Upcoming Events Calendar

 

Center for Italian Studies Spring 2015 Preliminary Calendar

Updated January 28, 2015
All are invited. Free & Open to the Public.



February Announcement:
Center for Italian Studies Annual Essay Contest for Secondary School Students.

2015 Theme: Book Report on a Publication (fiction or non-fiction) by an Italian American author.

Call 631-632-7444 for guidelines and additional details for participating in this contest.


February


18, Wednesday, 2:30 p.m.
Presentation by Katharina Piechocki (Harvard University) on the topic: Insularities: Thinking the Early Modern Mediterranean from Cadiz to Crimea. Location: Stony Brook University’s Center for Italian Studies in the Frank Melville Memo-rial Library, Room E4340.


19, Thursday, 4:00 p.m.
Presentation (In Italian) by Gaspare Trapani (Università Cattolica portoghese) on the topic: Carlo Levi, un “cristiano” che non si è fermato ad Eboli.” Location: Stony Brook Univerity’s Frey Hall, Room 216.


March


2, Monday, 2:30 p.m.
Presentation by Diane Bodart (Columbia University) on the topic: Royal Monuments in the Spanish Hapsburg Dominions. Location: Stony Brook University’s Center for Italian Studies in the Frank Melville Memorial Library, Room E4340.

19,Thursday, Noon
You are invited. ........ Celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph with Traditional St. Joseph’s Table. Location: Mass will be celebrated in St. James RC Church, 25 A, Setauket with table refreshments and feast day gathering after mass in the St. James Parish Center. Please, RSVP: 631-632-7444 if you will be participating in this cultural celebration. This occasion is being offered with the cooperation and assistance of the Setauket St. James Parish Rosary Society.

20, Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Thirty-first Secondary School Poetry Contest: Recitation of Italian Poems. Sponsored by LI Chapter, American Association of Teachers of Italian in collaboration with Stony Brook University’s Center for Italian Studies. Recitations by students of Italian from participating local secondary schools followed by award ceremonies. Please note location: SUNY College at Old Westbury. Call 631-632-7444 for additional information.

24, Tuesday, 4:00 p.m.
Lecture by Nigel Vincent, Professor Emeritus, University of Manchester, England. Topic: Why English is Not Enough. Co- sponsored as part of the “Language Diversity” lecture series (FAHSS) grant. Location: Stony Brook University’s Center for Italian Studies in the Frank Melville Memorial Library, Room E4340.


April

8, Wednesday, 2:30 p.m.
Presentation by Erasmo Castellani (Duke University) on the topic: Troubled Correspondence: How Venice Communicated with Constantinople. Location: Stony Brook University’s Center for Italian Studies in the Frank Melville Memorial Library, Room E4340.

14, Tuesday, 4:00 p.m.
Dr. Joseph Tromba Series Event: Lecture/Recital by Stony Brook Music Department Doctoral Student, Alicia Valoti on the Italian Violinist-Composer, Bartolomeo Campagnoli (1751-1827) and his op.22,41 Capricci for viola sola. Performance of viola works, the expansion of the viola technique and a dialogue with the audience on how much this Italian has offered to the music world. Location: Stony Brook University’s Center for Italian Studies in the Frank Melville Memorial Library, Room E4340.

15, Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. -2:20 p.m.
Richard Nasti Lecture Series Event: Screening of the movie, The Garden of Redemption (starring Anthony LaPaglia) with Dr. Anthony Di Franco (SCCC Professor) who authored the original story on which this film, is based. After the “writer’s cut” screening of this World War II movie about “courage inspired by an unspoken love,” he will comment on how he came to write this story, how the movie was made by Paramount Pictures, and about writing and producing for the screen. He will also answer questions about the final stages of the war and the Resistance. Location: Stony Brook University’s Center for Italian Studies in the Frank Melville Memorial Library, Room E4340.

16, Thursday, 4:00 p.m.
Dr. Joseph Tromba Lecture Series Event: Presentation (in Italian) by Enrico Bernard, Italian playwright and director. Topic: “La Speranzella” di “Napoli Milionaria” nelle opere di Eduardo De Filippo e Carlo Bernari. Location: Stony Brook University’s Center for Italian Studies in the Frank Melville Memorial Library, Room E4340.

22, Wednesday, 2:30 p.m.
Presentation by Michelina Di Cesare (University of Rome, Sapienza/University of Naples L’Orientale) on the topic: The Liber Scale and Fourteenth Century Italian Cartography: the Reception of Muhammad’s Night Journey in the Pizigano Map. Location: Stony Brook University’s Center for Italian Studies in the Frank Melville Memorial Library, Room E4340.

27, Monday, 2:30 p.m.
Presentation by Joan Lluis Palos (Universitat de Barcelona) on the topic: A Spanish Barbarian and an Enemy of her Husband’s Homeland: Eleonora de Toledo, Duchess of Florence and the Role of Women in Italian Renaissance Courts. Location: Stony Brook University’s Center for Italian Studies in the Frank Melville Memorial Library, Room E4340.

May

6, Wednesday, 2:30 p.m.
Presentation by Elisabetta Scirocco (Kunsthistorishes Institut in Florenz-Max-Planck Institut) on the topic: The Mediterranean Legacy in Norman Southern Italy. Location: Stony Brook University’s Center for Italian Studies in the Frank Melville Memorial Library, Room E4340.
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