Posted 03/10/2021  |  Back


The Community Read Committee, in partnership with the Center for Italian Culture, is excited to invite the campus and greater Fitchburg area to the next Community Read event:

Viaggi nel sottosuolo italiano (Travels to the Italian Underground) 

Wednesday, March 10th at 3:30  

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This year's book is Underland by Robert Macfarlane. Check to see if a copy of the book is available for checkout from the Library here. This event will focus on Chapter 6 of the  book, Starless Rivers, which focuses on the Carso or Karst Plateau region of northeastern Italy.

Fitchburg State Professor of History, Dr. Daniel Sarefield will guide a discussion on the mythology represented in the chapter, while cave expert, or speleologist, Rosario Di Pietro will join us all the way from Italy to share his knowledge of Italian caves.