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Homage to Sciascia: a presentation and talk


September 21, 2022

06:00 PM – 07:00 PM

On the event of the American celebration of the centenary of the delivery of Italian creator Leonardo Sciascia (1921-1989), CIMA will host a presentation of the Portfolio «Homage to Sciascia», edited by Francesco Izzo. Version of 140 numbered copies with the first textual content in English by Leonardo Sciascia and a litograph based upon an primary drawing by David Levine (NYRB) portraying Leonardo Sciascia. Florence, Good friends of Leonardo Sciascia Association, 2022 (Collection «Omaggio a Sciascia», 28)

Introduced by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, the Comitato Nazionale Centenario Sciasciano, and the Associazione Amici di Leonardo Sciascia.

Chair: Nicola Lucchi (Director, CIMA)

Speakers: Francesco Izzo (Editor/CNCS), Valerio Cappozzo (President, Pals of Sciascia), Teresa Fiore (Montclair Point out University), David Leopold (David Levine Archives)

Standard Admission: Free

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Valerio Cappozzo is an Associate Professor of Modern-day Languages at the College of Mississippi. His investigation focuses mainly on medieval and modern-day poetry. He has thoroughly revealed scholarly posts, edited publications, and guide chapters in these two fields. His monograph, titled The Medieval Desire Dictionary. The Somniale Danielis in Literary Manuscripts (Leo. S. Olschki Editore, Florence 2018), presents an version of the broadly circulated dream manual from the ninth century to 1550. He is also a co-writer with Jacques Dalarun and Sean Field of A Feminine Apostle in Medieval Italy: The Daily life of Clare of Rimini, which is now in press for College of Pennsylvania Push. He has also edited volumes on Giorgio Bassani, on the Italian Risorgimento and on Carlo Michelstaedter, Storia e storiografia di Carlo Michelstaedter (College of Mississippi, 2017). He is the President of the Associazione Amici di Leonardo Sciascia, the vice-President of the American Boccaccio Affiliation and co-Editor-in-Main of the scholarly journal «Annali d’Italianistica».

Teresa Fiore is the Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Scientific tests at Montclair Condition University. Prof. Fiore received her B.A. in Italy (University of Trieste) and her Ph.D. in the Literature Department at the College of California, San Diego (2002). The recipient of many fellowships, she has been Going to Assistant Professor at Harvard University (2007), NYU (2008), and Rutgers University (2009). Concerning 2011 and 2017 she has been a Going to Fellow at the Heart for European and Mediterranean Scientific tests at NYU. As of Tumble 2017, she is member of the Seminar in Modern Italian Scientific tests at Columbia College. Fiore is the writer of Pre-Occupied Spaces: Remapping Italy’s Transnational Migrations and Colonial Legacies (Fordham College Push, May 2017). Fiore’s essays on difficulties of Italian migrations, area, and identification have appeared in Italian, English, and Spanish equally in journals (Annali d’Italianistica, Diaspora, Bollettino d’italianistica, Zibaldone, El hilo de la fábula) and edited books these as the MLA volume Instructing Italian American Literature, Film, and Preferred Tradition (2010) The Cultures of Italian Migration: Various Trajectories and Discrete Perspectives (Fairleigh Dickinson, 2011) Postcolonial Italy: Tough Countrywide Homogeneity (Palgrave, 2012 – in Italian translation, Le Monnier-Mondadori, 2014).


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