Photo of Inserra Lecturers and audience

2014-15 Events

For the Spring program, click here

Fall 2014

Business Interviews Italian-Style: Montclair State University ‌Students Interview Local Entrepreneurs for the newspaper La Voce di New York(semester-long project)‌

  • Guest Lecture (Sept. 15  4pm – Cohen Lounge): “Business Video-Interview: Goals and Strategies” by Maurita Cardone (journalist, La Voce di New York) and Giuseppe Malpasso (filmmaker, Art Motion Picture)

Writers between Two Worlds / Scrittori tra due mondi

  • A One-Day Symposium (Thur. Oct. 2, 10:30am-5:45pm) ‌
  • Presentation of Two Recent Anthologies of Italian Writings Abroad (Thur. Oct. 2, 6:30-8:30pm)

Teaching Italian VII Symposium: (Con)Testo: Perspectives on Literature in the FL Classroom

  • Sponsored by the Coccia Institute and the Department of Spanish and Italian, in conjunction with the Inserra Chair (Fri. Nov. 14 8:30am-4pm)

Film Screening: “The Rule” by Italian American Directors Marylou and Jerome Bongiorno

  • Co-sponsored with the Montclair Film Forum, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Honors Program (Tue. Nov. 18, 7-9:30pm)

Reading Foreign Voices: Film, Opera, and Theater Sub-And Sur-titles Across Languages

  • Round Table (Fri. Dec. 5, 9-11:15am)
  • Language-Specific Workshops (Fri. Dec. 5, 12-2pm)
  • Meeting about University Programs in Audio-Visual Translation (2:30-4pm)


Spring 2015

Dancing a Film: Luchino Visconti’s Rocco and His Brothers Inspires Choreographers Emio Greco and Pieter C. Scholten

  • Film Screening (Wed. Feb. 4, 5:00pm)
  • Conversation with the Choreographers and Live Dance Demonstration (Tues. Feb. 17 6:30-8:30pm)

Migrating Words: Writer Amara Lakhous on Cultural and Literary Translation

  • In-class talks‌ (Mon April 6, 11:30-12:45 and 1-2:15)
  • Public lecture (Mon April 13, 6:30-8:30pm)