Presented Under the Patronage of the
Italian Cultural Institute in Washington, DC
Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 1PM
“Un paese di carta”: Three Generations of Women between Abruzzo and the U.S.”
Dr. Benedetti is a professor of Italian culture in the Department of Italian at Georgetown University.
Her novel Un paese di carta tackles issues of cultural identity, family ties, displacement and loss, as it follows a young Italian-American woman in her journey to Italy to fulfill her grandmother’s last wish. Dr. Benedetti, who is from L’Aquila, will also give an update on the restoration efforts following the devastating earthquake of 2009.
Dr. Benedetti will offer a book signing at the meeting.
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Washington DC 20001
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