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Events: 2014-2015

Italy at Columbia Lecture
  • Tue, Apr 28, 2015
    4:00 pm
The Italy at Columbia series invites prominent Columbia University professors to open one of their regularly scheduled classes to the public, bringing students and the community together in the...
Serge Prokofiev
  • Fri, Apr 24, 2015
    7:30 pm
Co-sponsored by the Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the Serge Prokofiev Foundation, the Italian Academy, and the Columbia Department of Music This recital of popular and rare...
Humanities & Neuroscience, Roundtable Discussion
  • Wed, Apr 22, 2015
    6:00 pm
See video at bottom. The Academy devotes substantial resources to neuroscience: it offers the Alexander Bodini Research Fellowship and sponsors other Fellowships each year in this field, and presents...
1xUnknown, 2012-ongoing (Quiberville), production still. Photo Margherita Moscardini. Courtesy Ex Elettrofonica, Rome.
  • Tue, Apr 14, 2015
    6:00 pm
Xenia Vytuleva (Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, NY) Margherita Moscardini (Artist, winner of Premio New York, 2015) The Nazi...
The Talea Ensemble
  • Wed, Apr 8, 2015
    7:30 pm
The composer will attend this event. For more about his work, see the video below. The Talea Ensemble, a “crucial part of the New York cultural ecosphere” (NYTimes) is the Recipient of the 2013 CMA/...
  • Mon, Mar 30, 2015
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Both artists are winners of the Premio New York, a residency program for emerging Italian artists sponsored by the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (...
  • Sat, Mar 28, 2015
    10:00 am
    to Sun, Mar 29, 2015, 5:00 pm
Free and open to the public; registration is required: Sponsored by...
Dante as a Poltical Theorist
  • Fri, Mar 27, 2015
    8:30 am to 6:30 pm
Launching The Global Dante Project of New York. Morning at NYU (Casa Italiana); Afternoon at COLUMBIA (Italian Academy). Directors: Maria Luisa Ardizzone (NYU) & Teodolinda Barolini (Columbia)....
The Maurice Quartet
  • Wed, Mar 25, 2015
    7:00 pm
The Maurice Quartet was founded in 2002 in Turin. In 2009 its members graduated from the Special Quartet Course in the Music School of Fiesole (...
Mivos Quartet
  • Wed, Mar 11, 2015
    7:00 pm
“The Italian Academy at Columbia keeps on delivering some of the most intriguing classical programs in town. (And you can't beat the price, either.) Tonight the adventurous Mivos players present...
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...
  • 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...
Holocaust Remembrance, Symposium
  • Thu, Feb 5, 2015
    5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Watch 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...
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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Wed, Oct 29, 2014
    12:00 pm
    to Fri, Dec 12, 2014, 12:00 pm
  • Tue, Oct 7, 2014, 7:00 pm
  • Wed, Oct 8, 2014, 7:00 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...