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IX SETTIMANA DELLA LINGUA ITALIANA NEL MONDO

Posted by Malcolm Abel on October 16, 2009

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9th Week of Italian Language in the World

Friday, 23rd October

Arts Building, A2

Program

9.30 Welcome: Prof. Jennie Shaw, Head of the
School of Arts, UNE

9.35 Introduction: Dott. Mario Inglese,
Italian Government Sponsored Lecturer, School of Arts.

9.45 Frederick
II and the Art of Science and Technology
, Dr. Eric Acheson, School of
Humanities.

10.05 The Scuola
Siciliana
: Poetry Reading
, Brennan Wales, Convenor of Italian, School
of Arts.

10.25 In
the Words of Leonardo da Vinci
, Annamaria Cavallaro, School of Arts.

10.45 Pausa caffè/ Coffee Break

11.00 Punctuation
and Printing in Italy 1501-1502: The First Use of the Apostrophe
,
Dr.
Mary Dwyer, School of Arts.

11.20 Galileo
Galilei: Family Man, Devout Catholic, Foremost Scientist
, Dr. Margaret Sharpe, School of
Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences.

11.40 The
Language of Science and Medicine in the Works of Contemporary Poet Valerio
Magrelli
, Dott. Mario Inglese.

12.00 Question Time

12.15 A Recital of Italian Arias of the Baroque
Age,
Samuel Payne, Baritone

12.30 Vote of Thanks: Vice-Chancellor of the
University of New England, Prof. Alan Pettigrew.

12.45 Concluding Address: Dott.ssa Alessandra
Bertini Malgarini, Director of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Sydney.

1.00 Refreshments (Arts Building Foyer) – Italian Music performed by the UNE
String Quartet.

2.00 Italian Film: Nirvana, directed by Gabriele Salvatores. (A 2)