Month: November 2014

“The Italian Woman and the Making of America” | Sunday, March 8 at 4:30pm

  Please join us Sunday, March 8 at 4:30pm for and afternoon of coffee and culture with Prof. Gabriele Boccaccini, University of Michigan. March 8th is the International Women’s Day. The earliest Women’s Day observance was held on February 28, 1909, in New

The Fall of the Roman Empire | From Darkness to Light | Sunday, January 18 at 4:30pm

“If we want to understand our present we need to discover our history”.  That is why we believe that the Fall of the Roman Empire signs the beginning of a new Era.    We will learn the reasons for this

DAS 90th Birthday Gala

The Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan had chosen the fantastic setting of the Detroit Yacht Club for a promising party to celebrate the end of another great year and its 90th anniversary. DAS proposed an enjoyable evening with seated dinner,

Opera in Concert: Rossini’s William Tell

Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 7:30 pm Hill Auditorium 825 North University Avenue Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Choral Union Series Opera in Concert: Rossini’s William Tell Teatro Regio Torino Orchestra and Chorus Gianandrea Noseda, conductor Claudio Fenoglio, chorus master William Tell was Rossini’s

Italian Book Club | November 20, 2015

Dante Alighieri Society Book Club INVOLUNTARY WITNESS by GIANRICO CAROFIGLIO Translated by Patrick Creagh Involuntary Witness is the first book in a series featuring Italian trial lawyer Guido Guerrieri, who lives in Bari, Italy. The author, Gianrico Carofiglio, is a former

Book Club – Agostino by Alberto Moravia| July 17, 2015

Dante Alighieri Society Book Club Friday, July 17, 2015 7 pm 630 N Old Woodward – Time: 7-9 pm Suite 102 Birmingham, MI 48009 Agostino By Alberto Moravia Thirteen-year-old Agostino is spending the summer at a Tuscan sea-side resort with

Book Club | I Will Have Vengeance—Il senso del dolore By Maurizio de Giovanni | April 17, 2015

 I Will Have Vengeance—Il senso del dolore By Maurizio de Giovanni Set in Naples in 1931, the novel takes place during the early rule of Il Duce, Benito Mussolini, at a time in which the gap between the wealthy and