Wednesday, April 30, 2014

May 2014 Newsletter


AIA-FVG / American Corner Trieste   MAY 2014 NEWS

Summer is almost here!  Enjoy the month with a virtual tour of America’s unspoiled wilderness, a presentation of Leonardo Buonomo’s latest work for Book Club, our final film at Cinema dei Fabbri and last Made for Each Other Couple, our first Women’s Space Conference as well as many other events.  Want to get outside?  Think about Open Water Diving… in English.

Library and Administration  CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS on May 1st and 2nd

RECEIPTS
If you have paid with an IBAN, please remember to pick up your receipts.  Come to our office on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday afternoons during Paola’s shift from 4-7pm to pick up your receipts.  Questions? Contact aiafrontdesk@gmail.com

SUMMER COURSES - Check our blog and facebook page periodically for news about upcoming June Intensive courses for Adults and Teens.

MADE FOR EACH OTHER–in our Multimedia Room, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 8:15 pm
Women’s Best Friend Theme this month.  Mondays at 8:15 pm
May 5th           Will and Grace (TV Series – 1998 – 2006) Eric McCormack, Debra Messing
May 12th         My Best Friend’s Wedding (film 1997) Julia Roberts, Cameron Diaz, Rupert Everett

FRIDAY AMERICAN EXPERIENCE in our Multi-Media Room at 6 p.m. – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Dedicated to The Last Unspoiled Places on Earth – Living Edens
May 9th           Yellowstone:  America’s Sacred Wilderness
May 16th         Big Sur: California’s Wild Coast
May 23 rd        Denali: Alaska’s Great Wilderness

THURSDAY COFFEE BREAK in our library 10 – 12 – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
May 8th - Come and enjoy a cup of coffee and some great conversation in English!   


TUESDAY BOOK CLUB in our library May 13th - 5:30 -7 pm – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
May 13th – 5:30 pm  - Book Presentation :  Immigration, Ethnicity, and Class in American Writing, 1830-1860: Reading the Stranger by Leonardo Buonomo, AIA FVG President and Professor of Anglo American Studies.  The book examines the close relationship between the portrayal of foreigners and the delineation of culture and identity in antebellum American writing.

AMERICAN FILM SERIES 2013/14
Last film in our 33rd Annual English Language American Film Series will be shown at the Cinema dei Fabbri, Via dei Fabbri 2/A in Trieste.  Showings on Thursday at 2, 4, 6:30 and 9 pm
May 15thSaving Mr. Banks (2013). 125 minutes with Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks

WOMEN’S SPACE
Our Book Drive continues.  We are still accepting donations, both pertinent books and contributions to purchase books for our Women’s Space Library.
May 20th – 5:30 pm – Women’s Space Conference – Marriage and the Gender Issue – Speaker:  Elisabetta Bini, Research Fellow in Contemporary History.

May 6th at 5 pm -  Presentation of the Free Course and Study Group
A free on-line Course by the US Department of State and the University of Oregon.  The online course begins on May 12th.  Sign up online and participate in our Study Group at the American Corner.  Free and Open to all taking the online course.
Study Group Meetings on:  May 16, 22, 30, June 6, 13 always from 6-7 pm

WELCOME HOME, STRANGER –always OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
May 15th , 10-11:30 am – Anti-stress and relaxation session in English with the Gestalt Method.

PRESENTATIONof DIVING CLASS in ENGLISH in our Multimedia Room – Open to the Public
May 8th at 6 pm – Information session at AIA FVG office with Centro Sub Trieste - Barcola.Get your Open Water Diver Certification in Trieste with certified instructors who speak both English and Italian.  Discounted Prices for AIA FVG Members. 

ENGLISH CHAT EVENINGS and COFFEE MORNINGS in Staranzano – Open to the Public
Some English conversation for our Monfalcone followers. 
Friday, May 2nd and 16th  at 6 pm.  – TGIF Happy Hour
Friday, May 9th  and 23rd at 10:15 am -  Coffee Morning and Book Exchange 
At Compagnia delle Creme – Via Firenze 17, Staranzano (GO). 

 
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Remember that we are a volunteer organization.  We are looking for people to work in the afternoons at the Front Desk, manage library checkouts and for a variety of roles.  Contact us!  We’ll keep you busy!

See you in the Association!       

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