Tag: Italy

Performance: Remember The Triangle Fire

A performance, screening and presentation organized by Valeria G. Castelli in partnership with the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition. Co-sponsored with Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, Italian American Writers Association, National Organization of Italian American Women. On the eve of the 106th...

/ March 24, 2017

Exhibition Opening and Lecture: Thomas Jefferson, an Italian president

A multimedia exhibit curated by Maria Cristina Loi (Politecnico di Milano). Designed by Maria Cristina Loi and Veronica Rigonat. This exhibit intends to offer an interpretation of Thomas Jefferson’s relationship with Italy, which he saw under two different lights. On the one...

/ March 23, 2017

Columbia University: The 2016 Archaeological Campaign at Hadrian’s Villa

Professors Francesco de Angelis (Columbia) and co-director Marco Maiuro (La Sapienza, Rome; Columbia) will present the excavation results, discuss their historical significance, and announce exciting developments for 2017. This summer program—incubated by the Italian Academy and by H2CU at La...

/ March 23, 2017

Italian TV show slammed for sexist segment

Eastern European women let their men rule, said the host.

/ March 21, 2017

Screening: “Monte Sole – Landing Memories”

This screening is part of Primi al Cinema, a new Casa Italiana series dedicated to debut films, American and New York premieres and other cinematographic novelties from and about Italy. Monte Sole – Landing Memories (2016, Documentary, Italy, 50 min.). In...

/ March 20, 2017

Screening: The Night Porter

This event is part of the NYU Center for Applied Liberal Arts‘ Spring 2017 Foreign Film Series A View from A Broad. Screening of The Night Porter (Italy, 1974, 118 min.), in English. Directed by Liliana Cavani Written by Liliana Cavani and Italo...

/ March 7, 2017

Watch: In old synagogue, New York discovers Italian hazanut

Primo Levi Center invited Rabbi Richetti from Italy to perform a selection of religious songs.

/ March 6, 2017

The Nest of the Turtledove

She is a middle-aged Ukrainian migrant worker in Italy. He is an affluent Italian divorcee. And then… there is her impoverished husband and a teenage daughter back home. To make things worse, she gets pregnant by her master. What will...

/ March 3, 2017

Screening of Assunta Spina (1915)

This screening is part of Primi al Cinema, a new Casa Italiana series dedicated to debut films, American and New York premieres and other cinematographic novelties from and about Italy. Assunta Spina (1915) (Silent, Italy, 71 min.) Directed by Francesca...

/ March 3, 2017

Lecture: A thieving friar’s unique masterpiece

In collaboration with Save Venice, a lecture by Colin Eisler, Robert Lehman Professor, NYU Institute of Fine Arts. Exotic, romantic, exquisite, the least known major Venetian mid-Quattrocento altarpiece is the sole work by Fra Negroponte, still in its original site, the cavernous,...

/ March 2, 2017