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Giorno della Memoria 2009

26Jan(Jan 26)6:00 pm30(Jan 30)6:00 pmGiorno della Memoria 20096:00 pm - 6:00 pm (30)(GMT+00:00) Multiple venuesMemoriaMemoria

Event Details

January 26, 6 pm. Italian Cultural Institute, 686 Park Avenue, NYC

Traces of Memory. Film screening and literary reading

The Historic Ghetto of Venice by Regina Resnik. Maria Tucci reads from Primo Levi’s The Truce “Children of the Shoah (Hurbinek)”

Wednesday, January 28, 6 pm. New York University Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimo, 24 West 12 St., NYC

Memory and Justice. Film screening and discussion

Lo Stato di Eccezione by Germano Maccioni. Post Screening discussion with the author and Valeria Castelli (NYU)

January 29, 6–7:45 pm. Italian Academy, Columbia University. Amsterdam Av./116th St., NYC

Symposium: Anti-Semitism At Home and Abroad

Ira Katznelson (Columbia University). “The Liberal Alternative: Jews in the United States during the Decades of Italian Fascism” Claudio Lomnitz (Columbia University) “Dreyfus in Latin America: Anti-Semitism and the Ideology of the Mexican Revolution”


January 30, 11 am-2 pm. The John Calandra Institute for Italian American Studies, CUNY, 25 West 43rd Street, NYC, 17th Floor

Memoirs and Memories. A mid-day symposium on the Italian/Jewish Experience. Growing Up Italian and Jewish: A Conversation among Friends

Anthony Julian Tamburri (John D. Calandra Institute), Fabio Girelli Carasi (Brooklyn College). With John Locicero and Martin Begun. Discussant: Vincenzo Pascale, Rutgers University

Return to Naples: My Italian Bar Mitzvah and Other Discoveries. Robert Zweig (BMCC, CUNY)

Lunch Break

Italian and Jewish in America: a conversation. Gianna Pontecorboli and Simona McCray-Pekelis Discussant: Fabio Girelli Carasi and Stanislao Pugliese (Hofstra University)

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