United Pugliesi Federation Announces “Puglia Week 2014”

The United Pugliesi Federation (UPF) has announced activities to celebrate “Puglia Week 2014.”

• Studying and Researching Abroad
A panel discussion with the President of the Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro Co-sponsored with the United Pugliesi Federation, the President (Rettore) of the Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Professor Antonio Felice Uricchio, will join us for a panel discussion on the rewards of studying and researching abroad.
Also participating on the panel will be Professors Fred Gardaphé and Eugenia Paulicelli of Queens College; Joan Marchi Migliori, Director of CUNY/Italy Exchange, Calandra Institute; and Annalisa Susca, PhD student, CUNY Graduate Center. Anthony Julian Tamburri, Dean, Calandra Institute, will moderate. March 31 at 6 P.M., Calandra Institute, 25 West 43rd St., # 17, New York, NY
Information: 212-642-2094

• Professor Francesco Lotoro will lecture on the restoration of the Scolanova synagogue in Trani followed by a concert of music composed by concentration camp prisoners during World War II. The event is co-sponsored by the Italian Cultural Inst and the Primo Levi Center
April 3, 2014, Italian Cultural Institute, Park Avenue and 69th Street, New York City
Information: 212-879-4242

• Opera arias by Pugliese soprano Annalisa Carbonara accompanied by I Due Moderne.
April 4, 2014, The National Opera Center, 330 Seventh Ave., New York City
Information: 212-414-1780

• Photo exhibit of the Patron Saints of Puglia and photos of Apulian scenery.
A display of the terra cotta whistles of Rutigliano. Opening April 5, 2104, Westchester Italian Cultural Center in Tuckahoe, NY.
Information: 914-771-8700

For further information and updates see the UPF website here.

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