Italian Language and Literature Others

L’America è un esperimento: scrittori e storie degli Stati Uniti – IIC SF, May 25

In-person presentation with authors Enrico Rotelli, R.O. Kwaon and Elaine Castillo – MAY 25 | 6:00 pm    How can we, in Italy, talk about the new literature of the United States of America? And has Italy always been so attached and attracted to it? In L’America è un esperimento: Scrittori e storie degli Stati Uniti, […]

Italian Language and Literature Others

Talking to the Girls: Intimate and Political Essays on the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire – May 12

A collection of stirring and provocative personal essays by family members, writers, scholars, teachers, artists, and activists Talking to the Girls: Intimate and Political Essays on the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire stands as a written memorial to the 46 garment workers who died in New York City on March 25, 1911.The book honors the legacy of […]

Cinema and Photography Italian Language and Literature

“Caro Pier Paolo” with the author, DACIA MARAINI – Apr 25

The Leonardo da Vinci Society, Museo Italo Americano,  and the Italian Cultural Institute are proud to present: PASOLINI 100 YEARS OLD, MARAINI RELIVES IN LETTERS, ESSAYS and POEMS Presented and commented on webinar from Italy by the author, DACIA MARAINI. Unique and unrepeatable in his artistic, human and prophetic journey, Pier Pasolini, born on March 5, […]

Italian Language and Literature Others Science and Technology

UNDERSTANDING “MADE IN ITALY”: A conversation with Riccardo Illy, by IIC SF – Apr 6

UNDERSTANDING “MADE IN ITALY” THE ART OF EXCELLENT PRODUCTSEnchanting Customers with Premium Brand Experiences April 6, 2022 | 6:00PM   A conversation with Riccardo Illy at the Firehouse, Fort Mason, on the occasion of the release of his new book THE ART OF EXCELLENT PRODUCTS: Enchanting Customers with Premium Brand Experiences. Event moderated by Kathy […]

Grants & Scholarships Italian Language and Literature

BookTuberPrize 2022

Prende il via ufficialmente la quarta edizione del BookTuberPrize, il concorso per “video-blogger del libro” promosso dal Centro per il libro e la lettura in collaborazione con il Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale (MAECI) – Direzione Generale per la Diplomazia pubblica e culturale. Il premio è rivolto ai giovani dai 15 ai 25 anni, in Italia e all’estero, […]

Grants & Scholarships Italian Language and Literature

Premi “Luigi Malerba”, edizione 2022

Il Premio Luigi Malerba, fondato nel 2009 per onorare la memoria dello scrittore cui è dedicato si rivolge alternativamente a opere indite di narrativa, premiando un romanzo o una raccolta di racconti o di cinema premiando una sceneggiatura o un trattamento, per ricordare le attività alle quali Malerba si è dedicato con passione e successo. Il Premio […]

Italian Language and Literature

“La luna di Kiev”, Gianni Rodari

La luna di Kievdi Gianni RodariChissà se la lunadi Kievè bellacome la luna di Roma,chissà se è la stessao soltanto sua sorella…“Ma son sempre quella!– la luna protesta –“non sono micaun berretto da nottesulla tua testa!Viaggiando quassùfaccio lume a tutti quanti,dall’India al Perù,dal Tevere al Mar Morto,e i miei raggi viaggianosenza passaporto”.     The […]

Italian Language and Literature

One Hundred Years of Pasolini: A Transnational Gathering of Critical Voices – March 4th

Quite often, the day of the death of famous authors is commemorated more frequently than their birthday. In Pier Paolo Pasolini’s case, his shocking murder in 1975 took center stage in the narrative of his biography, this final moment somehow eclipsing his life’s beginning on March 5th, 1922. Yet, Pasolini’s works are the product of […]

Italian Language and Literature Topics

“Strangers I know”: a book presentation by the author, Claudia Durastanti – March 28th

The Leonardo da Vinci Society, Museo Italo Americano,  and the Italian Cultural Institute are proud to present: La Straniera (Strangers I Know), by Claudia Durastanti Monday, March 28th   6:00PM               Live A book presentation by the author in person A work of fiction about being a stranger in your own family and life. Every family has its own […]

Italian Language and Literature Others Topics

Creative Engagements with the Venice Ghetto – March 6th

A Zoom panel discussion featuring Marjorie Agosín and Margaux Fitoussi, moderated by Katharine Trostel and Amanda Sharick Sunday, March 6, 11 AM PST The Venice Ghetto: A Memory Space that Travels asks important questions about what lessons the Venice Ghetto might carry for the twenty-first century. How do we resist thinking about the Ghetto as […]