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2 February 2024
If on a winter’s night a reader… Valentine’s Day with Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino is among the Italian writers who need no introduction. His novels including the trilogy Our Ancestors, Difficult Loves, If on a winter’s night a traveler, Invisible Cities, just to name a few, are modern classics that have accompanied and continue to accompany generations of readers in Italy and around the world. A light […]

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23 January 2024
Voices in the Evening: a discussion on literature

Natalia Ginzburg and Primo Levi are among the most influential pens of post-World War II Italy. Both from Turin, Jews and anti-fascists, their paths as authors intertwined in the literary landscape of the second half of the 20th century. Domenico Scarpa, one of the leading scholars of Ginzburg and Levi, and the director of the […]

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16 January 2024
”Rethinking Gramsci: Global Perspectives on Gramsci”

How have Gramscian categories been appropriated in our global context and how do they continue to be relevant for the contemporary moment? With the spread of his ideas throughout the world, the name of Antonio Gramsci has acquired an impressively wide range of uses and meanings. Building on the experience of Rethinking Gramsci 2023, this year’s […]

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8 January 2024
Reading club dedicated to “La felicità del lupo”, by Paolo Cognetti

Our next reading circle will have a novel from Italian literature as its theme and will take place on Thursday February 15th 2024 at 6.30pm. The reading circle will take place online, via Zoom. The invitation link will be sent only to those booked a few days before the event. It will be a nice opportunity […]

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15 December 2023
Launch / Conference by Francesco Filippi author of: ”But we built roads for them. Lies, Racism and False Memories about Italy’s Colonial Past”

On the occasion of the release of the English translation of his text on the Italian colonial experience, the historian Francesco Filippi will discuss this topic during the conference with the Institute’s public. Francesco Filippi will analyze Italy’s presence in north-eastern Africa, dismantling the myths, lies and stories that have nourished the collective memory of […]

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12 September 2023
European day of languages 2023 – UDEM

To highlight the European Day of Languages, Lisez l’Europe, with the collaboration of the Centre de langues, the Département de littératures et de langues moderne of the Université de Montréal, invites you to celebrate its 11th edition of the European Day of Languages in Montreal. The free mini-language courses will be offered in Abenaki, German, Catalan, […]

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16 May 2023
‘Leading Men,’ a novel by Chris Castellani (NEW DATE)

The writer, Chris Castellani, will be at the Institute, Wednesday, August 9th, at 7.00 pm, to read from his latest novel, Leading Men, about the relationship between playwright Tennessee Williams and his lover and muse Frank Merlo, in what may have taken place in Portofino, Italy in the early 1950s. The novel, for which Castellani […]

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11 May 2020
“Salone EXTRA”, the Turin Book Fair arrives online

The Turin Book Fair, the most important Italian publishing fair, will organize a series of online conferences from the 14th to the 17th of May, in place of the event that was supposed to be held during the same period at the Lingotto in Turin and which was postponed to a date to be determined […]

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30 September 2019
XIX Week of the Italian Language in the World

The Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal is pleased to announce that this year’s the “XIX Week of the Italian Language in the World“, will be held October 21st to October 27th, under high patronage of the President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella. The theme for the week of the Italian language of 2019 is very […]

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