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Events: 2013-2014

  • Wed, May 7, 2014
    7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
The Spring 2014 concert series at Columbia University's Italian Academy for Advanced Studies will conclude on Wednesday, May 7 at 7 PM with a recital by American cellist Jay Campbell. Praised by The...
Book Presentation
  • Tue, Apr 22, 2014
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies at Columbia University will host a public event featuring the Academy’s Founding Director Maristella de Panizza Lorch, who will present her new book Beyond...
  • Fri, Apr 18, 2014
    1:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Elizabeth A.R. Brown (CUNY, emerita), David Freedberg (Columbia), Anthony Grafton (Princeton), Peter Miller (Bard Graduate Center), Irina Oryshkevich (Columbia), Nancy Siraisi (Hunter College and the...
Holocaust Remembrance, Symposium
  • Thu, Apr 10, 2014
    5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Welcoming remarks: Barbara Faedda Italian Academy for Advanced Studies, Columbia University Speakers Victoria de Grazia Columbia University Fascist Men and Jewish Women Yasmine Ergas Columbia...
  • Fri, Apr 4, 2014
    11:00 am to 6:00 pm
To honor his work on behalf of the journal Res and his intellectual and cultural contributions to Columbia University and New York City. With Zoe Strother (Columbia), Joseph Koerner (Harvard), David...
Elinor Frey
  • Wed, Apr 2, 2014
    7:00 pm
Fascinated with the cello’s origins and the creative process of new music, Elinor Frey plays both period and modern instruments. Elinor’s honors include a US-Italy Fulbright Fellowship where she...
  • Tue, Mar 11, 2014
    11:00 am to 8:45 pm
  • Wed, Mar 12, 2014, 3:30 pm to 8:30 pm
On March 11 and 12, 2014, South African independent filmmaker Aryan Kaganof will present and discuss his selected films, most of which have never been seen in the United States. On Wednesday, March...
Edmund White
  • Thu, Mar 6, 2014
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies at Columbia University will host a public event featuring Edmund White, the noted author and scholar, who was a Fellow at the Italian Academy in the fall of...
Frances-Marie Uitti
  • Wed, Mar 5, 2014
    7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
The Spring 2014 concert series will commence on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 7 PM with a recital by pioneering cellist Frances-Marie Uitti, the leading proponent of music by Italian composer Giacinto...
Roundtable Discussion
  • Wed, Feb 26, 2014
    5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Organizer: Ernest Ialongo, Chair, Seminar in Modern Italian Studies With Giovanna Ginex (Independent Art Historian), Romy Golan (Italian Academy Fellow; Lehman College; CUNY Graduate Center), Vivien...
Humanities & Neuroscience, Conference
  • Thu, Feb 6, 2014
    8:00 am
    to Fri, Feb 7, 2014, 6:00 pm
Featuring: Randy Buckner (Harvard) Felicity Callard (Durham U.) Maurizio Corbetta (Washington U. School of Medicine) Rex Jung (U. of New Mexico) Bill Kelley (Dartmouth) Daniel Margulies (Max Planck...
  • Tue, Dec 10, 2013
    6:00 pm
In Socrates as a Satyr: a Conundrum in the History of Greek portraiture, Giuliani examines Socrates' physiognomy as it was famously described in two types of documents: the first portrait statue of...
Luca Giuliani
  • Mon, Dec 9, 2013
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Prof. Giuliani will speak on Images of Myth and Images of Life: On the Use and Abuse of Common Dichotomy. In this talk he will address the art historical distinctions between Peinture d'Histoire and...
  • Fri, Dec 6, 2013
    9:00 am
    to Sat, Dec 7, 2013, 6:00 pm
The conference will focus on four themes: Situating Machiavelli within the history of political thought; the tragic view of politics and conflict in the The Prince; the relation between The Prince...
  • Wed, Nov 13, 2013
    7:00 pm
The Fall 2013 concert series at Columbia University’s Italian Academy for Advanced Studies continues on Wednesday, November 13 at 7 pm when poet Sarah Arvio will read from her book Night Thoughts: 70...
  • Wed, Oct 30, 2013
    7:00 pm
Russian pianist Konstantin Soukhovetski presents a program of his own arrangements of music from operas by Richard Strauss, Handel, and Verdi in a staged recital directed by Tabitha Holbert. Russian...
  • Wed, Oct 16, 2013
    7:00 pm
The Italian Academy at Columbia University hosts the League of Composers / ISCM (International Society for Contemporary Music) in a concert of new works by Milanese master Giacomo Manzoni and two of...
  • Tue, Oct 15, 2013
    7:00 pm
    to Tue, Oct 29, 2013, 7:00 pm
Oct. 15: Inferno (F. Bertolini, A. Padovan, and G. de Liguoro, 1911; 66 minutes) Preceded by the short Il diavolo zoppo - The Crippled Devil (1909, 15 minutes) Introduced by Elizabeth Leake (Columbia...
  • Wed, Oct 2, 2013
    2:00 pm
    to Thu, Oct 3, 2013, 2:00 pm
Organized by: James Yardley (Columbia); Alberto Morgante (CNR-IOM and Univ. of Trieste); Tony Heinz (Columbia); Vittorio Pelligrini (CNR-Nano and Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa) Co-sponsors: The...