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Italian Heritage Month Celebration

October 24, 2016 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
| Richard Harris Terrace at 199 Chambers St.

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

10:00-11:00 Continental breakfast
10:00-10:15 Opening Comments by Dean Janice Zummo, BMCC
10:15-10:45 “Italian/American Studies in Search of a Home” Dean Anthony Tamburri, Queens College,
Calandra Institute, CUNY
11:00-11:15 “Food as the Foundation of Culture” Margaux Aquino, Eataly
11:15-11:30  “Italian language/geography Jeopardy” Professor Tom Means, BMCC
11:30-12:30 Italian and Italian-American music performed by Mario Giacalone, BMCC/TPAC
12:00-1:00 Italian lunch
12:30-1:00 Reading from Dante’s Inferno and other Italian poets, Alessio Bordoni, NYC actor
1:00-1:30 “Italian American Women and Class Activities” Professor Caroline Pari-Pfisterer, BMCC
1:30-2:00 “Italian Opera in Italy and the United States” Juan Del Bosco, tenor
2:00-2:30 “Cesare Beccaria: Applications of Enlightenment Theory to the Systems of Punishment”
Professor Yolanda Martin, BMCC
2:30-3:00 “Italian Women Scientists” Professor Shana Tribiano, BMCC
3:00-3:30 “Viva Italia! BMCC’s Summer Study Abroad to Italy” Professor Kristina Varade, BMCC

October 24
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Event categories:
Open to:
The BMCC Community