Film
Mediterraneo (1991)

March 26, 2008
The Will to Authorship: Virgil Crowns Dante, a lecture by Albert Ascoli

March 24, 2008 - Film
Ladri di saponette (1989)

March 17, 2008 - Film
C’eravamo tanto amati (1974)

March 3, 2008 - Film
Sedotta e abbandonata (1964)

February 27, 2008
‘There’s the Rub’: Searching for Sexual Remedies in the New World, a lecture by Valeria Finucci

February 25, 2008 - Film
Il sorpasso (1962)

February 25, 2008
Dante around Chaucer, a lecture by Nick Havely

February 21, 2008
The Etruscans in the Vatican Museum: a glance into the art and culture of ancient Italy during the first millenium BC

February 20, 2008
Made in Italy/Made in Emilia-Romagna, a lecture by Giovanna Franci

February 18, 2008 - Film
Divorzio all’italiana (1961)

February 4, 2008 - Film
I soliti ignoti (1958)

February 11, 2008 - Film
La grande guerra (1959)

January 31, 2008
The Emergence of Modernity and the Discovery of America, a lecture by Giuseppe Mazzotta

January 28, 2008 - Film
Don Camillo e l’onorevole Peppone (1955)

Fall 2007

December 8, 2007 - Film Exposition
Identity at Large: The Italian-American Community in Pictures: People and Places
(Documents)

December 5, 2007 - Film
Il Mondo Nuovo, E.Crialese, Italy 2005..

December 1, 2007
Coccia Conference. Inventing History: Italian Literature between Philology and Theory. In celebration of the centenary of Nobel Laureate Giosue Carducci (1835-1907)

November 30, 2007
Coccia Conference. Inventing History:Italian Literature between Philology and Theory. In celebration of the centenary of Nobel Laureate Giosue Carducci (1835-1907)

November 14, 2007 - Film
Big Night, Campbell Scott-Stanley Tucci, USA 1996

November 9, 2007
Concert. Quartetto di Venezia.

November 8, 2007
Maria della Guardia (1585 - 1645): an English Amazon in Rome.
David Wallace, Judith Rodin Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania.

November 3, 2007 - Classical guitar concert.
Alessio Nebiolo

October 31, 2007 - Film
La Strada. Federico Fellini, Italy 1954.

October 24, 2007 - Film
My name is Tanino, C. Virzi’

October 3, 2007 - Presentation
One Man Show. Compagnia teatrale Angelo Musco.

September 20, 2007
The Jews in Fascist Italy: A Reappraisal
Paolo Bernardini, Boston University and Università dell’Insubria.

Spring 2007

La Primavera Italiana – Spring 2007

May 12, 2007 - Teaching Workshop

Corso di aggiornamento per docenti di Italiano come lingua straniera

April 28, 2007 - Teaching Workshop
Corso di aggiornamento per docenti di Italiano come lingua straniera

April 24, 2007 - A Celebration of Undergraduate Research in Italian
The 2007 Vittorini Prizes for undergraduate distinction in Italian

April 20, 2007 - Book Reading
Non ti muovere (Margaret Mazzantini)

April 14, 2007 - Teaching Workshop
Corso di aggiornamento per docenti di Italiano come lingua straniera

April 12, 2007 - Concert
Miriam Meghnagi, Mediterranean Dialogues

April 12, 2007 - Concert
Duo Alterno, Songs and Other Tales From Italy

April 11, 2007 - Film
Pane e tulipani (Bread and Tulips)

March 31, 2007 - Teaching Workshop
Corso di aggiornamento per docenti di Italiano come lingua straniera
(documents)

March 31, 2007 - Symposium
Identity at Large: Women preserving and interpreting Italian heritage into the 21st century

March 28, 2007 - Film
C'eravamo tanto amati (We Loved Each Other So Much)

March 16, 2007 - Talk
Fractured Eternities: Living with History in Modern Rome

March 14, 2007 - Film
Divorzio all'italiana (Divorce, Italian Style)

February 24, 2007 - Teaching Workshop
Corso di aggiornamento per docenti di Italiano come lingua straniera

February 23, 2007 - Book Reading
Giro di vento (Andrea de Carlo)

February 22, 2007 - Talk
Anita Angelone, Gendered Mobility in Films of the Economic Boom: Zurlini's 'Girl with a Suitcase'

February 21, 2007 - Film
L'amore in citta (Love in the City)

February 15, 2007 - Talk
Stefano Giannini, Art and Ideology: Luchino Visconti's 'La terra trema' as a Palimpsest

February 8, 2007 - Talk
Stefania Benini, Pier Paolo Pasolini's subversive hagiographies: a reading of 'Teorema'

February 7, 2007 - Film
Roma citta aperta (Open City)

February 1, 2007 - Talk
Victoria Surliuga, Giulietta Masina's Journey from Innocence to Experience: Federico Fellini and the Jungian Perspective

January 31, 2007 - Talk
Teodolinda Barolini, Dante and the Origins of Italian Literary Culture: Notes on Medieval Italian Studies

January 25, 2007 - Talk
Maurizio Pagano, Philosophy and Religion in Italy: From Croce and Gentile to the Present

Fall 2006

December 2, 2006
The Third Annual Joseph and Elda Coccia Centennial Celebration Conference: Traces and Symbols in Italian Neorealism

