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Category Archives: Events
Join us for the upcoming presentation by Italian Studies alumnus Marco Saglimbeni, scheduled on Monday, April 15, 7:00-8:30pm, in the Center for American War Letters of the Leatherby Libraries.
Keeping true to the commitment of exploring the multifaceted and precious significance of the history, culture and art of Italy across various fields of knowledge and application, this year’s Italian Perspective opened the lesser known yet truly unique and relevant … Continue reading
Don’t miss the fourth edition of the Italian Perspective series. This year, Science and Culture: An Italian Perspective will include four plenary lectures focusing on different intersections between Italian art and culture and scientific thought and discoveries, including anatomy, mathematics, geometry, and … Continue reading
In partnership with the students of the Italian Studies Program of Chapman University, The Los Angeles Composers Collective dissect and interpret iconic pieces of Italian Literature for a fresh take on an old classic. The concert and discussion will take … Continue reading
The Lives of Filippo Mazzei and Louis Palma Di Cesnola. Join us for a double book presentation on November 28!
The Mentoris Project along with the Chapman University Leatherby Libraries and the Italian Studies Program present The Lives of Filippo Mazzei and Louis Palma Di Cesnola. Book signing with authors Dr. Rosanne Welch and Dr. Peg Lamphier following presentation. November 28, 7pm, Center for American … Continue reading
Last Saturday the Italian Studies program held its annual Italian Studies Annual Advising Retreat and Reunion on the Chapman campus. The event, scheduled as part of the University’s broader Homecoming Week celebrations, brought together faculty, alumni, current students and their … Continue reading
“New Italian Migrations to the United States.” Join us for a lecture by renowned scholars Laura Ruberto and Joseph Sciorra
The presentation will highlight the two-volume collection, New Italian Migrations to the United States (University of Illinois Press, 2017), that offers a radical rethinking of the history of Italian Americans. The books’ editors will discuss how the continual immigration from … Continue reading
Balmy autumn weather, great company and amazing Italian food made Paul’s Pasta Piazza Party the place to be on Chapman University’s campus this past week. The Attallah Piazza with all its magic, cheer, and color was transformed into an Italian square teeming with … Continue reading
Come and learn about the Italian art of dubbing with Massimo Veronese and Paolo Battaglia. The event will also feature the great actor, singer and dubber Massimo Quarta who, among his many accomplishments, has been the voice of Mickey Mouse … Continue reading
Mark your calendars for the beloved Chapman tradition of 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 8, from 5pm to 7pm. Special thanks … Continue reading
The Italian Studies program is grateful to Michela Musolino and Fabio Turchetti, who visited Chapman University this past week, bringing with them the many sounds of the Italian peninsula. During their visit, they lead a spirited traditional dance workshop at … Continue reading
Open to all who want to improve their language skills, learn about the Italian culture, share their talents, speak with native speakers, and socialize with members of the local community and other students!
The third presentation of the Italian Perspective series took place in the Musco Center for the Arts, on Saturday, April 7, this year focusing on the intersection between cinema and culture. This celebratory symposium, exploring the complexity of Italy’s cultural … Continue reading
How did Italy treat Jews during World War II? Dr. Klein uncovers how Italian Jews, though victims of Italian persecution, promoted the view that Fascist Italy was categorically good to them. Experience in the decades before WWII—fervent Italian patriots while … Continue reading