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Tuesday, October 16

Italian Heritage Month Book Discussion, Accabadora, by Michela Murgia
CETLS (Room S-510D) 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Thursday, October 25

Italian Heritage Month Celebration
Richard Harris Terrace 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

9:00-9:30 a.m.

Continental breakfast

9:30-9:45 a.m.

Opening Comments by Dean Janice Zummo, BMCC

9:45-10:15 a.m.

“Mothers and Daughters in Roman Funerary Art": Professor Sarah Elizabeth
Madole, Department of Music and Art, BMCC

10:15-10:45 a.m.

"Postcards from Italy and the World”: Maria D. Rapicavoli, Visual Artist

11:00-11:30 a.m.

Dolores Alfieri: Director of Italian American Affairs, Oce of the Governor

11:30-12:00 p.m.

"Viva Italia! BMCC's Summer Study Abroad to Italy": Professor Kristina Varade,
Modern Languages

12:00 p.m.

Greetings from Interim President of BMCC, Dr. Karrin E. Wilks

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Italian lunch

1:00-1:30 p.m.

"Rethinking Cities for Gender Equality": Paula Asturias, Architect & Urban
Designer at AKT Architects

1:30-2:15 p.m.

"Italy's Culinary Heritage: Pesto" (Demonstration and Tasting):
Michele Iammatteo, Chef

2:30-3:30 p.m.

"An Afternoon of Italian Music": Professor Eugenia Oi Yan Yau, Music and Art,
and the BMCC Music Majors
Italian