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Events: 2011-2012

Italy at Columbia Lecture
  • Fri, Feb 28, 2014
    11:00 am
Joel Kaye specializes in intellectual history, the history of economic thought, and the history of science of the medieval period. He received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin (1968) and his...
Concert
  • Sat, May 5, 2012
    7:00 pm
AMP New Music will perform the New York premiere of Luigi Nono’s Quando Stanno Morendo for female voices, bass flute, cello and live electronics along with a new work by Gregory Cornelius and...
Concert
  • Fri, May 4, 2012
    7:00 pm
The Spring 2012 concert series will continue on Friday, May 4, 2012 at 7 PM when the acclaimed NYC-based ensemble TENET will present a program of works by Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) for solo and...
Conference
  • Fri, Apr 27, 2012
    9:00 am
    to Sat, Apr 28, 2012, 9:00 am
This conference aims to open new dialogues on Iberian art and architecture from the decade that saw the Aragonese conquest of Southern Italy (1443) and the establishment of the first Portuguese...
Italy at Columbia Lecture
  • Tue, Apr 24, 2012
    11:00 am
Each semester the Italian Academy invites prominent Columbia University professors to open one of their regularly scheduled classes to the public, bringing students and the community together in the...
Concert
  • Sun, Mar 25, 2012
    7:00 pm
The season continues with a recital by Italian pianist Emanuele Arciuli, whose program will feature works for solo piano by Morton Feldman, Peter Garland, Marcello Panni, and Giacinto Scelsi. Arciuli...
Film
  • Fri, Mar 23, 2012
    3:15 pm
Compagnia di San Paolo, Lecture
  • Wed, Mar 21, 2012
    6:00 pm
Columbia University’s Italian Academy for Advanced Studies is pleased to present the inaugural lecture of the Compagnia di San Paolo Italian Academy Distinguished Visiting Professorship. This...
Concert
  • Sun, Mar 4, 2012
    7:00 pm
In its twelve years of virtuosic performances and daring programming, the composer/performer collective counter)induction has established itself as a force of excellence in contemporary music. Hailed...
Compagnia di San Paolo, Italy at Columbia Lecture
  • Wed, Feb 22, 2012
    4:00 pm
Named to the “Légion d’Honneur” of the French Republic in 2001, Anna Ottani Cavina is also Director of the Fondazione Federico Zeri, Professor at the University of Bologna, and Adjunct Professor at...
Exhibition
  • Thu, Feb 9, 2012
    6:00 pm
    to Sun, May 11, 2014, 4:30 pm
Poet, painter and photographer Liu Xia has been a noteworthy figure on the contemporary Chinese art scene for more than three decades. Today she is better known as a symbol of the Chinese government’...
Symposium
  • Thu, Feb 2, 2012
    5:30 pm
Europe and the United Nations commemorate the victims of the Shoah each winter on the date of Auschwitz's liberation in 1945, and the Italian Academy marks Holocaust Remembrance Day with an annual...
Kariné Poghosyan
Concert
  • Sun, Dec 11, 2011
    6:00 pm
The Fall 2011 concert series continues with a recital of Franz Liszt’s Années de pelerinage, Book Two: “Italy” in honor of Liszt’s bicentenary by pianist Kariné Poghosyan. The recital will include a...
Humanities & Neuroscience, Conference
  • Fri, Dec 9, 2011
    9:00 am
This workshop will bring together neuroscientists from the New York area and beyond to present their research and methodological approach from a broad, interdisciplinary perspective. Scientists in...
Lecture
  • Mon, Dec 5, 2011
    5:30 pm
In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy, The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia University, and Banca d’Italia present a Symposium on Italy and the...
Kristina Milnor, "Women in Pompeii"
Italy at Columbia Lecture
  • Mon, Nov 28, 2011
    1:00 pm
Kristina Milnor graduated from Wesleyan University in 1992 and went on to study at the University of Michigan where she received a Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies (1997) and her PhD in...
Concert
  • Sat, Nov 19, 2011
    8:00 pm
The Fall 2011 concert series continues on Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 8 PM with a concert of chamber music by the Italian composer Nino Rota, who was born in 1911. Rota, born in Milan, died in...
Teodolinda Barolini, "The Sixth Day of the Decameron: The Triumph of the Word"
Italy at Columbia Lecture
  • Tue, Nov 1, 2011
    4:00 pm
Teodolinda Barolini is Lorenzo Da Ponte Professor of Italian at Columbia University. Her research focuses on 13th- and 14th- century Italian literary culture, its relation to classical antiquity, and...
Concert
  • Fri, Oct 21, 2011
    8:00 pm
The Fall 2011 concert series continues on Friday, October 21, 2011 at 8 PM. Ekmeles, a contemporary vocal ensemble led by Jeffrey Gavett, will present a program called “Madrigals and Metamorphoses...
Exhibition
  • Tue, Oct 18, 2011
    6:00 pm
    to Wed, Jan 25, 2012, 4:30 pm
Using a plastic camera from the 1960s, Amy Bedik photographs sculpture and landscape, creating images of startling intensity and sophistication. In Figure and Ground, she exhibits work made in Italy...
Concert
  • Sun, Oct 9, 2011
    6:00 pm
The season continues with a visit from The Hague by the Ascoli Ensemble led by Sasha Zamler-Carhart. Their program will include the U.S. premiere of music from a recently-discovered medieval Italian...
Elaine Sisman, "Truth and Lies in Mozart's Don Giovanni"
Italy at Columbia Lecture
  • Wed, Oct 5, 2011
    2:30 pm
Elaine Sisman is the Anne Parsons Bender Professor of Music at Columbia University, where she has taught since 1982, serving six years as department chair (1999-2005). The author of Haydn and the...
Concert
  • Sun, Sep 18, 2011
    6:00 pm
Formed in 1995 at the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole, the Quartetto Klimt is one of the most interesting young chamber music groups in Italy. Since its foundation it has performed in numerous concerts...