Italians had great success at the National Book Festival 2016 which took place on September 24th at the Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The event was organized by the Library of Congress and held over 220,000 visitors in just one day.
Held in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute, NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò and the Center for Fiction. Reading and conversation on On Translating and Being Translated, (Other People’s Trades) Ann Goldstein (editor of Primo Levi’s Complete Works) and Esther Allen (Baruch College)
Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series every second Saturday of the month. IAWA East is held even months at Sidewalk Café and IAWA West continues at Cornelia Street Café on odd months. For membership renewal, visit IAWA’s revamped website @ iawa.net where you will also find our monthly Newsletter
The Annual Primo Levi Forum is approaching with an interesting look at the scientific works of the famous Italian Holocaust survivor. Natalia Indrimi, the Director of Centro Primo Levi, has given us an enlightening and in depth personal interview.
This new platform provides a dynamic guide to both historical and contemporary Jewish Italy, allowing viewers to explore, at their own pace, the cultural treasures of the most ancient Diaspora community in the West.
On March 29th, Hasia R. Diner arrived at the John D. Calandra Institute to speak about the compelling relationship between Italian and Jewish immigrants in New York City. Her conversation was in remembrance of those who died in the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, on its centennial anniversary
During the 4th International Symposium “New Voices on Primo Levi”, the Italian artist Andrea Liberovici will present his multimedia performance The Transparency of the Word, Cantata for Primo Levi. In an interview he tells us about the show's background together with some of his other projects and ideas