April 2017

“Leaps of Faith: Intuition and Interdisciplinarity in Italian Studies,” keynote speech, American Association of Italian Studies, The Ohio State University, April 20-22, 2017.

“Winter Is Coming: The Trump Regime and the American Press,” talk by Jay Rosen, comment by me, New York University, April 18, 2017. Register here: https://events.nyu.edu/#!event_id/155209/view/event

“Visualizing Fascism,” University of Notre Dame, April 13, 2017.

March 2017

“Visualizing Fascism,” Society of Fellows, Columbia University, March 9, 2017.

Introduction to “The Night Porter,” Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, NYU, March 7, 2017.

“Italian Prisoners of War, 1940-1947,” Institute for Historical Research, London, March 1, 2017.

November 2016

“Le fascisme fait-il encore vendre? L’histoire publique en Italie,” in “L’Histoire Fait-Elle Vendre?” table ronde, Université Paris Est Créteil, November 18-19, 2016.

October 2016

British School of Rome. “Italian Journeys,” keynote lecture, conference on “Transnational Italies,” October 26-28.

Video of Keynote on Migration to/from Italy


New York University,  “Political Rhetoric: The Presidential Campaign,” panel with Jason Stanley (Yale), Ben Zimmer (Wall Street Journal), Brittney Stanley (NYU), October 19.

Calandra Institute, NYC. “Italian Mobilities.” Book launch. October 18.

“New Work in Conceptual History,” Enzo Traverso’s Fire and Blood. Center for Collaborative History, Princeton University, October 13.

June 2016

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. “Three Faces of Fascism.” Workshop on “Visualizing Fascism,” June 9-11.

May 2016

Cooperazione Internazionale CoRi lectures on Italian Colonialism, Fascist Imperialism, and the Italian Postcolonial, Università degli Studi di Palermo, May 2-6.

April 2016
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. “Realism in Transition: 1942 as Filmic Flashpoint,” keynote lecture, conference on “Realisms and Idealisms in Italy, 1300-2016,” French & Italian, April 15-16.

Philadelphia. “New Books on Empire: Ruth Ben-Ghiat’s Italian Fascism’s Empire Cinema and Susan Pedersen’s The Guardians. The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire,”: International Conference of Europeanists, April 14.

March 2016
University of Leeds. “The Weight of History in the Italian Cinema,” keynote speech for “Italian Cinemas/Italian Histories” workshop, Humanities Research Institute, March 22-23.

Georgetown University, Washington, DC. “What We Learn from Studying Defeat: The Case of Italian Prisoners of War, 1940-1950,” International History Seminar, March 1.