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    Jul, 19

  • Preserving Italian Culture in New Orleans Cemeteries

    537 South Peters Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

    July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Emily Ford of Oak and Laurel Cemetery returns to the American Italian Cultural Center for a fascinating lecture on preserving Italian culture in New Orleans cemeteries This lecture will draw from the historic landscapes of all New Orleans cemeteries and from ongoing research into the preservation of Italian heritage. The impact of Italians in New…

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    Aug, 19

  • Origins of Siena: Myth vs Memory

    537 South Peters Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

    August 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    With no clear textual or physical proof of an ancient Roman settlement, Siena faced considerable challenges to its assumed antiquity in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Far more than a point of pride, an association with a Roman past linked the Italian city-states of the early Renaissance with the glory and achievements of the former…

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