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Fri, Jun 09


A web talk by the writer Laura Guglielmi

Lady Constance and Italo Calvino in Liguria

A literature-themed journey to Liguria led by a special guide, the Italian writer Laura Guglielmi Bilingual event (English & Italian) - On Zoom

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Lady Constance and Italo Calvino in Liguria

Time & Location

Jun 09, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. PDT

A web talk by the writer Laura Guglielmi

About the Event

The Dante Alighieri Society of BC,

in collaboration with the Dante Society of Ottawa,

invites you to the web talk by Laura Guglielmi 

"Lady Constance and Italo Calvino in Liguria”

Friday, 9 June, 12.00 pm-1.00 pm (PDT/Vancouver Time), 3.00 pm-4.00 pm (EDT/Toronto and New York Time), 9.00 pm-10.00 pm (Rome Time)

In bilingual mode  (English & Italian) – Online via Zoom

FREE for Students and Members  –  $10 DONATIONS for non Members*

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About the event:

Discover the hidden beauty of the Italian Riviera by following the tracks of Oscar Wilde’s wife, Lady Constance Lloyd, and one of the most prominent Italian writers of the 20th century, Italo Calvino. Your guide in this literature-themed tour will be the Italian journalist and writer Laura Guglielmi, who authored the novel Lady Constance Lloyd. L'importanza di chiamarsi Wilde (Morellini) and the upcoming book Italo Calvino a Sanremo, alla ricerca di una città scomparsa" (Il canneto editore).

The event, organized in collaboration with the Dante Society of Ottawa, will be held in bilingual mode (English & Italian).

About the speaker:

Laura Guglielmi is a journalist, writer and tireless traveller. She was born in Sanremo and, after living in Rome and London, now resides in Genoa. As a scholar of Italo Calvino, she curated an exhibition on the writer, also shown at New York University in 1999. Over the years, she has taught web journalism at the University of Genoa and worked for the cultural pages of major newspapers and newsmagazines. Among her publications, Le incredibili curiosità di Genova (Newton Compton, 2019).

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