Events 2015-2016


Fall 2015

  • October 8, 2015: Cammy Brothers (University of Virginia, Italian Academy)

Granada-Genova-Seville-Rome: Sixteenth-Century Palaces in Andalusiathrough a Mediterranean Lens


  • October 15, 2015: Peter Miller (Bard Graduate Center)

Marseille and Genoa, again: Thinking about the Seventeenth-Century Western Mediterranean


  • November 20, 2015: Nathalie Hester (University of Oregon)

Columbus Conquers the Moors: Baroque Italian Epic from Granada to the New World


  • December 4, 2015: Roberta Morosini (Wake Forest University) 

Tales of “the Salt Sea”: the Mediterranean as a structural space of Medieval Romance


Spring 2016

  • January 28, 2016: Elizabeth Horodowich (New Mexico State University)

The World Seen from Venice: Representing America in Early Modern Printed Maps


  • February 25, 2016: Franco Baldasso (Bard College)

A Mirror for Italy: Intellectuals in Trieste Facing the Collapse of Yugoslavia


  • April 14, 2016: Amara Lakhous (Writer) 

Being a minority in the Mediterranean