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Category Archives: Events
The Italian Studies program proudly houses a chapter of the National Italian Honor Society, Gamma Kappa Alpha which recently held its inaugural induction ceremony. On May 10th, seven undergraduate students were formally inducted into the prestigious honor society, recognizing their … Continue reading
Chapman University is pleased to announce the creation of the Ferrucci Institute for Italian Experience and Research, thanks to a $1.5 million donation from the Ferrucci family. The gift was announced March 11 during the annual Italian Perspectives event at … Continue reading
It was a joy hosting Italian Studies/Theater alumna Melissa Marino this week and having her give career advice to our current students! Melissa is one of our successful alum, she lives and works in Italy in her sector of choice, … Continue reading
Palgrave Macmillan recently published an English translation of Dr. Pacchioni’s study The Image of the Puppet in Italian Theater, Literature, and Film. During the past two weeks, Dr. Pacchioni was invited to speak about the popular Italian puppet theater and … Continue reading
Join us for Theater and Culture: An Italian Perspective in the Musco Center for the Arts of Chapman University, Orange, California, on Saturday, March 11, 2023, at 10am. This year’s edition is a unique opportunity to learn about the influence … Continue reading
This fall, Chapman University awarded an Honorary Degree to Dacia Maraini, one of the most important and prolific writers in contemporary Italy. During her visit to campus, Italian Studies students had the privilege of meeting Maraini and hearing her read … Continue reading
Dr. Pacchioni was invited to speak at the first Graziadio Center in-person symposium in two years, One Hundred Years of Pasolini: A Transnational Gathering of Critical Voices. This one-day symposium, focusing on the work of Pier Paolo Pasolini, was organized in collaboration … Continue reading
The Italian Studies Program at Chapman University is presenting Design & Culture: An Italian Perspective, which will be held in person at the Musco Center for the Arts at 1 University Drive, Orange, California, on Saturday, April 23 at 10:30 am. This year’s event will include … Continue reading
This fall, Chapman Italian Studies students combined their linguistic training with a transcultural investigation in a wide range of disciplinary contexts: Italian immigration to North America, Anglo-American expatriate experiences in Italy, the history and future of tourism on the peninsula, … Continue reading
Sustainable Tourism in Italy – A Talk with Federico M. Ceschin, President of SIMTUR – September 23, 2pm
Musco Center for the Arts, WIlkinson College, and the Italian Studies Program Present: Food and Culture: An Italian Perspective VIRTUAL EVENT – Ticket Complimentary, to register click here: Saturday, May 1, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. PDT “Today, at least in the more … Continue reading
Journeying to Italy through Film: Dr. Pacchioni to present at the 2021 Italian Film Festival of Minneapolis/St. Paul
Every year, the Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis/St. Paul, in partnership with the MSP Film Society, presents a series of outstanding contemporary films with the goal of broadening the view of Italy and offering a new perspective on the country and … Continue reading
Master of Imaginative Synthesis: Federico Fellini at 100 A Live Online Webinar in conjunction with the 2020 publication of Wiley Blackwell’s A Companion to Federico Fellini 6:00 P.M. PDT on Thursday, May 28, 2020 On the occasion of the celebrations … Continue reading
Don’t miss the fifth edition of the Italian Perspective series. This year, Food and Culture: An Italian Perspective will be a thought-provoking celebration of Italian food culture, featuring talks by influencers, scholars and chefs, access to a tasting pavilion from local Italian … Continue reading
Join us for Paul’s Pasta Piazza Party! Italian music, cuisine, and good company for all right in the heart of the Orange campus: Attallah Piazza, Monday, October 14, from 5pm to 7pm. Special thanks to Paul and Marybelle Musco.