October 16-17, 2008
Technology and the Printed Media in Italy between 1870 and 1914
December 4, 2004
Real Stories: Discrimination And Defamation in the History of Italian Americans
A day-long conference which involved academics, entertainers, media critics, politicians, and representatives of major Italian American organizations. The conference was organized as a joint project with the Anti-Bias Committee of UNICO National, and co-sponsored by the National Italian American Foundation, the New Jersey Italian American Heritage Commission, the Columbus Citizens Foundation, the Order of the Sons of Italy in America, the American Italian Historical Association and the Center for Italian and Italian American Culture, the conference was the focus of a documentary film, and the conference papers will be published in a book on the history of discrimination against Italian Americans
Fall 2017 Events
Tuesday, September 26
Scholarship Award Event
Chancellor’s Suite Book Presentation — “The Routledge History Of Italian Americans” William Connell and Stan Pugliese, Hofstra University
Monday, October 16
Lecture by Giuseppe Catozzella
Italian Author and Alberto Institute Visiting Scholar
Tuesday, December 5
Puccini’s Madama Butterfly
Spring 2017 Events
Monday, January 30
Lecture - Prof. Laura Benedetti - Georgetown University
"Un Paese De Carta"
Monday, February 20
Bill Dal Cerro
Bebob, Swing and Bella Musica: Jazz and the Italian American Experience
Tuesday, March 14*
Ex Mayor of Rome
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*Please be advised that due to the impending storm, we will need to cancel this event for tomorrow, March 14. We are planning to reschedule in the fall; date to be announced.
Monday, March 27
Martina Piperno - University of Warwick
Alberto Institute Visiting Scholar
Events begins at 6 p.m.
Fall 2016 Events
Monday, September 26
20th Anniversary of the Valente Library
Monday, October 17
Lecture - Ernest Ialongo, CUNY
Tuesday, October 25Italian Studies Scholarship Event
Wednesday, November 2
Wednesday, November 16Puccini's Tosca
Fall 2015 Events
Monday, September 21, Chancellor's Suite –University Center
Tuesday, October 6, Beck Rooms, Walsh Library
Lecture – Dalmatian and Istrian Émigré Communities in Post World War II Italy
Dr. Marta Deyrup
Wednesday, November 4, Beck Rooms, Walsh Library
Lecture – Niccolò Ammaniti (Author)
Wednesday, November 18, South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC)
Vivaldi Concert - Salzburg Chamber Soloists
Spring 2015 Events
Monday, February 9, Beck Rooms
The Mysteries of the Marco Polo Maps
Benjamin B. Olshin
The University of the Arts
Monday, March 2
"Daughters of Alchemy: Italian Women at the Dawn of the Scientific Revolution"
Meredith Ray, University of Delaware
Wednesday, April 8, Beck Rooms
The Lost Wave: "Women and Democracy in Italy"
Molly Tambor, Long -Island University
Fall 2014 Events
Tuesday, September 16, The Atrium - Jubilee Hall
Scholarship Awards for Italian Studies
"Migration and Literature"
Prof. Robert Viscusi, Brooklyn College
Tuesday, October 7, Faculty Lounge
"Men of the Cloth"
Vicki Vasilopoulos, Director
Wednesday, October 15, Faculty Lounge
"Opera Divas and Heroines in Nineteenth Century Italy"
Prof. Katharine Mitchell, University of Strathclyde
Monday, November 3, Faculty Lounge
"The Italian Body"
Wednesday, November 5, SOPAC
"I Pagliacci" Concert
Monday, December 1, Faculty Lounge
"The Law of the Land"
Director Fred Kuwornu