To celebrate the 750th anniversary of Dante's birth the Georgetown University Italian Research Institute, the Georgetown University Italian Department, and the Embassy of Italy, are sponsoring a recital of Dante's cantos related to science.   Riccardo Pratesi, from the Museo Galileo in Florence, Italy, will recite the cantos in Italian and c...

By Goffredo Palmerini Venivano ogni anno all'Aquila gli studenti della Georgetown University di Washington DC per l'attesa Summer School guidata dalla prof. Laura Benedetti, che di quell'ateneo è direttrice del Dipartimento di Italiano.   Ormai era un'annuale consuetudine, per la quale gli studenti di quella università facevano a gara per a...

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...

When: Tuesday, October 4 2016 from 18:00 to 10:46Where: Intercultural Center Auditorium, Georgetown University, Washington, DCFREE BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED - PLEASE REGISTER HERE   The Georgetown University Italian Research Institute, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, and the...

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...

Dear Colleagues, Recently we have created an Italian Research Institute at GeorgetownUniversity whose principal goal is to identify and highlight the significant contemporary contributions of our talented scholars and leaders in all fields and create a synergy with non-Italian scholars and leaders. On Friday, May 30, in collaboration wi...

Georgetown University Italian Research Institute and the Embassy of Italy cordially invite you to a conference and discussion on "The Voyage: a Journey into the Fantastic World of Fiction and Film."Mario Vargas Llosa, 2010 Nobel Laureate in Literature, will present "Boccaccio on Stage: a Journey into the World of the Imagination."Alessandro Baricco...

The Department of Italian invites you to a lecture by Fulvio S. Orsitto who is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Italian and Italian American program at California State University at Chico.   Born in Turin, Italy, he holds undergraduate degrees from the University of Turin, an M.A. in Film Studies and a Ph.D. in Italian from th...

La mostra Il Principe di Niccolò Machiavelli e il suo Tempo inizia a Washington il suo tour internazionale. Dopo il successo al Complesso Monumentale del Vittoriano la scorsa primavera, l'esposizione arriva, grazie alla partnership con Eni, negli Usa in occasione dell'Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti, di cui l'azienda è corporate ambas...

Sunday, October 13, 2013   Lecturers Laura Benedetti (Georgetown University) and Peter Lukehart (National Gallery of Art CASVA) will present Torquato Tasso's poem Jerusalem Delivered and the works of art it inspired. The National Gallery of Art Vocal Ensemble with Rosa Lamoreaux, artistic director, soprano and the National Gallery of Art Cha...