italian News & Announcements Archive


Una Waste Land barese: La ferocia di Nicola Lagioia fra spreco e abbondanza, a talk by Professor Stefania Lucamante, CUA. April 26, 5:15 pm, Gilman 130G

Our spring series of lectures closes with Una Waste Land barese: La ferocia di Nicola Lagioia fra spreco e abbondanza, a talk by Professor Stefania Lucamante, from the Catholic University of America. April 26, 5:15 pm, Gilman 130G. This event will be in Italian. Nicola Lagioia’s 2015 La ferocia raises the question of how can […]


“Digitizing Early Modern Music and Poetry.” March 13, 5:30 pm, Gilman 479

The Italian Program presents: “Digitizing Early Modern Music and Poetry: The Tasso in Music Project,” a lecture by Professor Emiliano Ricciardi. Emiliano Ricciardi is Assistant Professor of Music History at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University, which he completed in 2013 with the support of an ACLS/Mellon fellowship, and […]


Not Forgiving, Not Forgetting: Narrating Contemporary Taranto on February 14

This spring, our series of events opens with a lecture by Professor Monica Seger (College of William & Mary), entitled Not Forgiving, Not Forgetting: Narrating Contemporary Taranto. This event takes place in Gilman 479, starting a 5:15 pm. The southern port city of Taranto has developed over the past 60+ years as one of contemporary Italy’s […]


Director Alina Marazzi at Hopkins (November 27-30, 2017)

The Italian Program, CAMS, Film and Media, and the Program for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality are very proud to host critically acclaimed Italian filmmaker Alina Marazzi from November 27- 30, for a series of screenings and conversations with the Hopkins and Baltimore communities. Alina Marazzi is one of the most compelling independent […]


La comédie à l’époque d’Henri III (1580-1589)

The volume is part of the series Theatre Français de la Renaissance. It includes the annotated editions of six plays from the period 1580-1589. Each play is introduced by a critical essay. Eugenio Refini has edited the comic play Frére Fecisti (1589); he is also the author of the essay that introduces the play. Co-authors for this volume […]


“Ferocity: Author and Editor in Conversation” on October 25

The Italian Program of the Department of German and Romance Languages & Literature and the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute are delighted to announce “Ferocity: Author and Editor in Conversation.” Nicola Lagioia, the critically acclaimed Italian writer, will present the just-released English-translation of his novel Ferocity while engaging in conversation with Michael Reynolds, editor-in-chief of his […]


Lectures by Eva Del Soldato and Kevin Brownlee coming October 13

This fall, our series of events opens with a double-bill of back to back lectures: Galileo, the Jesuits and the Errors of Aristotle. How to Justify (and Exploit) the Philosopher by Professor Eva Del Soldato and The Concealed and the Revealed. Dantean Subtexts and Petrarchan Identity in the Africa by Professor Kevin Brownlee, both from […]


Naples and the Camorra in the National Cinematic Gaze. A lecture by Ruth Glynn, Nov. 1, 2017, Gilman 479, 6:00 pm.

The third installment of our events series is a lecture by Professor Ruth Glynn (University of Bristol) entitled: Naples and the Camorra in the National Cinematic Gaze. Since the effective dissolution of the New Neapolitan Cinema in the early 2000s, the conventions of the national film industry have come to dominate the cinematic construction of […]


Aristotele Fatto Volgare: Tradizione aristotelica e cultura volgare nel Rinascimento

The volume, edited by Eugenio Refini in collaboration with David A. Lines (University of Warwick), explores the ways in which the Aristotelian corpus was received, translated and reshaped in the vernacular in the later Middle Ages and the early modern period. From the philological issues of the medieval translations of Aristotle to the critical reflection […]