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May 2017

Napoli diventa Toledo: Trasfigurazione dei luoghi in Marguerite Yourcenar e Anna Maria Ortese

May 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Black Americans in 1960s Rome: Experimental Narrative, Cinema, and Interracial Sociality in the Work of William Demby and His Circle

May 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Life Writing – Print and the New Life of Languages in 16th Century Venice by Prof. Karla Mallette

May 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Apr 2017

Humanities Dialogues | Heroism

Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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Meet the Author: Claudio Magris

Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Scholar, translator and writer Claudio Magris, professor of modern German literature at the University of Trieste, in conversation with Thomas Harrison, Director of the Department of Italian at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) discussing Magris’ work and his latest novel, Blameless. Claudio Magris, whose works have helped to promote an awareness of Central European culture and literature, has also been invited to take part in the John Fowles Center for Creative Writing Literary Arts Reading Series at Chapman University in Orange,…

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Humanities Dialogues | Humanity

Apr 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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Black Milk: Colonial Foodways and Intimate Imperialism

Apr 6 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

  A talk by Diana Garvin, PhD in Italian Studies, Cornell University This talk will use original Italian and Ethiopian sources to examine breastfeeding in the colonial marketplace as a key plank in the social construction of race and racism in the colonies.  Specifically, I will examine the Italian Fascist regime’s propagandistic newsreels and unpublished photographs of Ethiopian markets in Addis Ababa, Harrar, Quórum, and Asmara in relation with postcolonial oral histories and architectural studies of these spaces. While breastfeeding…

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Rome at the 11th Hour

Apr 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Mar 2017

The Rib Within: Eve & Early Modern Wax Anatomical Sculpture by Prof. Rose Marie San Juan

Mar 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

PROFESSOR ROSE MARIE SAN JUAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2017 4:30 PM RECEPTION • DODD HALL FACULTY LOUNGE 5:30 PM LECTURE • DODD HALL 248

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Memory and Continuity of Southern Italian Jewish Legacy

Mar 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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