Professor of Italian culture Franco Gallippi will be your guide on an exciting journey through the art and culture of his native land. Delve deep into Italy's cuisine, literature from Dante to Elena Ferrante, notorious ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and his clashes with Federico Fellini and more. Discover la Bella Italia as you've never seen it before.
This course is led by Professor Franco Gallippi, who completed his PhD thesis Calvino: Reader of Leopardi and Galileo at the University of Toronto in 2007. He was Assistant Professor of Italian at McMaster University for four years and currently teaches at the Italian Cultural Institute in Toronto. He is working on a book on Italo Calvino and has appeared in books and academic journals in Italy, Canada and the U.S.
Doors will open one hour before the first class. Registrants will receive supplementary materials in advance of their first class.
Bloor Cinema Hot Docs
506 Bloor St. W., Toronto
For further info click here.