The Sicilian folk character, Giufà – Caffè & Cultura

Sun, April 8, | From 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Joseph Francese lecture  canceled due to health issues.


Join us for this special Caffè & Cultura

Professor Joseph Francese will discuss the Sicilian folk character Giufà, part of popular culture in Sicily since the Muslim conquest of the Island in 827. Prof. Francese will also address the conflicting ways two modern writers, Italo Calvino and Leonardo Sciascia, appropriated Giufà.

WHEN: Sunday, April 8, 2018 – 4:30-6:00 pm
WHERE: 4050 West Maple Rd, Ste #250 – Bloomfield Hills, MI 48322

DAS Members free
Non-Members suggested donation $2.00

Joseph Francese, Professor
University Distinguished Faculty
Series Editor, “Studi di italianistica moderna e contemporanea nel mondo anglofono/Studies in Italianistica in the Anglophone World,” Firenze University Press
Senior Editor, Italian Culture, The Journal of the American Association for Italian Studies
Michigan State University Department of Romance and Classical Studies