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Transatlantic Thursdays with the U.S. Consulate Milan


  • Transatlantic Thursdays with the U.S. Consulate Milan
  • Transatlantic Thursdays with the U.S. Consulate Milan
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Date : 04/12/2020
Location : Milan

Benvenuti a “Transatlantic Thursdays”!

Each Thursday, the embassy and all the consulates work together to produce a virtual speaker program that is viewable from the US Consulate Facebook page, and from the U.S. Embassy’s YouTube channel. Some of the programs are presented in English and some in Italian.

Mission Italy’s Transatlantic Thursday Series

We welcome viewers from across Italy and the U.S. to join us for Mission Italy’s Transatlantic Thursday Series by the U.S. Embassy in Rome and the U.S. Consulate Generals in Milan, Florence and Naples.

Transatlantic Thursdays is an ongoing weekly series on a variety of topics with American and Italian speakers to further explore, learn and the importance of the U.S. – Italy relationship and the shared values between the United States and Italy.

Live Online Event 

NEXT  EVENT:

Thursday, December 10 – 3PM CEST / 9AM EST

Shaping the Future of the Arts in a post-pandemic society: Innovation, Technology and Inclusion.

featuring

Massimiliano Colella, Innova Camera

Valentino Catricalà, Maker Art

Asher Remy Toledo, Hyphen Hub

Christiane Paul, Sheila C. Johnson Design Centers at Parsons School

Thursday, December 10 – 3PM CEST / 9AM EST

Ambasciatausa.it/TransatlanticThursdays

Christiane Paul is chief curator/director of the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons School of Design and an associate professor in the School of Media Studies at The New School, and Adjunct Curator of New Media Arts at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. She is widely known as the author of the book Digital Art, part of the World of Art Series published by Thames & Hudson

 

Asher Remy-Toledo is the co-founder of Hyphen Hub, a nonprofit organization that discovers, promotes, and presents new live works by artists that integrate art and technology. Based in New York, Hyphen Hub showcases cutting edge work in a variety of formats and platforms and actively develops a global network of emerging and established multimedia artists, curators, innovators, thinkers, and producers of events with a strong focus on nascent technology.

Asher is also the co-founder of No Longer Empty, a New York-based nonprofit group that takes over empty spaces and creates site specific installations and co-founder of Latin American Cultural Week in New York. He founded and directed the Remy Toledo Gallery in New York and has produced numerous exhibitions including for Art Miami, Liverpool Biennial, and FACT Liverpool.

 


PAST EVENTS

Thursday, December 3  3PM CET / 9AM EDT

 

Countering Domestic Violence
16 Days of Activism Against Gender based Violence
Featuring
Leslie Morgan Steiner

Anna Campanile,

D.i.Re Donne in Rete contro la violenza

Olivia Soledad,

Wilson Foundation
The program will be in English / il programma sarà tradotto simultaneamente in italiano nella pagina YouTube.com/AmbasciataUSA

Leslie Morgan Steiner is an author and consultant on women’s leadership, inspirational parenting, overcoming adversity and countering domestic violence She is the author of the book, Crazy Love about her personal experience in an abusive relationship Steiner tackles common misconceptions about victims of domestic violence and explains how we can all help break the silence.

Thursday, November 26 – 3PM CEST / 9AM EST

 

Celebrate Thanksgiving Day

with 10 American cooks

and celebrity chef Marc Murphy​

Thursday, November 26 – 3PM CEST / 9AM EST
Ambasciatausa.it/TransatlanticThursdays

Join us as 10 American diplomats from the U.S. Embassy in Rome and the U.S. Consulates in Milan, Florence and Naples prepare their favorite traditional Thanksgiving Day dishes, showcasing America’s rich cultural and culinary diversity. Marc Murphy, celebrity chef from the Food Network, will engage with the cooks in their own kitchens across Italy.

Read more about the Transatlantic Thanksgiving with the U.S. Consulate Milan here

Watch the replay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9bBSk10y1o


 

Thursday 19 Novembre, 3 PM

The Consulate General of Milan, in collaboration with U.S. Consulate General Naples is pleased to invite you to: “A conversation about Louise Glück, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature 2020“.
Speakers: Massimo Bacigalupo, Lisa Halliday and Raimondo Di Maio.
Do not miss the appointment, Thursday, November 19 at 15:00, live on the U.S. Embassy Facebook and Youtube pages

 

Watch the replay: https://www.facebook.com/USConsMilan/videos/696335171003835/

Follow : https://www.facebook.com/USConsMilan

 


Thursday 12 November 2020

We are pleased to invite you to

International Education Week 2020:
A celebration of cultural exchanges with the USA
with
Paola Sartorio and Laura Cambriani
Fulbright Commission Italy
Thursday, 12 November – 3PM CEST / 9AM EST

Watch the replay: https://www.facebook.com/USConsMilan/videos/376115610310709

USA Presidential elections 2020: dall’elezione all’insediamento

Thursday 5 Novembre 2020 3PM CET / 9AM E5T
Speakers:
Francesco Clementi, Università di Perugia
Francesca Longo, Università di Catania
Gianluca Pastori, Università Cattolica di Milano
Eric Terzuolo, American University School of International Service

Watch replay : https://www.facebook.com/USConsMilan/videos/402560287420857


Thursday Oct. 29, 2020 3:00 PM 

Women’s Rights Movement​

100th Anniversary of U.S. Women’s Right to Vote​

featuring Marjorie Spruill

Marjorie Spruill, professor emerita of History at the University of South Carolina, is the author of several books including Divided We Stand: The Battle Over Women’s Rights, Family Values that Polarized American Politics and One Woman One Vote: Rediscovering the Woman Suffrage Movement.​

Professor Spruill will discuss the progression of women’s movements from the suffragists to the 1970’s protests to recent events and inspire us to take action in our own communities to work toward true gender equality.

Watch the replay here: https://www.facebook.com/USConsMilan/videos/773406650167060


Oct 22, 2020

Activism and Citizen participation: U.S. Elections 2020

featuring Dr. Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins

Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins is the first African American woman to serve as president of the League of Women Voters, where she focused on increasing voter participation, campaign finance reform, and health care for underserved populations. Jefferson-Jenkins continues to be an advocate and activist for civil rights, social justice, educational excellence, and stronger citizen participation in the electoral process. She serves on numerous boards and advises community-based organizations including Howard University’s Women Ambassadors Program. She also has contributed to numerous journals and books on election reform.

Watch the replay here: https://www.facebook.com/USConsMilan/videos/351032662871481

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