November 2019 Doings:
This month, we worked on bridge-building to alumni in Northern Italy, reaching out to Turin, Milan, and Venice. Our sympathy extends to those suffering hardship in the Venetian lagoon. We cancelled our meeting, but have Venice in our hearts and minds.
In Turin and Milan, we were able to speak with motivated alumni, and are crafting plans for 2020 events. Hot chocolate at the Farmacia del Cambio in Turin proved to be an incubator for ideas.
Rome's reunions centered on a visit to the rare book library of Dr. Giovanni Aldobrandini, GSAS '76, partnership with the Academy of Fine Arts Rome, and "patrocinio" of a John Cabot University event, on the subject of experimental film born in the USA (New Jersey, to be precise)....