Tag: History

Lecture: Transmissions of Fascism. Advertising Architecture through the Ente Radio Rurale

A lecture by Jennie Hirsh, Maryland Institute College of Art, on a series of highly provocative posters produced by the state-sponsored Ente Radio Rurale, which, beginning in 1933, broadcast a weekly series of educational radio programs aimed at children living in Italian rural...

/ December 11, 2017

Waiting for the leaves to fall: World War I seen through the artists who fought in its trenches

A new exhibition highlights the work of European artists dealing with the war’s traumas.

/ November 22, 2017

Lecture: Hadrian’s World, leadership lessons from a Roman emperor

A Bogliasco Foundation Special Event / A talk by Barry Strauss, 2016 Bogliasco Fellow. Strauss, an author, military historian, and professor of History and Classics at Cornell University, will speak about the lessons today’s leaders can take from the Roman emperor Hadrian’s policies and...

/ October 10, 2017

Detroit, Capital of the 20th Century: Fordism’s First Globalization

A talk by Stefan J. Link, from Dartmouth College. Stefan Link’s paper explores how the industrializing states of Europe turned to mass production and Fordism in the 1930s by investigating what their motives were, how they did it, and what...

/ March 28, 2017

Changing Subject: The New York Literature of European Migrants, 1880-1940

A lecture by Martino Marazzi (University of Milan). Professor Marazzi will offer a critical presentation of his most recent research, which will be a part of the forthcoming edited volume The History of New York City Literature (Cambridge University Press). The...

/ March 28, 2017

Pelle the Conqueror

(1987) In 19th century Denmark, Swedish immigrant worker Max von Sydow boasts it’s going to be “pork roast with raisins” to son Pelle Hvenegaard. But as the seasons change around their tiny room off the cow pens, 12-year-old Pelle’s eyes widen...

/ March 2, 2017

Pelle the Conqueror

(1987) In 19th century Denmark, Swedish immigrant worker Max von Sydow boasts it’s going to be “pork roast with raisins” to son Pelle Hvenegaard. But as the seasons change around their tiny room off the cow pens, 12-year-old Pelle’s eyes widen...

/ March 1, 2017

Pelle the Conqueror

(1987) In 19th century Denmark, Swedish immigrant worker Max von Sydow boasts it’s going to be “pork roast with raisins” to son Pelle Hvenegaard. But as the seasons change around their tiny room off the cow pens, 12-year-old Pelle’s eyes widen...

/ February 28, 2017

Pelle the Conqueror

(1987) In 19th century Denmark, Swedish immigrant worker Max von Sydow boasts it’s going to be “pork roast with raisins” to son Pelle Hvenegaard. But as the seasons change around their tiny room off the cow pens, 12-year-old Pelle’s eyes widen...

/ February 27, 2017