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"Adapting to (and for) New Media: Luigi Pirandello's Cinematic Writings", a Salvatori Lecture by Michael Edwards.Date: 20 March 2014
Pietro Montorfani, Università di Lugano, will present "Giovanni Veneroni's Dizionario Imperiale (1700): Four Languages for a Portrait of Europe". The lecture continues the Center for Italian Studies' discussion on translation and the social and political role of languages.Date: 27 March 2014
Alfonso Campisi, Université de La Manouba, will present his book
Voyageurs arabes en Sicile normande (Ed. MC, 2013). The presentation will be in Italian but an outline in English will be available to non-Italian speakers.
Date: 2 April 2014
"Operation and Repertoire: The Textuality of Commedia dell'Arte Scenarios", a Salvatori Lecture by Andrea Gazzoni.Date: 16 April 2014
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An international interdisciplinary conference on "The Myth of the Great War - World War I: Myth and Reality" will be hosted in Philadelphia by the Center for Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, April 24-25, 2014, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I. The conference is organized by Fabio Finotti, Christine Poggi, Jonathan Steinberg, Cristina Benussi, and Luca Badini Confalonieri with the collaboration of the Università degli Studi di Trieste, the Università degli Studi di Torino, and the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia, and under the auspices of the Italian Embassy in Washington DC. / Il convegno internazionale "Il mito della Grande Guerra: mito e realtà della Prima Guerra Mondiale" si terrà il 24-25 aprile 2014 a Filadelfia, al Center for Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, per commemorare il centenario del conflitto. L'evento è organizzato da Fabio Finotti, Christine Poggi, Jonathan Steinberg, Cristina Benussi e Luca Badini Confalonieri con la collaborazione dell'Università degli Studi di Trieste, l'Università degli Studi di Torino, e il Consolato Generale d'Italia a Filadelfia, sotto gli auspici dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington.Date: 24 April 2014 - 25 April 2014
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