Culture and Language
From Beginning to End:
Towards Curricular Revision
Thanks to: The seminar is co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Italy
in Philadelphia, Saint Joseph’s University, The America Italy
Society, and the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Thanks
to the support of our sponsors, there is no registration fee. Pedagogical Seminar a free course for CEU credit 2015 The Italian Program is grateful for the support of Dr. Brice
Wachterhauser, former Provost; Dr. Rosalind Reichert, interim
provost; and Dr. Andrea Canepari, Consul General of Italy in
Dr. John Vacca, Associate Dean of Education, SJU
Dr. Paola Giuli, Associate Professor of Italian, SJU
Dr. Kristi Grimes, Associate Professor of Italian, SJU
Ms. Fulvia Serra, Visiting Professor, SJU
Dr. Franca Riccardi, Academic Director, America-Italy
Society of Philadelphia
Special thanks to Liz McCreight, Anne Szewczyk and
Roseanne Brady for their logistical support.
14 November 2015 Maguire Campus Merion Hall 160 & 161 Film & Lecture Series: Immigration & Postcolonialism October 20th, 4:30 pm Foley Center, Maguire Campus Simone Brioni, Assistant Professor of Italian Studies, Stony Brook University, will talk about Colonial and Postcolonial Encounters, and will introduce his documentary Aulò, 2012. A Reception will follow. October 23rd, 4:30 pm Foley Center, Maguire Campus Fred Kuwornu, filmmaker, will talk about Media and Diversity in Italy, and introduce a preview of his Blaxploitalian, 2016, submitted to Sundance Film Festival. Program November 14th: Merion Hall 160 & 161 8:30-­‐9:00 am: Breakfast 9:00 am Luca Mazzotti, Lecturer of Italian, Saint Joseph’s University, “`Prima la posta la portavano i cammelli:’Appunti di cinema, luoghi comuni e stereotipi culturali su un’ Italia in trasformazione.” 10:00 am Anna Mecugni, PhD, Sachs Collection Research Assistant, Philadelphia Museum of Art, “Italian at the Museum” 11:00 am: Coffee Break 11:30 am Jamison Standridge, Lecturer of Italian, Rutgers University and Saint Joseph’s University, "La donna italiana: affrontare lezioni di genere usando letteratura, cultura e cinema." 12:30 pm Lunch 1:30 pm Andrea Gazzoni Lecturer of Italian, University of Pennsylvania, “Teaching (with) the Literature of Migration in Italian: An Intercultural Perspective” 2:30 pm Keynote speaker Lillyrose Veneziano Broccia, PhD, Co-­‐Director of the Italian Language Program, Italian Studies, University of Pennsylvania “Differentiating Italian Language and Culture” 3:30 pm: Concluding remarks Nicola Di Nino, PhD, Lecturer of Italian, SJU 

2015 CEU Seminar Program - Saint Joseph`s University