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How are Africans represented in the Italian imagination? How is Italy changing under the pressure of immigration? In the lead up to this Spring’s exhibition and international conference on Blackamoors hosted by NYU Florence, Professor Alessandra Di Maio will organize an exploration of the significance of Black Italy.

 
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18 Ius Soli Film Screening
September 29, 8:30 p.m. – Spazio Alfieri
Screening followed by dialogue with Director Fred Kuwornu

Escaping from Hyenas: From Eritrea to Lampedusa
October 1. 6:00 p.m. - Villa Sassetti
Dialogue with Imma Vitelli, International Correspondent, Vanity Fair Italy

A Nation of Migration: Voices and Visions from Africa
October 20, 5:00 p.m. – Villa La Pietra
Dialogue with Senegalese-Italian writer Pap Khouma and Awam Amkpa, New York University

Disruptive Reality: Black Africans in Renaissance Italy
November 5, 6:00 p.m. – Villa La Pietra
Dialogue with Historian Kate Lowe, Queen Mary, University of London

Imperfect Post Colonialism:Rapping from the Land of Punt
November 18, 6:00 p.m. – Villa La Pietra
Dialogue with Somali-Italian writer Ubah Cristina Ali Farah and
Giovanna Bellesia, Smith College
Isabella Ferretti, 66thand2nd Publishing House

 
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