Tuesday March 26 2019, from 19:00 to 21:00 EDT. Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst, New York 11373. Free Admission. Donations are accepted and tax-deductible, as we are a registered section 501c3 nonprofit organization. This presentation will be given by Christina McGrath, a PhD candidate in Italian and Comparative Literature...

19 April 2017, 5:30 pm. Cherpack Seminar Room, 543 Williams Hall - 255 S. 36th St. - Center for Italian Studies at University of Pennsylvania David Wallace, University of Pennsylvania, will discuss two moments in time, just before and after World War II, when Boccaccio enjoyed much less respect than today as a European writer, and as an Italian imm...

by Charlene Giannetti The Decameron by 14th century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio is a collection of novellas containing 100 tales told by a group of seven young women and three young men hoping to escape the Black Death by isolating themselves in a secluded villa outside Florence.   So what could be more fitting than to see three of th...

Conference on digital projects directed by Prof. Massimo Riva (Brown University), about the Decameron Web (Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio), the Project Pico (a few masterpieces by Giovanni Pico – Mirandola) and the Panorama Garibaldi May 3, 2013New BrunswickRutgers University conference starting at 4.30 pm

The ABA is happy to announce "The Giuseppe Velli Prize" of two hundred and fifty dollars for the best essay on Boccaccio written by a graduate student pursuing the degree in any American or Canadian University. All submissions must be made by email attachment in Word and sent to the secretary of the American Boccaccio Association:elsa.filosa@vande...

BOCCACCIO IN WASHINGTON DC CONFERENCE DATES: OCTOBER 4 - 6, 2013 An international, interdisciplinary conference on the occasion of the 700th anniversary of Boccaccio's birth, to be held at Georgetown University and the Italian Embassy. We invite proposals for papers or panels on Boccaccio's life, thoughts and works (in English or Italian). Abst...

By Laura Caparrotti Diceva Eduardo: gli esami non finiscono mai. Lavorando nel teatro sembra doppiamente vero e mi chiedo se Eduardo non l'avesse pensato alla vigilia di qualche suo debutto.   Gli esami non finiscono mai e in questi giorni di esami ne sto passando molti, a partire dal nuovo esperimento messo in atto con la compagnia giovani...

CONFERENCE DATES: OCTOBER 4 - 6, 2013 An international, interdisciplinary conference on the occasion of the 700th anniversary of Boccaccio's birth, to be held at Georgetown University and the Italian Embassy. Abstracts were due March 31, 2013.   Selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings. TRAVEL GRANTS SPONSORED BY TH...

  WTI Magazine #72    2015 November 13Author : Elda Buonanno Foley      Translation by:   On top of a very famous palace in Rome, there is a popular line "A people made of artists, poets, saints, philosophers, scientists and sailors". The line, thought to celebrate the "Italian Civilization," remarkably summarizes how often the Italians are seen...

The Director of the Italian Cultural Institute   Silvio Marchetti   is pleased to invite you to   "A Best Seller Ahead of Its Time: The Decamerone by Messer Giovanni Boccaccio"   A Lecture by Carlo Pulsoni