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The Vignelli Legacy at Italian Embassy

The Vignelli Legacy at Italian Embassy

| March 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Rochester Institute of Technology are pleased to present an exhibition featuring some of the most iconic designs conceived by Massimo and Lella Vignelli. The opening event will include a lecture on The Vignelli Legacy by R. Roger Remington, Professor of Graphic Design at the Rochester Institute of Technology. During […]

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Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint Francis at La Verna

Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint Francis at La Verna

| March 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

One of the most innovative Italian books of the early baroque period, the Descrizione del Sacro Monte della Vernia, published in 1612, illustrates the experiences of Saint Francis and the buildings of the Franciscan community at La Verna. Drawing from the National Gallery of Art’s rich holdings of works with Franciscan imagery, Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint […]

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The Impossibility of Italian Politics – The American Interest

The Impossibility of Italian Politics – The American Interest

| March 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

This week’s inconclusive election results have confirmed once again that Italy’s democratic dysfunction runs deep. In the short term, it may well prove ungovernable . . . . Christian Democracy, Fascism, Eurocommunism (“communism with a human face”) and a Trump-anticipating rule by a randy property-and-media mogul, Silvio Berlusconi, were all wholly or largely developed in […]

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Five things to watch in the Italian parliamentary election – AEI

Five things to watch in the Italian parliamentary election – AEI

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

This Sunday, Italian voters elect both a new Chamber of Deputies and new members of Italy’s Senate. It promises to be quite the drama…..The election will likely provide another example of the continuing erosion of Europe’s center left. Since taking over leadership in 2013, the leader of the Democratic Party (PD) Matteo Renzi has tried […]

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CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY SUMMER LAW PROGRAM IN ROME (May 19 – June 9, 2018)

CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY SUMMER LAW PROGRAM IN ROME (May 19 – June 9, 2018)

| February 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

I am very excited to announce that, once again, Catholic University will be offering our 3-week International Human Rights Summer Law Program in Rome, from May 19th to June 9th. (The program is deliberately concentrated to ensure that students can have two full months after the program to work and so that evening students may […]

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Author Jhumpa Lahiri learns to juggle English, Italian and Trump – Houston Chronicle

Author Jhumpa Lahiri learns to juggle English, Italian and Trump – Houston Chronicle

| January 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

But, for her, “In Other Words” was no “Eat Pray Love” lark. She not only moved to Italy for three years, but gave up speaking or writing in English completely, totally immersing herself in a new culture that she never felt truly at home in. No matter how proficient her linguistic skills – she became […]

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Upcoming Events | Italian Research Institute | Georgetown University

Upcoming Events | Italian Research Institute | Georgetown University

| January 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Applications of Gene Targeting Technology in Therapies Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. Intercultural Center Auditorium, Georgetown University 3700 O Street NW Washington, DC 20057 Please R.S.V.P. here Mario R. Capecchi, Ph.D., was born in Verona, Italy, in 1937. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and physics from Antioch College in 1961 […]

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