Special Event: Honoring Joseph Tusiani, The Poet of Two Lands


Thursday, October 23, 2014
7:00 pm



Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7:00pm

This evening is a celebration of the life and the work of Joseph Tusiani. A writer bridging two worlds, Joseph Tusiani is a widely cultured scholar who speaks and writes in four languages. With an introduction by Professor Anthony Tamburri, the evening will consist of a screening of the documentary by Sabrina Digregorio, titled “Finding Joseph Tusiani: The Poet of Two Lands”.

Joining us in the celebration of the man who, more than any other poet and translator, has brought Italian classics into the English-speaking world is Joseph Tusiani himself and other distinguished guests from the Italian American community:  Professor Anthony Tamburri, Ph.D., Dean of the Calandra Institute,  Mario Fratti, Professor Emeritus of Italian literature and an internationally acclaimed playwright and drama critic, and Robert Viscusi Ph.D., Professor Emeritus at Brooklyn College and a well-known novelist and literary critic. A reception with our distinguished guests will conclude the event.

Members $20, Non-Members $25

For more information, please call 914-771-8700, or visit wiccny.org

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Westchester Italian Cultural Center
24 Depot Square
Tuckahoe, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Thursday, October 23, 2014
Times: 7:00 pm

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Presenter: Westchester Italian Cultural Center
Presenter Phone: 9147718700
Presenter Website: wiccny.org

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