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Events

  • Wednesday, November 19, 6:30 p.m.

    Persiana Pompa da Anima Toscana: The Medici's Persian Magi, Merchants and Cavalieri

    Casa Italiana Zerili-Marimò Library, 24 West 12th Street

    A lecture by Mahnaz Yousefzadeh, NYU. This talk traces the transmutation of the image of Persia, from that presented by the Magi to that cast by the knights of the early modern Tuscan court.

  • Friday, November 14, 3:30 p.m.

    Identity and Memory: Italy and its “immigrants”

    Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 24 West 12th Street

    A lecture by Amara Lakhous and conversation with Martino Marazzi, Tiro a Segno Visiting Professor in Italian American Culture

  • Monday, November 10, 6:00 p.m.

    THE CRITERION COLLECTION Releases LA DOLCE VITA

    Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 24 West 12th Street

    La dolce vita has just been released (on October 24) in a brand new edition from The Criterion Collection, with a high-quality transfer and a wealth of extras. To celebrate the release, an invited panel will discuss the film and assess its importance in Italian culture and the history of cinema. With: Issa Clubb, The Criterion Collection David Forgacs, NYU Antonio Monda, NYU Eugenia Paulicelli, CUNY

  • Friday, November 7, 6:00 p.m.

    AdDRESSing Style: WRITING FASHION IN EARLY-MODERN ITALY

    Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 24 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

    The first comprehensive study on the role of Italian fashion and Italian literature, this book analyzes clothing and fashion as described and represented in literary texts and costume books in the Italy of the 16th and 17th centuries.

  • Wednesday, October 22, 6:00 p.m.

    The Selected Poetry of Pier Paolo Pasolini

    Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 24 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011