Tag: Italy

Migrants, criminals and spies in the Italian Mediterranean

Joseph Viscomi (New York University): Migrants, criminals and spies in the Italian Mediterranean Moderator: Konstantina Zanou (Columbia University) In what ways do the movements of subversive Italians during the twentieth century challenge historiography of the modern Mediterranean? What socio-political constellations emerge from their itineraries? Which boundaries are...

/ October 19, 2017

Italy at the Forefront: Innovation versus Constraints

  Minister Franceschini’s conversation with Professor Freedberg will focus on Italy’s leading role in global cultural conservation and on the culture and tourism ministry’s initiatives in international relations. His second talk, with Mr. Disegni, will be a preview of the...

/ October 19, 2017

The Aesthetics of Water: Wellheads, Cisterns, and Fountains in the Venetian Dominion

  A lecture by Patricia Fortini Brown, Professor Emerita, Princeton University and Director, Save Venice Inc. When we think of Venice, we think of a city in the sea, surrounded by water. And yet, before the modern era, the city had...

/ September 28, 2017

Book Presentation: Toscanini – Musician of conscience

Toscanini: Musician of Conscience (2017, W.W. Norton / Liveright Book) by Harvey Sachs, Curtis Institute of Music. A conversation with the author. On the 150th anniversary of his birth comes this monumental biography of Arturo Toscanini, whose dramatic life is unparalleled among...

/ September 27, 2017

Populists don’t stand a chance in Italy, says Italian PM at New York University

In historic visit to NYU’s Casa Italiana, Paolo Gentiloni praised Italy’s “stability.”

/ September 20, 2017

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni at Casa Italiana: “Reforming Italy in a Changing World”

Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò is honored to welcome Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni for a talk entitled Reforming Italy in a Changing World. With the participation of the Provost of New York University Katherine Fleming. Followed by a Q&A moderated by Stefano Albertini (NYU). In ENGLISH. RSVP IS...

/ September 19, 2017

Short Films Screening: An evening of queer Italian media

The Queer Italia Network has the pleasure of presenting an evening of contemporary LGBTQ Italian short films. This night is a way for audiences to discover and enjoy films that break the boundaries of Italian mainstream LGBTQIA+ representation. Made by individuals or...

/ September 15, 2017

Exhibition Opening: VINTAGE: ITALY 1964 (Photographs by Hope Wurmfeld)

Vintage: Italy 1964 An exhibition of photographs by Hope Herman Wurmfeld. On view through October 13 Mon-Fri 10-5 The black and white photographs featured in this exhibition were first shown in the Graphics Department of the Princeton University Library and some...

/ September 14, 2017

Opening: Rome Lab, Jewish Rome in New York

On September 14th, 2017, Centro Primo Levi and the Jewish Museum of Rome will open a learning space, the Rome Lab, dedicated to the history of the Roman Jews and of the twenty-two centuries relations between Rome and Jerusalem. The Rome Lab, located in the...

/ September 14, 2017

Theatrical Performance: L’Eternità dolcissima di Renato Cane (in Italian)

L’eternità dolcissima di Renato Cane A monologue written by Valentina Diana Directed by Vinicio Marchioni A KHORA.teatro production With Marco Vergani Light design by Andrea Burgaretta Artistic supervision by Milena Mancini Assistant director: Alessia Pellegrino Production assistant: Luisa Iandolo Communication: Tiziana Cusmà Renato Cane, uomo...

/ September 13, 2017