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AZOUZ BEGAG TO SPEAK AT THE FRENCH HOUSE

March 4, 2019

Azouz Begag, a writer, former minister, and a researcher at CNRS will be speaking at the French House (633 N. Frances Street, Madison WI) on Wednesday, March 13 2019 from 4:30 PM-5:30 PM. Monsieur Begag’s talk is entitled “Peurs, replis, et haines en France et en Europe. Au secours Martin Luther King!” The talk will be held in French. This event is made possible by the support of the Department of French and Italian and the Center for Interdisciplinary French Studies.

PELLEGRINO ARTUSI AND THE CULINARY UNIFICATION OF ITALY: OPENING LECTURE

March 4, 2019

Please join us for the opening events of this wonderful, ongoing exhibition. To open the event, Alberta Lai, the Director of the Italian Cultural Institute in Chicago, will be providing welcoming remarks. Following this, Professor Grazia Menechella of the Department of French and Italian will present her talk, “Italian Food Writing Across the Ocean: The Artusi Connection from Italy to Wisconsin.” This lecture looks at Pellegrino Artusi’s Scienza in Cucina e l’Arte di Mangiar Bene (… more

CINETECA ITALIANA INTERVIEW

January 8, 2019

Italian Ph.D. graduate student, Hilary Emerson, was recently interviewed about the Cineteca Italiana film series on WORT.  The UW Cineteca Italiana is a graduate student initiative that showcases a variety of classic & contemporary Italian films for students and the community.  Movies are shown weekly throughout the Fall and Spring semesters.  More information can be found on the UW Cineteca Italiana facebook  page.  You can listen to Hilary’s full interview here.

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    Speaker: Subha Xavier Date: May 1, 2019 – 4:00pm Location: French House Event Language: French Event Type: Lecture Faculty Sponsor: Lindsey Smith: llsmith4@wisc.edu

  • ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL OF MADISON

    Date: April 22, 2019 – 7:00pm Location: Marquee Cinema, 1308 W Dayton Street Event Language: Italian Event Type: Film Series Description: MOVIE: RESIN * RESINA (Director Renzo Carbonera, Drama, 2017, 92 min.), with special appearance by …

  • DAY OF THE BADGER

    Date: April 8, 2019 – 5:00pm to 11:45pm Description: Day of the Badger (DOTB) is a campus-wide annual giving effort that actually begins at 5 p.m. Central Time on April 8, and runs for 1848 minutes, until midnight …

  • LA CENA ITALIANA

    Speaker: The Italian club of UW-Madison, FRIT Department Date: April 13, 2019 – 6:00pm Location: French House, 633 N Frances St Event Language: English, Italian Description:  COME AND JOIN US! la cena italiana, presented by …

  • DEPARTMENT RESEARCH SEMINAR

    Speaker: Margaret Butler, Ritt Deitz, Peter Russella Date: February 13, 2019 – 4:00pm Location: TBD Event Language: English Event Type: Research Seminar Description: Margaret Butler, Thinking from Divas’ Lives: Celebrity and its Mechanisms in 18th-Century Italian …

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