Upcoming Events Calendar
Spring 2013 Calendar
The Center for Italian Studies Spring Calendar as currently formulated is noted below.
We look forward to having your interest and participation in as many events you may find possible to attend.
All are invited. Free and Open to the Public
Announcement: Center for Italian Studies Annual Essay Contest for Secondary School Students on Italian and Italian American Topics:
Call (631-632-7444) for guidelines and additional details for participating in this contest.
Book Presentation by Frank J. Tassielli of an Episodic Memoir: An Italian Boy’s Life, with remarks about its preparation and publication. Location: Center for Italian Studies in the Frank Melville Memorial Library, Room E4340.
Presentation by Peter Madonia, Chief Operating Officer of the Rockefeller Foundation on his experiences with NYC's Business Improvement District (BID) Program, especially the Belmont (Little Italy) District in the Bronx. Frank J. Franz, a partner in the Belmont BID Program, will participate in the discussion.
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan. 101-113 East 27th Street (between Park Ave. South & Lexington Ave.), 3rd Floor, Room 321B.
Book Presentation: Learn Sicilian: Mparamu in sicilianu: An interactive textbook and DVD, ideally designed for classroom use that will also meet the needs of those who wish to learn the language by themselves. With author, Professor Gaetano Cipolla (St. John's University), who has devoted his career to promoting a better understanding and appreciation of his homeland, Sicily. Location: Center for Italian Studies in the Frank Melville Memorial Library, Room E4340.
Lecture: Victor Ribaudo, Screenwriter & Producer. Topic: A New Take on the Image of Italian Americans in Film. Introduction by Professor Sandy Auriti, Stony Brook University. Location: Center for Italian Studies in the Frank Melville Memorial Library, Room E-4340.
CONFERENCE: MADE BY ITALIANS
ECONOMIC & SOCIAL RELATIONS BETWEEN ITALY & THE UNITED STATES, 1860 - 2000
Location: The Center for Italian Studies, Stony Brook University, Melville Library E-4340
Conference begins 1:30 p.m.
Welcome: Mario Mignone, Director, Center for Italian Studies, Stony Brook University.
Greetings: William Arens, Dean of International Academic Programs & Services, Stony Brook University.
Remarks: Peter Carravetta, D'Amato Professor in Italian Studies and Italian American Studies, Stony Brook University.
Chair: Sal Rotella, Chancellor Emeritus, Riverside Community College, CA.
Sandy Auriti, Stony Brook University
Human Capital: From Mutual Aid Societies to Service Associations
Antonio Morena, Stony Brook University
On Leadership: Reconsidering Altrocchi, La Guardia, and the American Expeditionary Force
Coffee Break: 3:00 - 3:15 p.m.
Chair: Sandro Brusco, Chair, Department of Economics, Stony Brook University.
Frank Cannata, Marketing Research Consultants
From Brooklyn to Tokyo
Eva Barone, Italian Foreign Service Officer, NY
Bridging Relations and Mainstreaming Italian Culture
Discussion: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
All are invited. Free and open to the public. Call (631) 632-7444 for additional information.
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