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Antonio Merlo, Lawrence R. Klein Professor of Economics and Director of the Penn Institute for Economic Research, will present and lead a conversation on the Italian political system, Monday March 3.
Date: 3 March 2014
Fabrizio Lelli, Associate Professor of Hebrew Language and Literature at the university of Salento (Lecce, Italy) and current Katz Center Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, will present a lecture on "Travels in Science: Jewish Scholars in 15th Century Italy and Europe".Date: 24 February 2014
Giovanna Calvino will moderate a discussion on translation by Sarah Massoni, Andrew Korn, and Michael Edwards who will present their new English version ofItalo Calvino's "Esattezza" [Exactitude/ Exactness] from Lezioni americane. Sei proposte per il prossimo millennio [Six Memos for the Next Millennium] for the TLHUB Calvino Project.Date: 30 January 2014
In spring 2014, students of Italian will have the opportunity to join the Italian Book Club to read and discuss short Italian novels, such as Amara Lakhous' Divorzio all'islamica a viale Marconi and other works by contemporary Italian authors, under expert guidance from lecturer Rita Pasqui, Cultural Officer of the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia.Date: 22 January 2014
Italian Minister for Public Administration and Simplification, Gianpiero D'Alia,will discuss the current Italian situation with Andrea Canepari (Consul General of Italy in Philadelphia), Cristina Bicchieri (Director, PPE), Fabio Finotti (Chair, Italian Division - Center for Italian Studies), Pietro Navarra (Visiting Scholar - President, University of Messina, Italy), Penn faculty and students, and a selected general public.Date: 11 December 2013
New Authors of Italian Cinema Film Festival, Dec. 5-8. The Graduate students in the Italian Studies Program will present new films by young Italian directors.Date: 5 December 2013 - 8 December 2013
Valerio Morabito, Penn School of Design, presents his new book The Extended Representation of the Landscape. This event is free and open to everybody but space is limited. Please RSVP to email@example.comDate: 19 November 2013
As a preview of a cinema course he will offer next semester, Philippe Met will talk of the depiction of childhood in classic Italian horror movies. Come and ... be scaaared!
Prof. Met's course description is attached at the end of this announcement.Date: 14 November 2013
Local author Dave Emmi will present his book Garibaldi's Forgotten American. The Obscure Life of William de Rohan. The son of Swedish immigrants in the United States, De Rohan fought with Garibaldi for the Unification of Italy. Mr.Date: 24 October 2013
On the occasion of the 13th Italian Language Week, Paola Tiberii will introduce her new Dizionario delle collocazioni, a very valuable tool that shows how to choose the right words in order to express one's ideas more clearly and elegantly and sound like true Italians. Copies of the dictionary will be available for purchase.Date: 14 October 2013