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Italian Heritage Month Celebration

October 31
9:00 AM — 3:00 PM
199 Chambers St., Richard Harris Terrace

Stop by the Richard Harris Terrace at 199 Chambers Street for some of the following Italian Heritage Month events.

9:00-9:30 Continental breakfast
9:30-9:45 Opening Comments by Dean Janice Zummo, BMCC
9:45-10:15 Masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance: from Giotto to Michelangelo, Dr Rocky Ruggiero, Cultural Programs for the Arts
10:15-10:45 How We Learn Languages: Examples from Italian, Professor Tom Means, BMCC
11:00-11:30 Bilingual Performance of Italian Poetry from Dante through Leopardi performed by Alessio Bordoni, NYC actor
11:30-12:00 Taste the Difference between Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Tuscany v. Sicily Like a True Italian with Our Eatalian Storyteller! Eataly NYC Downtown
12:00 Greetings from BMCC President Antonio Pérez
12:00-1:00 Italian lunch
12:15-1:00 An Afternoon of Italian Music Featuring BMCC Music majors, accompanied by Professors Jee Eun Ahn and Eleonora Rotshteyn on the piano.
1:00-1:30 Viva Italia! BMCC's Summer Study Abroad to Italy, Professor Kristina Varade, BMCC
1:30-2:00 The Three Fathers of the Italian Language: Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio Professor Patrizia, Comello Perry, BMCC
2:00-2:30 Italian and Italian-American Music, Performed by Mario Giacalone, TPAC/BMCC
2:30-3:00 Italian Jeopardy, Prizes Awarded. Professors Means and Varade, BMCC

 

For more information, contact John (Tom) Means at jtmeans@bmcc.cuny.edu.

 

 

 

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