Americordo: The Italian Jewish Exiles in the Americas


Date: Apr 29, 2010

Session I: Methodological perspective, sources, state of research

Chair: John Davis (University of Connecticut)
Renato Camurri (University of Verona): The Question of the Exile
Annalisa Capristo (Centro Studi Americani, Rome): Departure: The Flight of Jewish Intellectuals from Italy
Fraser Ottanelli (University of South Florida): Arrival: ‘Mussolini in America’ Fascism, Antifascism Transnational Politics and the definition of Italian American identity, 1922-1938

Session II: Journeys

Chair and moderator: Paola Mieli (Après Coup)
Roundtable: Andrew Viterbi (USC, San Diego), George Sacerdoti, Eva Yona Deykin (Harvard University), Guido Calabresi (Yale University), Vivian Treves (writer and producer).

Session III: Storie di Esilio

Chair: Renato Camurri
Sandro Gerbi (Curator of the Antonello Gerbi Archive, Archivio Storico Intesa San Paolo): The Italian Desk at the Voice of America
Alexander Stille (Columbia University)
John Tedeschi (University of Wisconsin)
Gianna Pontecorboli (journalist): Italian Jews in the American Army

Presented by Centro Primo Levi, European Institute, and the Italian Academy. Held under the auspices of the Consulate General of Italy and in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute.

Date: Apr 29, 2010

Session I: Methodological perspective, sources, state of research

Chair: John Davis (University of Connecticut)
Renato Camurri (University of Verona): The Question of the Exile
Annalisa Capristo (Centro Studi Americani, Rome): Departure: The Flight of Jewish Intellectuals from Italy
Fraser Ottanelli (University of South Florida): Arrival: ‘Mussolini in America’ Fascism, Antifascism Transnational Politics and the definition of Italian American identity, 1922-1938

Session II: Journeys

Chair and moderator: Paola Mieli (Après Coup)
Roundtable: Andrew Viterbi (USC, San Diego), George Sacerdoti, Eva Yona Deykin (Harvard University), Guido Calabresi (Yale University), Vivian Treves (writer and producer).

Session III: Storie di Esilio

Chair: Renato Camurri
Sandro Gerbi (Curator of the Antonello Gerbi Archive, Archivio Storico Intesa San Paolo): The Italian Desk at the Voice of America
Alexander Stille (Columbia University)
John Tedeschi (University of Wisconsin)
Gianna Pontecorboli (journalist): Italian Jews in the American Army

Presented by Centro Primo Levi, European Institute, and the Italian Academy. Held under the auspices of the Consulate General of Italy and in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute.

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