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Events: 2014-2015

The Piacenza Liver.
Fri, Feb 20, 2015
11:00 am
Daniele Maras (an Italian Academy Fellow) addresses the "mystery of the Etruscans," which rests on three major issues attached to their perception by ancient authors and the modern public: their... Learn more
Wed, Feb 18, 2015
7:00 pm
Brad Garton, Director of the Columbia University Computer Music Center, has assisted in the establishment and development of a number of computer music studios throughout the world, and is an active... Learn more
Thu, Feb 5, 2015
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Video below. With Michael Beckerman (NYU) and Harvey Sachs (Curtis Institute of Music). Europe and the United Nations commemorate the victims of the Shoah each winter on the date of Auschwitz's... Learn more
Amara Lakhous
Thu, Jan 22, 2015
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
This prize-winning writer will discuss his novels, the practice of bilingual writing and translation, literary culture in Algeria and Italy, and the social and political framework of contemporary... Learn more
Wed, Dec 10, 2014
7:00 pm
From The New Yorker: "Luciano Berio, one of the giants of postwar modernism, lived and worked in the New York area in the late nineteen-sixties, teaching at Juilliard. Sarah Cahill and Adam Tendler,... Learn more
Tue, Dec 2, 2014
6:15 pm
Cosponsors: Heyman Center for the Humanities The Writing Program of the School of the Arts Columbia University Libraries The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies The Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging... Learn more
Compagnia di San Paolo, Lecture
Mon, Nov 17, 2014
6:00 pm
The great Romantic poet Giacomo Leopardi’s finest work was “Night Song of a Wandering Shepherd in Asia.” Join us for a reading and discussion with Giorgio Ficara, the Compagnia di San Paolo... Learn more
Thu, Nov 13, 2014
9:45 am to 7:45 pm
Dante’s Poets, Teodolinda Barolini’s groundbreaking study of textuality and truth in the Commedia, was published in 1984 and has profoundly influenced the field of Dante studies ever since. Dante’s... Learn more
Thu, Oct 30, 2014
7:00 pm
New music by William Anderson, Jonathan Dawe, Matthew Greenbaum, and Charles Wuorinen. With guest artists Vox n Plux, Steve Beck, piano, Miranda Cuckson, violin, and Jay Campbell, cello. With support... Learn more
Wed, Oct 29, 2014
12:00 pm
to Fri, Dec 12, 2014, 12:00 pm
In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Grand Central Station. Curated by Renato Miracco in collaboration with the Bruce Silverstein Gallery Photographer Maria Antonietta Mameli (featured in TIME... Learn more
Wed, Oct 22, 2014
7:00 pm
"Sequenzas" and “Chemins IV” and other works performed by Ensemble mise-en in the first of two concerts featuring works composed by Luciano Berio when he lived in New York City (1965-1972). Ensemble... Learn more
Tue, Oct 21, 2014
6:00 pm
Daniel Barenboim, Edward Said, and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in the Emmy Award-winning documentary about the youth orchestra bringing together musicians who are Israeli, Palestinian, and from... Learn more
Mon, Oct 20, 2014
6:15 pm
Professor Richard Falk, in the 10th annual Said Lecture, focuses on the present reality and future direction of the Palestinian struggle, taking account of the continuing relevance of Edward Said's... Learn more
Fri, Oct 3, 2014
2:00 pm
"The first Italian writer to make a significant, if short-lived, impact on modern American poetry.” Program: 1:45 pm Coffee 2:00 pm Barbara Faedda (Acting Director, Italian Academy): Introduction 2:... Learn more