Carlo Ginzburg (Scuola Normale, Pisa): Lectures and Dialogues
February 23, March 2, March 16, April 6, April 12, 2021. All lectures at noon (US Eastern time).
The Center for Italian Studies, the Italian Studies Section of the Department of Romance Languages, and the Kislak Center welcome distinguished historian Carlo Ginzburg (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa) for a series of lectures and conversations. We gratefully acknowledge our Penn partners and The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia University for their assistance.
These events will be held remotely, via Zoom. Link information will be provided to registrants. All events are free and open to the public.
Among Carlo Ginzburg's many publications are The Cheese and the Worms: the Cosmos of a Sixteenth-Century Miller (1980), The Night Battles: Witchcraft & Agrarian Cults in the Sixteenth & Seventeenth Centuries (1993), History, Rhetoric, and Proof (1999), Threads and Traces: True, False, Fictive (2006).
Professor Ginzburg will present at the following public events:
Tuesday, February 23, noon EST: Reproduction/Reproduction: An Experiment in Historical Anthropology (on Dante)
Tuesday, March 2, noon EST: Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Lecture, hosted by the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
Microhistory and Global History: A Conversation with Professor Francesca Trivellato (Institute for Advanced Study)
Tuesday, March 16, noon EDT: Moulding the People: Machiavelli, Michelangelo
Tuesday, April 6, noon EDT: Montaigne, the Wave, the Diagram: Depicting Life (and Death)
Monday, April 12, noon EDT [NOTE NEW DATE]: Annenberg Seminar in History
Morphology and History: A Conversation with Professor Roger Chartier (History, Penn)
Penn sponsors: Italian at Penn; the Center for Italian Studies; the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies; the Department of History; the Workshop in the History of Material Texts; the Jewish Studies Program Kutchin Seminar Series; and Penn Libraries. The talks on February 23, March 16, April 6 are jointly sponsored by The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia University; Italian at Penn; and the Center for Italian Studies.