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Events: 2009-2010

Concertos by Vivaldi and Galuppi
Concert
  • Wed, May 5, 2010
    8:00 pm
The Spring 2010 concert series at Columbia Universitys Italian Academy for Advanced Studies will present the third season at the Academy by the Grand Tour Orchestra, which was founded by Charles...
Lecture
  • Fri, Apr 30, 2010
    4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Formerly the Prime Minister of Poland (1997-2001), Jerzy Buzek is the first European Parliament President to hail from one of the EU's new Member States.
Conference
  • Fri, Apr 30, 2010
    10:00 am to 2:00 pm
The Italian Poetry Review (IPR) has organized a symposium on the writer Antonio Barolini, the centenary of whose birth falls in 2010. Speakers at the symposium include the poet's widow Helen Barolini...
Conference
  • Thu, Apr 29, 2010
    9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Following Mussolini's Racial Laws of 1938, roughly 1800 Italian Jews arrived in the United States. The intersection of worlds they created illuminates important moments of Italian and American...
Luca Trevisani
Exhibition
  • Fri, Apr 23, 2010
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Meris Angioletti graduated in Fine Arts from the Academy of Brera in Milan and has participated in numerous workshops and exhibitions including Idea Bank/ the Energy Clothes at the FAR in Como, and...
Conference
  • Fri, Apr 16, 2010
    8:30 am to 9:00 pm
A conference intended to provoke a radical rethinking of Italianistica. Join us in a very ambitious effort to explore possibilities for a revitalization and refocusing of the field. CONFERENCE...
Jommelli's "Lamentations"
Concert
  • Wed, Apr 7, 2010
    8:00 pm
The Spring 2010 concert series at Columbia Universitys Italian Academy for Advanced Studies will present the third season at the Academy by the Grand Tour Orchestra, which was founded by Charles...
Talea Ensemble
Concert
  • Mon, Mar 29, 2010
    8:00 pm
Musicians include soprano Jo Ellen Miller, conductor James Baker, and the Talea Ensemble’s Executive Director and percussionist Alex Lipowski. Composers Stefano Gervasoni, Pierluigi Billone, Fabio...
Concert
  • Wed, Mar 24, 2010
    7:00 pm
The Power of Space: cities in Late Medieval/Early Modern Italy & Northern Europe
Conference
  • Thu, Mar 11, 2010
    10:00 am
    to Fri, Mar 12, 2010, 6:00 pm
The Power of Space brings together a group of scholars, senior and junior, from the United States, France, Italy, Belgium, The Netherlands, and Switzerland to share research on how cultural, social,...
The Grand Tour Orchestra
Concert
  • Wed, Mar 10, 2010
    8:00 pm
The Spring 2010 concert series at Columbia Universitys Italian Academy for Advanced Studies will present the third season at the Academy by the Grand Tour Orchestra, which was founded by Charles...
James Shapiro on Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra"
Italy at Columbia Lecture
  • Wed, Mar 10, 2010
    9:00 am
James Shapiro is Larry Miller Professor of English at Columbia University. He is the author of several influential and prize-winning monographs, including, most recently, 1599: A Year in the Life of...
The Trento Tunnel Project
Symposium
  • Tue, Mar 2, 2010
    5:30 pm
The Trento Tunnel Project is an experiment in the recovery of an abandoned industrial site; in the reinvention of the history museum; in the animation of historical archives. Imagine two 300-meter...
Triumphant Arts: The Monuments Of The Flavians
Italy at Columbia Lecture
  • Tue, Feb 23, 2010
    4:00 pm
Francesco de Angelis is associate professor of Roman art and archaeology at Columbia University. Before coming to New York, he has worked at the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut in Rome and at the...
Symposium
  • Tue, Feb 16, 2010
    5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
In 1555, the Jews of Rome --residents since ancient times-- were forced to live in the "Ghetto," a neighborhood on the bank of the Tiber River. This restriction was part of an attempt to strip the...
Christia Mercer on Galileo's "The Assayer"
Italy at Columbia Lecture
  • Thu, Feb 11, 2010
    1:00 pm
Christia Mercer studied art history in New York and Rome, before going to graduate school in philosophy. She has received the Latin Certificate, Gregorian University, Rome, Italy (1980-81); a...
John Ashbery and Charles Simic
  • Thu, Dec 10, 2009
    5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Two of America's finest and most widely-acclaimed poets will make a rare joint appearance to celebrate this prestigious international prize at Columbia University’s Italian Academy. Poet John Ashbery...
Reading
  • Wed, Dec 9, 2009
    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Video Presentation, Bilingual Poetry Readings, and Discussion Moderated by Paolo Valesio (Columbia University) and Phillip Usher (Barnard College)
Exhibition
  • Mon, Dec 7, 2009
    6:00 pm
    to Thu, Dec 10, 2009, 6:00 pm
The Italian Cultural Institute of New York, together with the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies at Columbia University and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Directorate General for Cultural...
Concert
  • Wed, Dec 2, 2009
    8:00 pm
The Fall 2009 concert series at Columbia University’s Italian Academy for Advanced Studies will present three recitals by leading proponents of contemporary music. December 2, Talea Ensemble, Alex...
Conference
  • Fri, Nov 20, 2009
    5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
In contrast to the Greek and Roman worlds, our knowledge regarding the diffusion and use of mythology in Etruria is primarily based not on literature, but on material evidence—images and inscriptions...
Beyond Futurism: F.T. Marinetti, Writer
Conference
  • Thu, Nov 12, 2009
    9:30 am to 6:00 pm
The Department of Italian at Columbia University in the City of New York is pleased to announce Beyond Futurism: F.T. Marinetti, Writer, a two-day international symposium on Thursday, November 12, 9:...
GIRLMACHINE
Concert, Exhibition
  • Wed, Nov 11, 2009
    6:00 pm
Honoring the centennial year of Italian Futurism, GIRLMACHINE is a performance presented at the Teatro of The Italian Academy on November 11, 2009. Featured in PERFORMA09, the renowned biennial for...
Balzan Prize winners
Lecture
  • Mon, Nov 9, 2009
    5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
The Embassy of Italy The Embassy of Switzerland The International Balzan Foundation The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America Cordially invite you to the 2009 Balzan Forum in New York A...

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