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Seeds of the future in the timeless work of Grazia Deledda



Seeds of the future in the timeless work of Grazia Deledda

Seeds of the future in the timeless work of Grazia Deledda

An event dedicated to the teachers and students of the Middle and High Schools italophone students.

(in Italian)



Introduction by journalist and writer Anthony Muroni, Artistic Director of the Institutional Committee for the 150th anniversary of Grazia Deledda

Matteo Porru, author of novels, essays, and short stories, screenwriter, and playwright. Named by Italian journalists as one of the 25 most promising people in the world under 25 years of age. Among his awards is the 2019 Campiello Prize for Young Writers.

Ilaria Muggianu, essayist, journalist, playwright, television scriptwriter, and Deledda’s expert. She writes the regular column Class Readings, focussing on secondary and university education, for the daily La Nuova Sardegna.

Moderator: Stefania Puxeddu, bilingual educator and teacher, founder of InItaliano - Bilinguismo a New York.

At the end of the round table, teachers and students will be invited to interact with the Alexa skill “Words of Grazia,” a service that allows participants to hear reading selections and discover the settings of Grazia Deledda’s novels through voice messages accessible globally.

On the occasion of the 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.

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Date: Thursday, December 01, 2022

Time: From 11:00 am To 12:00 pm

Organized by : IIC-NY

In collaboration with : Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò e Valeria Orani

Entrance : Free


Istituto Italiano di Cultura - NY