Trieste. L’appuntamento con il professor Fabio Finotti è al caffè degli Specchi in piazza Unità d’Italia. E’ l’11 gennaio eppure la piazza è ancora delimitata dagli alberi di Natale e, mentre la attraverso, sento la melodia di Jingle Bells. E penso: qui la festa non finisce mai. Ma quale sarebbe stato il destino di Trieste se non fosse stata libera...

È Fabio Finotti il nuovo direttore dell’Istituto Italiano di Cultura a New York. Titolare della cattedra Mariano DiVito di Italian Studies presso la Pennsylvania University di Philadelphia, dove è direttore del Center for Italian Studies, Finotti è anche docente di Letteratura italiana nelle università di Trieste e di Pola. Classe 1957, è laureato...

Thursday evening, La Scuola d’Italia, hosted a webinar for the occasion of La Settimana della Lingua Italiana (Week of the Italian Language in the World), presenting a video made by their fifth grade students, which had as its core theme the subject of the Italian language. The video, entitled I Ribelli, was planned by Massimo Zoran, the school’s t...

When: Friday, December 11, 2020 From 12:00 pm To 1:30 pm - Organized by : ICI - REGISTRATION REQUIRED Wallis Wilde-Menozzi in conversation with Jonathan Galassi will talk about her book: Mother Tongue, an American Life in Italy -a probing and poetic examination of language, food, faith, and family attachment in Italian life through the eyes of an A...

Stemming from a collaboration with Italian drummer, composer and bandleader, Luca Santaniello the Italian Cultural Institute is pleased to present: With Jazz We Insist: An Italian Matinee in New York, a series of Jazz concerts streamed live from the Institute hall. The series wishes to support the many Italian musicians living and working in New Yo...

"From Venice to the edge of the Universe: thirty years of discoveries with the Hubble Space Telescope” is an event part of #weareISSNAF, a series of webinars organized by the Italian Scientists & Scholars in North America Foundation, ISSNAF, in partnership with the Italian Embassy in Washington DC, the network of Italian Consulates and Italian Cult...

In the Neapolitan Quartet, Elena Ferrante sketches a genealogical cycle that extends from the 1950s to the first decade of the new millennium and challenges notions of nationhood, progress, revolution, and even feminism. This conversation between Laura Benedetti (Georgetown University) and Tiziana de Rogatis (Università per Stranieri di Siena) tack...

When: Thursday, August 20 at 3:00pm EDT - Registration Required CLICK HERE TO REGISTER In this lecture, part of the celebrations for the 500th anniversary of Raffaello Sanzio's death -#Raffaello500- Thomas dalla Costa, Harry M. Weinrebe Curatorial Fellow National Gallery, London, will highlight and discuss the numerous similarities between Paolo Ve...

Over the course of his short but unprecedented career, Raphael painted the image of the Virgin and Child many times and in different iterations. In this lecture, Davide Gasparotto illustrates how Raphael was able to infuse new life into a traditional subject, exploring the artist’s creative process and his intense dialogue with contemporary painter...

A webinar with Susan Levenstein, author of "Dottoressa: An American Doctor in Rome", in conversation with Alexander Stille. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Part memoir—starting with her epic quest for an Italian medical license—and part portrait of Italy from a unique point of view, "Dottoressa" is packed with vignettes that illuminate the national differen...