When: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Time: From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute - 500 N Michigan Ave - The discussion in English will be moderated by Prof. Caterina Mangiat Farina (DePaul University). Winner of the 2015 Strega Prize, Italy's preeminent prize for fiction, Ferocity is a cinematic suspense novel that also addresses...

Il Consolato Generale d'Italia a Chicago rende nota la pubblicazione di un avviso per l’assunzione di un impiegato a contratto, a tempo indeterminato, da adibire ai servizi di collaboratore amministrativo nel settore contabilità-manifestazioni culturali-traduzione, presso l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura. Le domande di ammissione alle prove per l’ass...

Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels, published in English between 2011 and 2015, tell the story, in sometimes excruciating psychological detail, of the sixty-year friendship between two girls from a crumbling, violent neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples. The books became best-sellers in America and England, and because the author had decided to...

When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 From 11:00 am To 1:00 pm - Where: Eataly - 43 E Ohio Street - Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura In collaboration with : Eataly Chicago - Entrance : Free Learn how to make hand-made pasta the authentic way Italian people do in Emilia-Romagna! A promotional tasting of the pasta will follow. Presented on th...

When: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute - 500 N Michigan, #1450 - Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura - Entrance : Free Enrico Fermi is unquestionably among the greats of the world's physicists, the most famous Italian scientist since Galileo. Called the Pope by his peers, he was regarded...

When: Tuesday, November 21st at 6pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450, The exhibition will be on view through January 8, 2018 On the occasion of the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial, September 16, 2017 through January 8, 2018, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Chicago Architecture Biennial are pleased to...

When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute - 500 N Michigan Ave - Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura - Entrance : Free This lecture will focus on Pellegrino Artusi’s book Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well (La scienza in cucina e l’arte di mangiar bene). This cookbook, publis...

When: Tuesday, November 07, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute - 500 N Michigan, #1450 - Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura - Entrance : Free Presented on the occasion of the 2nd Annual Italian Cuisine Week in the World. This exhibition explores the cookbook published by Pellegrino Artusi in 1891, entitled Sci...

When: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Istituto Italiano di Cultura Chicago Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels, published in English between 2011 and 2015, tell the story, in sometimes excruciating psychological detail, of the sixty-year friendship between two women from a crumbling, violent neighborhood on the outskirts...

Giacomo Leopardi lies in the middle of Italian culture as a milestone in the middle of a pathway. His name accompanies everyone who is committed to literature and more in general to the humanities. Hated by students during their high school years, disputed by literary critics because of his cosmic pessimism, reduced to an icon of eternally depresse...