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Cowell, Room 131

Cowell College 1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
831-459-3527

April 2011

Gianfranco Norelli and Surma Kurien: “Pane Amaro”

April 15, 2011 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Cowell, Room 131, Cowell College 1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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Italian Studies Program, Language Program, American Studies Program and History Department Present  a screening of the 2009  documentary film,  Pane Amaro (Bitter Bread) dir. Gianfranco Norelli  Followed by a conversation with the director and co‐producer Suma Kurien “The story of migration to the U.S. is a very complex one. "Feel good" narratives about immigrants catapulting from rags  to riches or moralizing tales of "pulling ourselves up by our own bootstraps" do not begin to capture that complexity. In Pane Amaro, viewers…

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April 2014

"Finding the Mother Lode: Italian Immigrants in California" Screening and Q&A with Directors

April 23, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Cowell, Room 131, Cowell College 1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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Cowell College Provost, History Department, Italian Studies Program, Languages, and Applied Linguistics Department present A Documentary by Gianfrano Norelli and Suma Kurien Followed by Q&A with Directors Finding the Mother Lode provides a bracing contrast to East Coast stories and a new route to understanding the diversity and complexity of ethnic stories. A vivid interpretation of the past–one that recalls the ugly along the beautiful and the conflicts and tragedies along with the solidarity and triumphs. – Donna R. Gabaccia,…

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February 2015

An Evening with Italian Writer: Dacia Maraini

February 27, 2015 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Cowell, Room 131, Cowell College 1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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Cowell College Provost, Italian Studies Program, Languages & Applied Linguistics Department present: An Evening with Italian Writer, Dacia Maraini Preceded by Screening of 2013 Irish Braschi’s documentary film IO SONO NATA VIAGGIANDO: I was born travelling: A travel in Dacia Maraini’s memories. Dacia Maraini is an influential writer, social critic and iconic figure in Italian contemporary literature and culture. She is the author of numerous novels, plays, short story and poetry collections including La lunga vita di Marianna Ucria, 1990,…

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