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CMLLC's Italian Program Presents a Week of Italian Language in the World

October 9, 2013

The Italian Program in the Department of Classical and Modern Languages,

Literatures, and Cultures at Wayne State University, with the Comites, Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan, the Italian American Club of Livonia Charitable Foundation, and the NOI Foundation, under the auspices of the Consulate of Italy in Detroit

P R E S E N T

XIII WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD

 

 Monday Oct. 14 - 5:30 pm-8:30 pm - Italian Heritage Room and 100 General Lectures Bldg

Our guest of honor, renowned English journalist and writer Mr. Bill Emmott will present his movie Girlfriend in a Coma followed by a Roundtable with historian Prof. Gaggio and Prof. Past.

Tuesday Oct. 15 - 10:00 am -12:00 pm -Lab 368 Manoogian

Italia, che passione! WSU students talk about their experience in Abruzzo; how it has changed their lives and perspective on Italy and its culture.

WSU Study Abroad and WSU Students: Margaret Ogg, Jay Fahs, Paul Sarrach, Barret Vermilion, Noemi Lopez

 

Italiani, brava gente! The influence and importance of Italians (and Italian Jews) on American culture from the American Revolution to World War II. Prof. Gabriele Boccaccini, University of Michigan

 

Thursday Oct. 17 11:00 am 1:00 pm 408 Romanian Room Manoogian Hall

A tour of Detroit’s Italian Sculptures - George Formicola

Architecture & Sculpture. How Italian architecture and sculpture shaped the American landscape. Sergio De Giusti e Constantine George Pappas

Italians’ Entrepreneurial Spirit.  Italians and how their genius enriches American society. Dr. Giuseppe Santangelo