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New York Meets Italian Grace Seminar - Part 1

Date:

11/30/2022


New York Meets Italian Grace Seminar - Part 1

Liberty meets Italian Grace -

Conversations around the timeless work of Grazia Deledda

Seminar part.1 

 

A two-day conference dedicated to the work and legacy of Grazia Deledda, the first and only Italian woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature (1926). A collaboration between Istituto Italiano di Cultura in New York, and Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò @NYU, this jubilant celebration marks also the 150th birthday of Grazia Deledda.

With the support of the Consulate General of Italy in New York.

 

November 30, 6:30PM

NYU – Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò

24 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011

 

Free entrance

REGISTRATION NECESSARY HERE 

 

Program

(Event in English)

Institutional greetings and introduction by Anthony Muroni, Journalist and writer.

Artistic Director Institutional Committee Deledda 150-anniversary

and NYU Casa Italiana Director Stefano Albertini

 

  • Sardegna, land of myth and space of absolute existence. Grazia’s World between conflicting codes and concrete universals.

Dino Manca, Professor of Linguistics and Italian Philology, Department of Humanistic and Social Science - University of Sassari

  • Grazia Deledda in America: the myth reborn. From memory of the past to the challenge of a new book.

Angela Guiso, Essayist, Literary Critic, Columnist

  1. Ivy

Excerpt read by Delissa Reynolds

  • Translating Deledda.

Martha Witt, Author, Professor of creative writing at William Paterson University.

Mary Ann Witt, Professor Emerita North Carolina State University

  • Around the dinner table with Grazia

Excerpt read by Delissa Reynolds.

  • Knowledge, Crisis, Resolution: Grazia Deledda, a well-rounded learning experience.

Simonetta Milli Konewko, Associate Professor and Director of the Italian Program Department of Global Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

  • Q&A moderated by NYU Casa Italiana Director Stefano Albertini

 

loghi deledda

Information

Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Time: From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm

Organized by : IIC-NY

In collaboration with : Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò e Valeria Orani

Entrance : Free


Location:

Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò- NYU 24 W 12th St, N

2151