On the occasion of the photo exhibition: “In the oasis of Lugana: the soul of Zenato between ancient vines and colors of culinary traditions,” the Italian Cultural Institute in Montreal, in collaboration with Italvine, is pleased to invite all its members , as well as students of language courses, at the conference of Prof. Andrea Falcon (Concordia University), entitled “Lake Garda from Dante to Goethe“, and a special tasting of Italian wines by Italvine.
Thursday February 21, 2019, at 6pm
Istituto Italiano di Cultura
1200, Dr. Penfield
Reserved to members and students of the Institute
Refreshments will be served – RSVP obligatory
The Lake Garda is not only the largest lake in Italy but also a obligatory stop for a trip to Italy. Reflections historical, geographical and literary Dante and Goethe. The topography and the natural and cultural beauties of Lake Garda and the surrounding lands are the theme of the conference Prof. Andrea Falcon (Concordia University), which, starting from Dante Alighieri to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, will take participants along a journey full of memories, historical figures, places, all renowned among poets, philosophers and men of letters and sciences of every age. Then, a tasting of different wines will be an opportunity to briefly present their production history and to test its organoleptic virtues and in particular the olfactory-gustatory moods. In short, an evening of wine tasting in the Institute, as in an Italian piazza, offer culture and a chance to meet friends and talk in the most beautiful language in the world: Italian!
Andrea Falcon is Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department at Concordia University, Montreal. He works on Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy, with a focus on Aristotle and the Aristotelian Philosophy. He is the author of Corpi e Movimenti. La fortuna del De caelo nel mondo antico (Bibliopolis 2001); Aristotle and the Science of Nature: Unity without Uniformity (Cambridge University Press 2005); Aristotelianism in the First Century BCE: Xenarchus of Seleucia (Cambridge University Press 2012); Aristotelismo (Einaudi 2017). He is the editor of the Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Aristotle in Antiquity (Brill, 2016); and co-editor, together with David Lefebvre, of Aristotle’s Generation of Animals: A Critical Guide (Cambridge University Press 2017).
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