Upcoming events this year sponsored by the Alberto Institute

Tuesday, September 18              

Lecture: America 1850-1860. How the Italians discovered the United States—Federico Casari, Visiting Scholar, University of Durham, UK

Monday, September 24                

Scholarship Award Ceremony—Lecture: L’Aquila and Beyond: Lessons from an Earthquake—Prof. Laura Benedetti, Georgetown University

 Tuesday, October 2                      

Lecture: Italy and the Balkans After 1945:  Images Across the Adriatic—Prof. James Pettifer, Oxford University

 Tuesday, October 23                    

Lecture: Historical & Sociological Aspects of the Italian American Experience—Prof. Richard Juliani, Villanova University

Tuesday, October 30 

Film—The Garden of the Finzi-Continis   Introduced by Jerome and Mary Lou Tibaldo- Bongiorno.  In collaboration with the Jewish Museum of NJ

Tuesday, November 13               

Book presentation: The Godfather Effect: Changing Hollywood, America, and Me—Tom Santopietro, Author

 Tuesday, December 3                  

Holiday Concert

 Tuesday, January 28                   

Holocaust Remembrance Day.  Lecture on Primo Levi —Prof. Pugliese, Hofstra University

 Tuesday, February 19                  

Book presentation: Seeking Sicily—John Keahey,  Author

Tuesday, February 26                  

 Lecture: Murder Made in Italy—Prof. Ellen Nerenberg, Wesleyan University

Tuesday, March 26                       

 Lecture: Words are Loaded Guns. Reflections on the Power of Words between Law and Literature—  Gianrico Carofiglio, Author and Judge.

 ALL EVENTS WILL BEGIN AT 6:00 P.M. Contact Barbara Ritchie at 973-275-2967 or Barbara.ritchie@shu.edu for further Information

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