Exhibition Online Roundtable Conversation
An Intellectual Between Two Worlds: Uguccione Ranieri di Sorbello (1906–1969)
The exhibition will be accompanied by a Zoom roundtable conversation hosted by Prof. Anthony Tamburri, Dean of the Calandra Institute, with the participation of Prof. Valerio De Cesaris, Rector of the University for Foreigners of Perugia; Prof. Fred Gardaphé (City University of New York); Prof. Roberto Dolci (University for Foreigners of Perugia); Prof. Ruggero Ranieri, President of Fondazione Ranieri di Sorbello; and Dr. Antonella Valoroso, curator of the exhibition and co-author with Ruggero Ranieri of the book Uguccione Ranieri di Sorbello. Un intellettuale tra due mondi (Morlacchi Editore, 2019).
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Uguccione Ranieri di Sorbello was a lecturer in Italian language and literature at Yale University in the 1930s, a World War II hero, a journalist, writer, speaker at conferences, public administration official and manager at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, cultural attaché to the Italian Embassy in the United States, and the manager of the Cultural Office at the Consulate General of Italy in NYC in the 1950s.
The exhibit’s itinerary illustrates Sorbello’s life and legacy, focusing on his activity in the United States and features reproductions of pictures and documents from the Fondazione Ranieri di Sorbello Archive in Perugia.
On view October 14 through December 20, 2021
Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.
The exhibition is promoted by the Sorbello Foundation in partnership with the Calandra Institute, the Fondazione Ranieri di Sorbello, and the University for Foreigners of Perugia.
The event is part of the NY Italian Heritage and Culture Month program.