Previous presentations

I.  2008

February 12: Giuliana Bruno (Harvard University), Public Intimacy: Architecture and the Visual Arts (MIT Press, 2007).

February 27: Franco Fido (Harvard University, emeritus), Nuova guida a Goldoni (Einaudi, 2000).

March 5: Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg (Brown University), The Pinocchio Effect: On Making Italians, 1860-1920 (University of Chicago Press, 2008).

March 12: Millicent Marcus (Yale University), Italian Film in the Shadow of Auschwitz (University of Toronto Press, 2007).

March 19: Laura Benedetti (Georgetown University), The Tigress in the Snow: Motherhood and Literature in Twentieth-Century Italy (University of Toronto Press, 2007).

April 2: Amedeo Quondam (Università di Roma “La Sapienza”), Tutti i colori del nero. Moda e cultura nell’Italia del Cinquecento ( (Colla editore, 2007).

April 9: Nadia Urbinati (Columbia University), Ai confini della democrazia. Opportunità e rischi dell’universalismo democratico  (Donzelli, 2007).

April 16: Edward Muir (Northwestern University, The Culture Wars of the Late Renaissance: Skeptics, Libertines, and Opera (Harvard University Press, 2007).

April 23: Piero Boitani  (Università di Roma “La Sapienza), Prima lezione sulla letteratura (Laterza, 2007).

April 30: David Forgacs  (University College London), Mass Culture and Italian Society from Fascism to the Cold War  (Indiana University Press, 2008).

II.  2009

February 11: Remo Bodei (UCLA, Università di Pisa), Paesaggi sublimi. Gli uomini davanti alla natura selvaggia Bompiani, 2008).

February 18: Ann Rosalind Jones (Smith College), The Clothing of the Renaissance World (Thames and Hudson, 2008).

February 25: Paolo Cherchi (Università di Ferrara, University of Chicago), Verso la chiusura. Saggio sul Canzoniere di Petrarca (Il Mulino, 2008).

March 4: Dana Katz (Reed College), The Jew in the Art of the Italian Renaissance (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008).

March 11: James Martin (Goldsmiths, University of London), Piero Gobetti and the Politics of Liberal Revolution (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008).

March 18: Mark Choate (Brigham Young University), Emigrant Nation: The Making of Italy Abroad (Harvard University Press, 2008).

April 1: Eamonn Canniffe (Manchester School of Architecture), The Politics of the Piazza. The History and Meaning of the Italian Square (Ashgate, 2008).

April 8: Stefania Lucamante (Catholic University of America), A Multitude of Women: The Challenge of the Contemporary Italian Novel (University of Toronto Press, 2008).

April 15: Chris Wagstaff (University of Reading), Italian Neorealist Cinema: An Aesthetic Approach (University of Toronto Press, 2008).

April 22:  Roberto Esposito (Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane), Termini della politica. Comunità, immunità, biopolitica (Mimesis, 2008), and Bios: Politics and Philosophy (University of Minnesota Press, 2008).

April 29: Albert Ascoli  (University of California, Berkeley), Dante and the Making of a Modern Author  (Cambridge University Press, 2008).

X. 2017

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