Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
Muhlenberg Italian Club
The Muhlenberg Italian Club was founded in January 2016 by students intersted in exploring and celebrating Italian culture.
Spring 2018 Officers
Hanna Caiola '18, President
Ariana Feliziani '21, Vice-President
Kyra Hickey '21, Treasurer
Rachel Norman '19, PR
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Daniel Leisawitz
SPRING '18 EVENTS:
Muhlenberg Sauce-Off Competition
Wednesday, February 21
Woods Dining Hall
Submit your family's (or your own!) favorite pasta sauce recipe. The four best recipes will be served for dinner in the Dining Commons, and students will vote for their favorite sauce. Prizes for the winners.
Yes, they're back: the Muhlenberg Italian Club's famous cannoli. Stop by our table in Seegers for a taste of this classic Sicilian dessert prepared by members of the club.
Trip to the Barnes Foundation (Philadelphia)
Sunday, April 8
Join the Italian Club on a visit to the Barnes Foundation for a guided tour of their Italian holdings, including their important collection of Modigliani paintings and sculptures.
Return of the Repressed: Italian Film & Holocaust Memory
Tuesday, April 10, 6pm
Dr. Millicent Marcus, Professor of Italian at Yale University, will deliver a public lecture on the representation of the Holocaust in Italian cinema and the repression and consequent reemergence of public memory regarding the conflicting roles that Italy and Italians played in the genocide of European Jews.
Second Annual Bocce Ball Tournament
Sunday, April 22, 2:00-3:30pm
Enjoy the spring weather with a leisurely (or mercilessly competitive -- it's up to you) game of bocce. Prizes for the winning team. No experience necessary. Italian snacks.
FALL '17 EVENTS:
"Singing the Sacred Text": Live Stream Concert by Rav Alberto Funaro
Thursday, Sept. 14, 5:45-7:30pm
Make Pasta from Scratch (& Eat It, Too)
Wednesday, Sept. 27, 5:30-7:00pm
Multicultural House Kitchen
Tuesday, October 24
Cheese, Olive Oil, & Wine Tasting
Friday, November 3, 5:00-6:30pm
"L'ultima cena" End-of-Sementer Dinner
Thursday, November 30, 6:00-8:00pm
Slice of Italy