2006 - Italian

The Italian Legacy at Yale
October 27 – 29, 2006

 

Welcome Yale Alumni in Italian!

  • Don't miss this special opportunity to reconnect with Yale in October
  • see old friends, colleagues and mentors
  • revisit favorite places on campus
  • engage in lively discussions
  • enjoy festive meals and receptions with fellow alumni in Italian from all eras

 

Panels feature

  • the legacy of Thomas Bergin at Yale
  • the future of Italian Studies
  • the many uses of a Graduate School education
  • teaching the Italian language, today and tomorrow

 

 

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM


Friday, October 27


REGISTRATION

9:00 am – 5:00 pm    

Whitney Humanities Center

53 Wall Street (between Church and Temple Streets)

5:30 – 7:00 pm    

Timothy Dwight College Dining Hall

345 Temple Street (between Grove and Wall Streets)
       
     
PRE-CONFERENCE EVENTS

1:00 – 2:00 pm    

Special Tour of the Yale Center for Language Study

370 Temple Street

Tour of this newly-renovated state-of-the-art facility guided by Nina Garrett ’63 MAT, Director.

2:15 – 3:30 pm

Highlights from the Italian Collections

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Wall and High Streets

A private showing of Italian treasures at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library by curator Robert Babcock.
       
     
CONFERENCE

4:00 – 4:15 pm

Welcoming Remarks

Whitney Humanities Center
53 Wall Street (between Church and Temple Streets)
     
Jon Butler
Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Giuseppe Mazzotta
Chair, Department of Italian Language and Literature

4:15 – 5:30 pm    

Thomas Bergin and his Legacy
     
MODERATOR

Giuseppe Mazzotta
Yale University
     
PANELISTS
   
Millicent Marcus ’73 PhD
Yale University

Rebecca West ’74 PhD
University of Chicago

Rachel Jacoff ’77 PhD
Wellesley College

5:45 – 6:45 pm    

Reception

Timothy Dwight College Dining Hall
345 Temple Street
(between Grove and Wall Streets)

7:00 pm    

Dinner

Timothy Dwight College Dining Hall

 


Saturday, October 28


9:00 – 10:15 am

A New Philology

Whitney Humanities Center
53 Wall Street (between Church and Temple Streets)
     
MODERATOR

Giuseppe Mazzotta
Yale University
     
PANELISTS
   
Stefano Baldassarri ’99 PhD
Georgetown University Florence Program

Bernardo Picichè ’04 PhD
Virginia Commonwealth University

Federico Schneider ’02 PhD
Mary Washington University

Laura Wittman ’01 PhD
Stanford University

10:30 – 11:00 am

Coffee break

11:00 am – 12:15 pm    

Italian Within An Inter-Disciplinary Context

Whitney Humanities Center
53 Wall Street (between Church and Temple Streets)
     
MODERATOR

Arielle Saiber ’99 PhD
Bowdoin College
     
PANELISTS
   
Claudia Chierichini ’06 PhD
Mount Holyoke College

Hilary Lieberman Link ’00 PhD
Barnard College

Marcello Simonetta ’01 PhD
Wesleyan University, Connecticut

Barbara Spackman ’84 PhD
University of California, Berkeley

12:30 – 2:00 pm

Lunch at Mory’s

306 York Street (between Elm and Grove Streets)

2:00 – 3:15 pm

The Variety of Post-Graduate School Experience: Inside and Outside the Academy
     
MODERATOR

Barbara Spackman ’84 PhD
University of California, Berkeley
     
PANELISTS
   
Nancy Harrowitz ’86 PhD
Boston University

Joseph Luzzi ’00 PhD
Bard College

George Trone ’98 PhD
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Flint, Michigan

Elizabeth B. Welles ’70 PhD
Foreign Language Programs, MLA, retired

3:30 – 5:00 pm    

An Italian Film – to be announced

7:00 pm    

Cocktails and Dinner

Quinnipiack Club
221 Church Street (between Elm and Wall Streets)

 


Sunday, October 29


9:00 – 10:15 am

How Italian Is Taught Today, How It Will Be Taught Tomorrow

Hall of Graduate Studies, Room 211
320 York Street (between Elm and Grove Streets)
     
MODERATOR

Risa Sodi ’95 PhD
Yale University
     
PANELISTS
   
Mary Ann Carolan ’89 PhD
Fairfield University

Jason Houston ’03 PhD
University of Oklahoma

Pina Palma ’94 PhD
Southern Connecticut State University

10:30 am    

Farewell Brunch

Hall of Graduate Studies Dining Hall
320 York Street (between Elm and Grove Streets)
 

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