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Fabio Finotti Faculty Representative of Senate Executive Committee

The Italian Division and Center for Italian Studies are pleased to announce that Fabio Finotti has been elected to a 2-year term as representative of Faculty Constituency #7 (SAS/ Classical Studies, Germanic Languages and Literatures, Romance Languages, Slavic Languages and Literatures) of the Senate Executive Committee and the University Council.

Fabio Finotti President of the National Fogazzaro Committee

Fabio Finotti has been elected President of the National Italian Committee for the publication of Antonio Fogazzaro's works. The election recognizes him as one of the foremost Italian Fogazzaro scholars. Read about it in Italian in Il gazzettino

gender/sexuality/italy

There's a new publication of great interest for Italianists, the international online journal gender/sexuality/italy. The current issue includes an article by Stefania Benini, "Reframing Italy: New Trends in Italian Women's Filmmaking".

Andrea Gazzoni, Della Valle Langebartel Fellow 2013-2014

Andrea Gazzoni has been awarded a William and Imelde Della Valle Langebartel Fellowship for 2013-2014. Congratulations!

Peter Lesnik wins H. Clifford Fellowship for 2014-2015

The School of Arts and Sciences has awarded Peter Lesnik a H.Clifford Fellowship for 2014-2015. Congratulations Peter!

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Upcoming Events

The Power of Affections: An International Conference

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The Power of Affections: Poetry, Music, and Spectacle in Seventeenth-Century Italian Opera Librettos

Philadelphia, 13-14 November 2014

 

An international conference organized by the Center for Italian Studies and the Music Department of the University of Pennsylvania in collaboration with the Institute for Music of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini in Venice, Italy.

Date: 12 November 2014 - 14 November 2014

Recent Events

The Myth of the Great War: An International Conference

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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.

Date: 24 April 2014 - 25 April 2014

Vittorini Prize Ceremony

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Join us for the yearly Vittorini Prize Ceremony to celebrate undergraduate excellence in the study of Italian language an culture, at Penn and beyond.

Date: 22 April 2014