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The Oral History Center: Los Corassones Avlan

  • February 28, 2020
  • Press

We all have stories in our archives.  We know it is best to bring the stories out, for people to hear and see them.  But how?  One idea:   Involve the narrator, maybe she or he will have an idea.  That was the case in a recent event in New York

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I.Italy: The Life of a “Foreign Italian”

  • February 14, 2020
  • Press

Leo Yeni, an Artist’s Paper Life, presented by NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò in collaboration with Centro Primo Levi showcases the life and struggles of a man through his art. To some, the show, curated by Cynthia Madansky, is an interesting look into the mind of the artist, who like many other Italian jews was abandoned by his country, to others such as Lillian Spiegel, it’s one more step towards giving Leo what he never managed to obtain during his lifetime, Italian citizenship.

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Primo Levi at 100

New York, May 28, 2019 - Centro Primo Levi and the Italian Cultural Institute inaugurate Primo Levi’s Centenary with two programs highlighting Levi’s relevance today and his ability to continue to speak to people of different backgrounds and generations.  On…

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Giorno della Memoria 2017

Holocaust Remembrance Day 2017 inspires reflections on the crisis of the European Union and the plight of refuges    New York, NY, January 13, 2017 -  The 2017 commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance Day, coordinated by Centro Primo Levi with the…

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Washington Post: Celebrating Primo Levi

Noon-1 Primo Levi, the preeminent writer on the Holocaust who died in 1987, is celebrated in a panel discussion featuring Ann Goldstein, translator of Primo Levi’s work and editor of “The Complete Works of Primo Levi,” and her colleague Adam Gopnik, cultural critic…

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