Thu, September 9, 2021. 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM CEST. Online event by Luca Cottini. Register here. The Italian 17th century was a time of rupture and a creative laboratory of innovative ideas (in architecture, science, music, and urban development). Monteverdi, Galileo, Caravaggio and Bernini belonged to a common cultural soil, which nurtured a new exper...

Thu, May 6, 2021. 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM CEST. The lecture explores the parallel life stories of Calvino and Fellini and the concomitant evolution of their narrative styles. Calvino and Fellini are the two master narrators of Italian 20th century. Their experimental work in literature and cinema has powerfully mirrored Italy’s transition from Fascism to...

Wed, April 14, 2021. 10:30 PM – 11:30 PM CEST. Online event. What is the role of Italians in the development of our communication age? What impact did telephones, wireless telegraphy (radio), and gramophones have on the creation of our simultaneous world? How did Italian intellectuals like Marinetti and Pasolini read the new experience of ubiquity...

March 10. Time: 4:30 pm ET. The lecture is part of the 2021 @italyinphilly lecture series, sponsored by the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia in collaboration with Ciao Philadelphia and the YouTube show Italian Innovators. Register online here. What do Petrarch and Dante have to do with Italian industrial culture? Which paradigms of Italia...

On Tuesday, November 24, at 4:00 p.m. EST, Luca Cottini, Villanova University Associate Professor and Host & Creator of the Italian Innovators YouTube show, presents “When Food Became a Work of art”, in the framework of the 5th Italian Cuisine in the World Week. Click here to register, registration is required. What does food mean in painting? Why...

Thu, November 5, 2020. 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM CET. Online Free Event. This presentation explores the key characters of the Italian industrial success from early 20th century ads to contemporary logo designs. Sponsored by the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia. More info about the show at www.italianinnovators.com  How do images create value? Wha...

Wed, Oct 28, 2020, 11:00 PM – Thu, Oct 29, 2020, 12:00 AM CET. ONline event. PI-Philly and the Italian Consulate General of Philadelphia invite you to a spectacular journey in the art of Italian comic book creator Giulio De Vita. REGISTRATION is REQUIRED, here! The artist will offer an overview of his career through his worldwide famous characters,...

Tue, Oct 20, 2020, 11:00 PM – Wed, Oct 21, 2020, 12:30 AM CEST. Online event. A history of Italian language in the United States from the 18th century to the present through the voice of its Italian & American speakers. Link to the presentation here at www.italianinnovators.com   To trace the history of the Italian language in the United States mea...

Thursday, September 24th 2020. 6:00 PM EDT. PI-Philly in partnership with the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia, is excited to present the next online event. We invite you to join us for the talk "Dante without Footnotes - Personal Reflections on the Divine Comedy". THIS EVENT IS FREE BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Register Now In this pres...

The respected community of Italian restaurants, importers, distributors, and operators, expands its footprint to a national level, with a mission to support business opportunities between Italy and the U.S. Tuesday, September 15th, 2020 – from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EST). Zoom webinar (free): REGISTER HERE. Guest Speakers: Antonino Laspina, Italian Tr...