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Events: 2012-2013

Mon, Jun 17, 2013, 8:00 am to Wed, Jun 19, 2013, 8:00 pm
Organizer: Elena Aprile Co-sponsors: Dept. of Physics and Nevis Lab, Columbia; National Science Foundation
Sun, May 26, 2013, 6:00 pm
Anna Franceschini and Francesco Arena, winners of the 2012-13 Premio New York prize for emerging Italian visual artists, will present recent work at Columbia University’s Italian Academy on Tuesday,... Learn more
Wed, May 8, 2013, 7:00 pm
The Spring 2013 concert series at Columbia University’s Italian Academy for Advanced Studies concludes on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 with a performance by violinist Miranda Cuckson with pianist Blair... Learn more
Wed, May 1, 2013, 7:00 pm
Columbia University’s Italian Academy for Advanced Studies will present the first annual E.R. Lorch Memorial Recital on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 with a performance by Italian pianist Emanuele Torquati... Learn more
Fri, Apr 26, 2013, 2:30 pm
William Connell (Seton Hall), David Freedberg (Columbia), Anthony Grafton (Princeton), Pamela Smith (Columbia) Organizer: Ivano Dal Prete (Academy Fellow)
Wed, Apr 24, 2013, 5:30 pm
David Freedberg, Pierre Matisse Professor of the History of Art, Columbia, and Director of the Italian Academy Co-Sponsor: ArtWatch International
Wed, Apr 10, 2013, 6:00 pm
A part of the conference "Bounded Rationality Updated," organized by the Italian Cultural Institute of New York and The International Herbert A. Simon Society
Wed, Apr 10, 2013, 5:00 pm
Part of the "Season of Cambodia" Festival. Organizers: Pierre Bayard and Soko Phay-Vakalis (of University of Paris 8). Co-sponsors: Maison Française, Columbia; University of Paris 8; The School of... Learn more
Workshop, Compagnia di San Paolo
Thu, Apr 4, 2013, 2:00 pm
The object of the study day is to raise a complex of questions relevant to the humanities today, with a particular interest in music studies. In the last two decades efficiencies in communicative... Learn more
Wed, Mar 27, 2013, 7:00 pm
The Spring 2013 concert series at Columbia University’s Italian Academy for Advanced Studies continues on Wednesday, March 27 with a performance of violin sonatas by Ferruccio Busoni and Mozart.... Learn more
Tue, Mar 12, 2013, 6:00 pm
Frances Champagne, David Freedberg, Kevin Ochsner; moderated by Michael Shadlen (all of Columbia) Co-sponsor; the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute, Columbia
Tue, Mar 12, 2013, 4:00 pm
A relentless rain didn’t keep attendees from filling the elegant auditorium at Columbia University’s Italian Academy for Tuesday evening’s panel discussion on “Shaping the Brain,” a Brain Awareness... Learn more
Thu, Mar 7, 2013, 2:30 pm to Fri, Mar 8, 2013, 9:30 pm
Ravenna preserves the richest and most abundant historical evidence of all of the Mediterranean centers of late antique and early Byzantine artifacts. Its cultural heritage is vast, ranging from... Learn more
Photo by Roey Yohai courtesy of Americas Society
Wed, Mar 6, 2013, 7:00 pm
Founded in 1987 by Argentinean medieval music specialist and recorder virtuoso Pedro Memelsdorff, Mala Punica is celebrated for its rigorous and creative interpretation of the great musical patrimony... Learn more
Compagnia di San Paolo, Lecture
Thu, Feb 28, 2013, 6:00 pm
Columbia University’s Italian Academy is pleased to present a lecture that explores how, in Prof. Borio’s words, “in the 20th century the musical avant-garde encountered ethnographic discourse at... Learn more
Wed, Feb 20, 2013, 7:00 pm
The Spring 2013 concert series at Columbia University’s Italian Academy for Advanced Studies will feature three violin recitals on Wednesday evenings at 7 pm. The series will begin on February 20... Learn more
Mon, Feb 18, 2013, 6:00 pm
Francesco Giavazzi (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research, Università Bocconi) Co-sponsor: Program for Economic Research, Columbia
Thu, Feb 7, 2013, 5:30 pm
Welcoming remarks:Barbara Faedda Italian Academy for Advanced Studies, Columbia University Speakers:Patricia Heberer United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Giving a Face to Faceless Victims:... Learn more
Thu, Jan 24, 2013, 6:00 pm
Paolo Ventura’s luminous and haunting photographs function as architectural relics of the imagination, portraying characters and scenarios that are magical, poignant and strangely familiar. We... Learn more
Thu, Dec 13, 2012, 8:00 pm to Sat, Dec 15, 2012, 8:00 pm
About COSÌ FARAN TUTTI ~ or They’ll All Do It! Seductive sisters, brazen soldiers, a meddling maid, and a self-proclaimed master of the science of love provide the power play of COSÌ FARAN TUTTI ~... Learn more
Wed, Dec 5, 2012, 2:00 pm
David Freedberg (Director, Italian Academy) Stephen Szabo (Executive Director, Transatlantic Academy) Emiliano Alessandri (German Marshall Fund) Bill Emmot ("The Economist") Alexander Stille (... Learn more
Tue, Dec 4, 2012, 11:30 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... Learn more
Fri, Nov 30, 2012, 7:00 pm
Composer Suzanne Farrin's "appealingly tart" sound (NY Times) has been brought to life by some of the great musicians of today, such as the International Contemporary Ensemble, Anthony Roth Costanzo... Learn more