November 30: An Evening with Author Gaetano Cipolla

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Join us on November 30 at 6pm for an enlightening evening with Gaetano Cipolla, an authority on Sicilian culture and language. RSVP Here. He is Professor Emeritus at St. John’s University and President and Editor of Arba Sicula, an international organization that promotes Sicilian culture.

Dr. Cipolla launched two series of books on Sicilian culture: Pueti d’Arba Sicula, which has 13 volumes, and Sicilian Studies with 27 volumes in publication. Dr. Cipolla edited J. Kirk Bonner’s Introduction to Sicilian Grammar and is the author of The Sounds of Sicilian: a Pronunciation Guide, (Legas) available on CD. His most recent book is Learn Sicilian/Mparamu lu sicilianu, a 336-page volume accompanied by an audio DVD. It is the first college textbook of Sicilian in the world.

Cocktails will be served at 6 PM, program begins at 6:30 PM. The event is $35 per person, and includes a copy of Dr. Cipolla’s most recent publication, Learn Sicilian II.

CCF Members wishing to dine in the Taverna following the event must make a reservation by emailing

SOURCE: Columbus Citizens Foundation

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