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Spring 2023 INFO Session - Tuesday, February 7th at 12noon in-person (AB-5050)

or virtually: click link for access on February 7th at 12noon:


Food for Thought - Other Voices of Italy - OVOI meeting on Zoom at 12noon on Tuesday, 2-14-2023

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Pedagogies of Critical Race, Diaspora, and Migration Studies in Italian Studies

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Pedagogies of Critical Race: Diaspora and Migration Studies in Italian Studies. Join the roundtable with Rutgers Italian Dept. Professors Vetri Nathan, and Carmela Scala, along with several others as they discuss this prevalent topic. 




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Autumn Beat

AutumnBeat*Film Screening: Autumn Beat. Meet Antonio Dikele Distefano, well-known Italian author turned screenwriter. He’ll be joined by Fred Kudjo Kuwornu, filmmaker-activist-producer-educator.  Autumn Beat is an exciting and unprecedented story about Black culture in Italy, and the role of music as a means of redemption and search for identity. Film in Italian with English subtitles. Questions and answers after film screening.

Mon. Feb. 20th at 4:30pm

Rutgers Cinema on Livingston Campus









Taste of Languages – Language Engagement Project – Year of Languages event

Tues. Feb. 21st 11am-2pm

Livingston Student Center

With opportunities of language engagement in the form of activities, games, and food. Students can write and learn words of the languages represented.


 Other Voices of Italy OVOI Launch Event

Translation Series with Alessandro Vettori, Sandra Waters, and Eilis Kierans, Rutgers University, Micah Kleit (Director of Rutgers University Press), Christopher Rios-Sueverkruebbe (Assistant Editor at Rutgers University Press), Prof. Gregory Pell and Prof. Michelangelo La Luna (translators).

Tues. February 21, 2023 at 6:00pm

Italian Cultural Institute, 690 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021


Tues. March 7, 12noon


Food for Thought with Steven Jacobs and Ariana Guzman

Topic to be announced

March 11-19, 2023

Spring Break

Thurs. March 30th

7:30-9:30pm - free

Kirkpatrick Chapel

*Opera Night. Musical performances and conversations. More information to be announced.

Date, time, location TBD

Consul General Rutgers Visit – details to be announced

Tuesday. April 4th 12noon

AB 5050

Food for Thought with Giuseppe Grispino,

When the silence isn't quiet: Tondelli, Bellezza, and the HIV stigma

Wed. April 12, 5:30PM

Red Lion Café

College Avenue Student Center



*Karima 2G concert and talk

Liberian Italian, singer, songwriter, theatrical performer, and beatmaker, Karima 2G uses music both as a bridge to her own heritage and as a means to fight racism and bigotry in Italy.

Karima 2G will perform some of her most popular and critically acclaimed songs, such as Malala, Police, and Africa, which will inspire both dancing and conversation!

Wed. May 3 at 5:00pm


Senior Celebration – It’s time to celebrate our majors and minors.

Thursday, May 4th


Woodlawn Mansion


Alumni Reunion