Italian-American Experience Lecture Series: Delirious Naples

The Italian-American Experience Lecture Series will explore Delirious Naples. Dr. Stanislao Pugliese discusses his new book, Delirious Naples: A Cultural History of the City of the Sun, based on the Hofstra Cultural Center conference held in 2011. The book, edited with Dr. Pellegrino D’Acierno, boasts two dozen essays by leading scholars, writers, and artists. The lecture includes images of Naples and a discussion focusing on the renaissance of the city and its relationship with New York City.  Special guest speaker Massimiliano Verde will discuss international promotion and teaching the Neapolitan language and cultural heritage.

SpeakersDr. Stanislao Pugliese, Professor of History and Queensboro Unico Distinguished Professor of Italian and Italian American Studies, Hofstra University

                Massimiliano Verde, President, Accademia Napoletana



The Italian-American Experience Lecture Series is presented by the Hofstra Cultural Center and supported, in part, by the Association of Italian American Educators.

 Date: Tuesday, April 23,  2019

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Axinn Library

Free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact the Hofstra Cultural Center at 516-463-5669 or visit

This event is free, but advance registration is required. Please RSVP using the RSVP for this Event link.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019





Cultural Center Theater - Leo A. Guthart
Guthart Cultural Center Theater
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549


Hofstra Cultural Center

Phone: 516-463-5669
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