Boston University Event Honors Italian Thinkers and Reformers
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(Boston) – The Boston University Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center (HGARC) and the Consulate General of Italy in Boston will host an evening honoring some of the great Italian thinkers and reformers whose papers are held at the Center with an exhibition opening of material from their collections entitled The Indelible Italian Spirit: Profiles of Max Ascoli, Danilo Dolci, Oriana Fallaci, and Niccolò Tucci.
The evening will feature a talk entitled “Max Ascoli: Antifascist, Intellectual, Journalist”, by Prof. Renato Camurri, a renowned expert on Max Ascoli’s importance and influence. The evening begins 5:30 PM on Tuesday, November 18, 2008.
Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Howard Gotlieb Memorial Gallery (771 Commonwealth Avenue, Mugar Memorial Library, 1st Floor)
Admission: By Invitation Only
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The evening will honor some of the great Italian thinkers and reformers whose archival collections are held at Boston University. Event speakers include the Director of the Gotlieb Center, Vita Paladino, Consul General of Italy in Boston Liborio Stellino, Dr. Rosaria Campioni representing Emilia Romagna Region. Also in attendance will be Peter Ascoli, son of Max Ascoli, and Maria Tucci, Niccolò Tucci’s daughter, who will speak about their fathers’ lives. The event also includes a cocktail reception. Invitees will largely be members of the Italian intellectual community of Boston.
The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University seeks to capture and document history by collecting the manuscripts from individuals who play significant roles in the fields of journalism, poetry, literature and criticism, dance, music, theater, film, television, and political and religious movements. The Center strives to preserve the documents and make them readily available to researchers while administering all legal copyrights and restrictions. The Center also presents extensive exhibitions, seminars and tours for students, parents, alumni, various visiting groups and members of the public. For more information, visit www.bu.edu/archives.