The Inserra Chair is pleased to share the new calendar of programs in store for the fall 2017 semester.
The calendar includes events on theatre, cinema and migration and it will open on September 26 with Venice as a Metaphor of the World: Otherness, Immigration, and Religion in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Veniceand in Today's World, a panel with theater director Karin Coonrod and Alessandro Cassin of the Centro Primo Levi, NY and in connection with the presentation of the play at the Kasser Theater.
On October 16, linguist Giuseppe Antonelli and titling expert Jerome Rudes will discuss how Italian language circulates on foreign big screens through the voices of Italian actors thanks to the practice of subtitling. This is the third appointment with the "Critical Made in Italy" series.
Pluri-awarded playwright, theater and film director Emma Dante will talk about her versatile career in conversation with Teresa Fiore, Inserra Chair on November 15, in connection to the presentation of her play Le Sorelle Macaluso at the Kasser Theater.
Finally, the last event of the semester will be dedicated to the topic of historic and contemporary migration, through the presentation of Teresa Fiore’s new book Pre-Occupied Spaces: Remapping Italy's Transnational Migrations and Colonial Legacies.
To learn more about the events, please visit the calendar's webpage.
We hope to see many of you on campus in September!