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Italian Heritage Month

October 26 at 11:00 am - 2:15 pm
| Zoom

Italian Heritage Month wording and design

BMCC is celebrating Italian  Heritage Month virtually this year. Join us online at these events:

Schedule of Events

11–11:10 a.m. | Welcoming Remarks: Dr. Anthony E. Munroe, President

11:10–11:30 a.m. | Translation and Sustainability with the Kairos Italy Theater, NYC, and Professor Claudia Terry, BMCC

11:30–11:40 a.m. | Italy’s Current Environmental Problems, Professor Michael Spath

11:40–11:50 a.m. | Sustainable Energy: Italy and the “Green Deal,” Professor Patrizia Comello Perry

11:50 a.m.–12:10 p.m. | Italian music performed by the students from the Music Department (organized by Professor Eugenia Yau and Professor Can Olgun)

12:10-12:30 p.m. | 31 Degrees: Climate and Social Justice, Riccardo Vecchio, Artist

12:30–12:50 p.m. | The Italian language and the Spanish language: Two Half-sisters, Professor Tom Means

12:50 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | Italian-American music performed by Mario Giacalone, BMCC/TPAC, Consulting Program Director

1:10–1:30 p.m. | The Poetry of Pascal D’Angelo: The Dreamscapes of Italy and Urban Industrial Nightmares of the US. A Poetry Reading by Prof. Caroline Pari and her ENG 360 students: Julia DiVergilio and Galilea Piedra

1:30–1:35 p.m. | Remarks: Erwin J. Wong, Senior Vice President/Provost

1:35-1:50 p.m. | Breast Cancer Awareness, Ruth Vega, American Italian Cancer Foundation

1:50-2:15 p.m. |  Italy’s Farm-to-table: the KM Zero, Professor Lisa Sarti

Register in advance for these events.

If you have any questions, contact Tom Means at jtmeans@bmcc.cuny.edu.

October 26
11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
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The BMCC Community