• Italian Studies Colloquium/ Brown-University of Bologna Exchange

    Valentina Cappi (University of Bologna). Valentina Cappi, Ph.D, is assistant professor at the Department of Sociology and Business Law of the University of Bologna, where she teaches “Climate change communication, media, and sustainability” and “Sociology of cultural and communicative processes”. She is currently conducting research on “Regenerating communication on climate change. Action-research with key players in the awareness-raising on the ecological transition”. She collaborates to several H2020 projects, including Perceptions. Her research interests concern the relationships between media narratives, imaginary and social practice.

  • Mar

    Il fragile strumento / Vassallo della man: The Divine Presence and Overdetermined Voice of Adriana Lecouvreur” - Harrison Rose, Doctoral student in Italian Studies.

    The Italian Studies Colloquium meets bi-weekly throughout the academic year, on alternating Fridays (see detailed program below) as an interdisciplinary forum for exchanging ideas and research from the community of Italian scholars at Brown and invited outside scholars. Graduate students present their work in progress, and engage the work of faculty and visitors. 

  • Cinema Ritrovato on Tour

    Cinema Ritrovato on Tour

    Granoff Center for the Creative Arts

    The Department of Italian Studies at Brown University and the Cineteca of Bologna, one of Europe’s most renowned archives for film restoration and preservation, present the Eleventh edition of The Cinema Ritrovato on Tour, a selection from the 2023 edition of Il Cinema Ritrovato film festival, held in Bologna every summer. The 37th edition of Il Cinema Ritrovato will take place in Bologna, from Saturday June 22nd to Sunday July 30th , 2024.

    The Cinema Ritrovato on Tour program is made possible by the Elana Horwich Italian Arts and Culture Fund and is curated by Guy Borlée (Cineteca di Bologna, Festival Coordinator) and Massimo Riva (Professor of Italian Studies, Brown University) with the assistance of Bailey Killian (manager of Italian Studies) and graduate students in Italian Studies at Brown (Pablo a Marca, Irene Fiducia, Martina Lancia, Elettra Solignani, and Andrea Zoller).