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October 23, 2019 Italian Language Meetiing
October 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Claudio Mazzola Topic: Italian Cinema and Immigration Italy, perhaps more than any other European country, has been at the forefront of the immigration debate in Europe. Immigration has been the subject ofnumerous Italian novels, documentaries and films. Our speaker, Claudio Mazzola, will provide historical background on immigration in Italy and discuss how cinema has dealt with this issue. Dr. Claudio Mazzola received his Laurea” in English from the University of Milan in 1981. He also received a degree in cinema studies from the City University of Milan. Claudio went on to receive a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Washington in 1986. His area of expertise is Contemporary Italian fiction and Italian Cinema. He has published a number of articles on those topics.”