Cinema Vitti is back!
Wednesday, September 2nd, 6pm
With Senso, Visconti analyzes historical developments of the Italian Risorgimento through the private lives of individuals. Senso recounts the love affair between a Venetian noblewoman and an Austrian Lieutenant, as a cinematic equivalent of a great 19th-century historical novel.
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Coast to Coast: from Palermo to Naples & the Amalfi Coast by boat, bus, and on foot!
Casa Italiana's next trip will be to the Amalfi Coast, Naples, Capri, and Sicily! The dates will be June 1st - June 15th (14 nights).
For those that are interested in joining us, there will be another information meeting mid-September. Stay tuned for more details!
LAST CALL: Fall Italian Language & Culture Courses begin this week!
Our Italian Language & Literature Courses will be offered online again through Zoom for the fall semester. Classes will begin the week of August 31st and finish the week of November 16th, running for a total of 12 weeks. We hope you will join us!
Click link below to visit our website for course information.
- To register, please email Casa Italiana at email@example.com for payment instructions.
- Cost: $228 for Casa members, $276 for non-members.
- After registration and prior to the start of classes, instructors will provide the Zoom links for the courses to all participants via email.
NEW Series: Quattro passi per l'Abruzzo
This fall we will be offering a new series of documentaries of the Abruzzo region hosted by our former exchange student, Giovanni Minicucci!
The first event will be held Sunday, Sept. 6th, at 4:30pm.
This documentary will feature the following: Fossacesia, Abbazia San Giovanni In Venere, Costa dei Trabocchi, Ortona e il castello aragonese, Il cimitero canadese, Lanciano e la storia del miracolo, Chieti e Pescara.
Giovanni Minicucci is a graduate student in Italian Studies at Middlebury College (M.A.) and graduate student in Modern Languages and Literatures at Università Gabriele d'Annunzio di Chieti-Pescara (M.A.). He has a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistic Mediation and Intercultural Communication. Minicucci studied for two semesters at Nazareth College (NY) and he had multiple experiences in American and Canadian University: St John University (Queens), St Thomas University (Miami), Occidental College (Los Angeles) and Niagara College (Welland, Ontario). His interests are: languages, linguistic and American literature.
Presentation will be in English, with Q&A to follow.
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