“Recent Pirandello Scholarship in the US” Panel – Calandra Italian American Institute, March 11 at 6 pm

Unfortunately, due in part to the coronavirus outbreak, the event has been postponed. We’ll let you know of a future date when it becomes available.


Through a presentation of two recent books by Giuseppe Faustini, Professor of Italian at Skidmore College, the panel will discuss the state of affairs of recent scholarship in the United States. Professor Faustini’s two books are: Luigi Pirandello, studi e ricerche (Metauro Edizioni, 2017) and Un amore primaverile. Inediti di Luigi Pirandello e Jenny (Pagliai Editori, 2019). Professors Stefano Boselli (CUNY) and Maria Rosaria Vitti-Alexander (Nazareth College) will join Professor Faustini. Moderated by Anthony Julian Tamburri.

Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 W 43rd St #17, New York, NY 10036 @ 6 pm



PSA Conference – Global Legacies: Pirandello across Centuries and Media – 16 September 2017

The Pirandello Society of America presents its one-day conference

“Global Legacies – Pirandello across Centuries and Media”

Saturday 16 September 2017, 8:00 am – 6:30 pm

Hunter College, CUNY, 695 Park Ave, New York City

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Luigi Pirandello’s birth, this one-day conference sponsored by the Pirandello Society of America seeks a broad spectrum of contributions that evaluate and illuminate Pirandello’s legacies on world theatre, literature, cinema, and other media over a period of more than a hundred years. We encourage contributions that are interdisciplinary and engage with a variety of theoretical models when looking at Pirandello’s work and its multifaceted resonance.

English is the official language of the Conference.

Keynote Speaker: Pietro Frassica, Princeton University

Attendance is free and open to the public.

The full program for the conference is available. Click here to read.

For further information about The Pirandello Society of America please visit our website at: http://pirandellosociety.org/ and Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pirandellosocietyofamerica/

The Pirandello Society of America is pleased to be featured among a series of international conferences being held across the globe in honor of Pirandello’s 150th anniversary: Pirandello International 2017, Pirandello in a Globalized World. From Agrigento to Rome, Johannesburg to Munich, these events demonstrate the world-spanning reach of Pirandello’s influence today. More information and the full calendar for the international conference series can be found online: http://pirandello.eu/international2017/