November 27 - December 1, 2006
New Authors of Italian Cinema: An Italian Film Festival, Eight Edition

November 15, 2006
Career Opportunities in the Language Profession, a talk by Marica P. Angelides

November 13, 2006
The 2006 Italian Language in the World Award Ceremony, Seventh Edition

19-24 September 2006
AISLLI 2006

XIX Congresso AISLLI - Associazione Internazionale di Studi di Lingua e Letteratura Italiana, Trieste (Italy)

Spring 2006

April 25, 2006
The 2006 Vittorini Award Ceremony

April 6, 2006
Pinocchio's Screen Incarnations: An 'All-American' Real Boy?, a lecture by Rebecca West

March 29 - April 2, 2006 
Carlo Gozzi's Turandot

March 20, 2006
A taste of Opera: Le nozze di Figaro by W. A. Mozart, libretto by L. Da Ponte, a lecture by Anna Frè

February 16, 2006
Essentially Theatrical': Representation and Reality in Rossini's Italian Operas, a lecture by Emanuele Senici

February 6, 2006
Commedia dell'Arte: Technique and Performance, a workshop with Antonio Fava

January 31, 2006
A Jewish Princess in Fascist Italy, a lecture by Victoria de Grazia

Fall 2005

December 5-10, 2005
New Authors of Italian Cinema: An Italian Film Festival, Seventh Edition

November 30, 2005
Fra Girolamo Savonarola and His Women Followers, a lecture by Tamar Herzig

October 19, 2005
Word and Image in Leonardo's Manuscripts, a lecture by Carlo Vecce

September 16, 2005
New Penguin Dante: Translating the Commedia for the Twenty-First Century, a lecture by Robin Kirkpatrick

Spring 2005

April 26, 2005
The 2005 Vittorini Award Ceremony

April 21, 2005
The 2005 Jerre Mangione Lecture Series: "The Hyphenated Life", a lecture by Diana Cavallo

April 21, 2005
Italian Play Production Class: ANTIGONI (Antigones)

April 1-2, 2005
The Second Annual Joseph and Elda Coccia Centennial Celebration Conference: Confrontations: Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the Sala del Maggior Consiglio

March 28-29, 2005
Snapshots of Modern Italy: A new-wave of documentary filmmaking

March 18, April 7, 2005 
Italian Studies Colloquium, Spring 2005

February 16 , 2005 
Cinema, Philosophy, and Dance: The Case of Fellini's "Saraghina"

Fall 2004

December 2 , 2004
Spencer Williams and Dante: An African American Filmmaker at the Gates of Hell

November 17-21, 2004
New Authors of Italian Cinema: An Italian Film Festival, Sixth Edition

November 3, 2004
Sciascia's Detective Story: Variations of a Theme

October 13, November 11, 2004
Italian Studies Colloquium, Fall 2004

Spring 2004

April 27, 2004
The 2004 Vittorini Award Ceremony

April 16-17, 2004
The First Annual Joseph and Elda Coccia Centennial Celebration Conference: The Complete Petrarch: A Life's Work (1304-1374)

February 9, March 22, and April 8, 2004
Italian Studies Colloquium, Spring 2004

Fall 2003

November 17-23, 2003
New Authors of Italian Cinema: An Italian Film Festival, Fifth Edition

October 22, November 13, and December 5, 2003
Italian Studies Colloquium, Fall 2003

October 17 and 18, 2003
Italian-American Week

September 18, 2003
Laura e Francesco: un amore ricambiato.
Una riscrittura al femminile del Canzoniere di Petrarca

Spring 2003

April 30, 2003
Authors of Italian Cinema: Giuseppe Tornatore

April 29, 2003
The 2003 Vittorini Awards Ceremony

April 25-26, 2003
Two Evenings with Pirandello

April 11, 2003
Sofronia e Armida: ripetizioni e differenze nella Gerusalemme liberata

April 7, 2003
Witches and Witchcraft: Perspectives Between History and Fiction

February 8, 2003
Juggling Family and Career: Italian, Italian-American, and American Women Speak Out

February 6, 2003
Luoghi comuni e pseudo-verità nella poesia di Luciano Erba

Fall 2002

November 20 - 24, 2002
New Authors of Italian Cinema: An Italian Film Festival, Fourth Edition

November 6 - December 11, 2002
Italian Studies Colloquium, Fall 2002

October 17, 2002
Presentazione del Libro

Spring 2002

May 2 - 5, 2002
Italian Roots, American Soil: Generations of Immigrants to the Philadelphia Area, a conference

February - April, 2002
Italian Studies Colloquium, Spring 2002

Fall 2001

November 28 - December 2, 2001
New Authors of Italian Cinema: An Italian Film Festival, Third Edition

October - December, 2001
Italian Studies Colloquium, Fall 2001

Spring 2001

April 19 - 22, 2001
2001 Conference of the American Association of Italian Studies

Fall 2000

November 15 - 18, 2000
New Authors of Italian Cinema: An Italian Film Festival, Second Edition

Spring 2000

April 7 - 8, 2000
Authors of Italian Cinema: Francesco Rosi

March 3 - 5, 2000
Strong Voices, Weak History?

Fall 1999

December 1 - 4, 1999
New Authors of Italian Cinema: An Italian Film Festival, First Edition