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Events: 2018-2019

From left to right: Michael Monhart, Pema Tseden, and Patricia Schiaffini-Vedani
Roundtable Discussion
  • Thu, Apr 25, 2019
    5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Join us for a book panel discussion on Tibetan literature in translation with Pema Bhum, Michael Monhart, and Patricia Schiaffini-Vedani, moderated by Lauran Hartley. They will discuss Enticement:...
  • Wed, Apr 10, 2019
    7:00 pm
Music of Giulia Lorusso, Luigi Nono, Giacinto Scelsi, and Claudia Jane Scroccaro (a world premiere) Giacinto Scelsi., Action Music IV, VI, VII and Aitsi Giulia Lorusso, Deserts (2018) Claudia Jane...
  • Mon, Apr 8, 2019
    6:15 pm
"Out of Place: Refugees, Immigrants, and Storytelling" is the subject of Viet Thanh Nguyen, whose novel The Sympathizer is a New York...
  • Fri, Apr 5, 2019
    9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Morning at COLUMBIA (Italian Academy); Afternoon at NYU (Casa Italiana). Directors: Maria Luisa Ardizzone (NYU) & Teodolinda Barolini (Columbia) PRESENTED BY NEW YORK UNIVERSITY: Department of...
  • Mon, Apr 1, 2019
    5:30 pm
This talk in Italian will be accompanied by a translation in English. Speaker Giovanni Bazoli is the president emeritus of Intesa Sanpaolo, president of the Giorgio Cini Foundation, and emeritus...
  • Thu, Mar 28, 2019
    6:00 pm
    to Thu, May 9, 2019, 4:30 pm
In the exhibition “Stone Puzzles,” Dominique Robin explores the projections of humankind on landscape and more generally on nature. At the opening reception on Thursday, March 28, guests were...
  • Wed, Mar 27, 2019
    7:00 pm
By David Del Tredici (world premiere) Performed by Eric Moe, piano, and Robert Frankenberry, actor Generally recognized as the father of the Neo-Romantic movement in music, David Del Tredici has...
  • Wed, Mar 20, 2019
    7:00 pm
Part of Carnegie Hall’s Spring 2019 MIGRATIONS Festival Carnegie Hall's announcement of Arciuli's recital ...
Roundtable Discussion
  • Thu, Mar 14, 2019
    2:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Please register: (Free and open to the public) ResetDOC, an organization committed to connecting different viewpoints in scholarly research...
  • Tue, Feb 5, 2019
    5:30 pm
See below for video of this event. Welcoming remarks:Barbara Faedda Associate Director, Italian Academy, Columbia Speakers:Susan McGregor Assistant Director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism...
News Flash
  • Wed, Jan 2, 2019
    9:30 am
The scholars who will join the Academy in the spring semester bring projects in architectural preservation, neuroscience, art,...
  • Wed, Dec 5, 2018
    7:00 pm
Mango Baroque Chamber Ensemble "Saint/Sinner: In Her Own Words and Music" Italian music from 1650 to 1720 by women: Barbara Strozzi, Chiara Margarita Cozzolani, and Isabella Leonarda "Marguerite...
Application Deadline
  • Mon, Dec 3, 2018
    11:45 pm
The Italian Academy invites applications for one Alexander Bodini Fellowship in Developmental and Adolescent Psychiatry, one Alexander Bodini Fellowship in Transitions from Globalism to Nationalism...
Humanities & Neuroscience, Conference
  • Tue, Nov 27, 2018
    9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Organizers: Francesca Bartolini (Columbia) and Franck Polleux (Columbia) This symposium will tackle some of the cellular mechanisms that go awry in neurodegenerative diseases, with special emphasis...
  • Tue, Nov 20, 2018
    8:00 pm
Music by Berio, D. Scarlatti, and Schubert Co-sponsor: Italian Cultural Institute of New York Free admission; reservations are not required (seating is first come, first seated; doors open at 7:30 PM...
  • Sat, Nov 17, 2018
    7:30 pm
Pianist David Witten has been described as a pianist "with that rare, elusive quality that charms and fascinates the listener." (Redondel, Milan, Italy) Witten's international career has included...
International Observatory for Cultural Heritage, Exhibition
  • Wed, Oct 10, 2018
    5:30 pm
  • Fri, Nov 9, 2018, 4:30 pm
The Center for Palestine Studies, in partnership with the NGO Zochrot, and...
Humanities & Neuroscience, Conference
  • Fri, Nov 9, 2018
    1:30 pm to 6:00 pm
The opioid epidemic is devastating individuals, families, and communities around the world. Medication-assisted treatment and short-term rehabilitation are common treatment options for individuals...
  • Wed, Nov 7, 2018
    7:00 pm
“Mivos Quartet has a highly distinctive musical personality... performances of edge-of-your-seat intensity which still display a remarkable sense of subtle give and take within the ensemble....With...
  • Thu, Oct 25, 2018
    6:15 pm
Titled “The Guests: Edward Said and Joseph Conrad,” this lecture addresses Edward W. Said’s concern, over forty years, with Conrad. A fascinating conversation emerges between the two men’s work, one...
  • Tue, Oct 23, 2018
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Renowned for his groundbreaking research on Italian Jewry, Michele Sarfatti delivers this lecture to mark the upcoming publication of a special issue of the Journal of Modern Italian Studies focusing...
  • Mon, Oct 15, 2018
    9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Celebrating the first contemporary performance of Lorenzo Da Ponte’s The Musical Bee (L’ape musicale) with a series of talks. The schedule is below. Da Ponte’s final libretto and the first Italian...