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Thu Aug 31, 2017

Research Seminar: Margaret Meserve - "Talking Heads: Relics, Rituals, and Diplomacy in Renaissance Rome"

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

The Italian Research Seminar

"Talking Heads: Relics, Rituals, and Diplomacy in Renaissance Rome" - Margaret Meserve (Notre Dame)

Thursday August 31 at 5pm in Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

Posted In: Lectures and Seminars

Tue Sep 5, 2017

Exhibit Opening: Elements of Humanity: Primo Levi and the Evolution of Italian Postwar Culture

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

RBSC Exhibit Opening: Elements of Humanity: Primo Levi and the Evolution of Italian Postwar Culture

Tuesday September 5 at 4pm in Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

Please join us for an opening of the exhibit on September 5 at 4pm. The event will feature brief remarks by Tracy Bergstrom (Curator, Italian Imprints and Dante Collection), Vittorio Montemaggi (Lecturer, Religion and the Arts, King's College London), and Valentina Geri (PhD candidate, Italian), followed by a light reception and viewing of the exhibit. 

Co-sponsored by Italian Studies at Notre Dame and Hesburgh Libraries.

Posted In: Lectures

Wed Sep 6, 2017

Newberry Lecture: "JFK's Dante" - Deborah Parker (Virginia)

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Ruggles Hall, Newberry Library, Chicago

"JFK's Dante" - Deborah Parker (University of Virginia)

Wednesday, September 6 at 5:30pm in Ruggles Hall, The Newberry Library, Chicago

Center for Renaissance Studies Programs Dante Lecture

The Center for Renaissance Studies Dante Lectures have been held annually since 2001, bringing Dante scholars from throughout the United States and Europe to the Newberry to present cutting-edge research. From 1983 to 1997, multiple lectures were held each year under the series title “Lectura Dantis Newberrania.”

A wine reception will follow the lecture. Free and open to the public. Please register by noon on September 6 on this form.

The Newberry’s Dante Lectures are cosponsored with the William and Katherine Devers Program in Dante Studies at the University of Notre Dame, and the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago.

For further details see https://www.newberry.org/09062017-deborah-parker-jfks-dante.

Posted In: Lectures

Wed Sep 13, 2017

Caffè e conversazione: Pane e nutella

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Decio Commons

Please feel free to join us for an hour of caffè e conversazione where you are welcome to meet and practice your Italian with members of the Italian Program, students of Italian, Italophones, Italophiles, and people with an appreciation for things Italian. …

Posted In: Arts and Workshops

Thu Sep 21, 2017

Research Seminar: Christopher J. Nygren (Pittsburgh) - "Titian’s Icons"

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

The Italian Research Seminar

Christopher J. Nygren (University of Pittsburgh) - "Titian's Icons"

Thursday September 21 at 5pm in Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

Posted In: Lectures and Seminars

Fri Sep 29, 2017

Dante Now! A Divine Comedy Flashmob

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
various locations around campus

Dante Now! A Divine Comedy Flashmob

Friday September 29 from 2-5pm at various locations around campus

Please join Italian Studies at Notre Dame for an afternoon of recitations of excerpts from Dante's Commedia performed around campus, followed by a lecture by Theodore Cachey (Notre Dame), Christian Moevs (Notre Dame) and Anne Leone (Notre Dame), and a reception in Carey Auditorium.

Please feel free to view the video of the inaugural Dante Now! performance, and to read an article published in the Observer on September 26, 2013 about the event.

Posted In: Arts, Lectures, and Workshops

Wed Oct 11, 2017

Caffè e conversazione: Top Chef - Italian Style!

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Decio Commons

Please feel free to join us for an hour of caffè e conversazione where you are welcome to meet and practice your Italian with members of the Italian Program, students of Italian, Italophones, Italophiles, and people with an appreciation for things Italian. …

Posted In: Arts and Workshops

Thu Oct 26, 2017

Research Seminar: Jane Tylus (NYU) - "Saying Goodbye in the Renaissance"

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

The Italian Research Seminar

Jane Tylus (NYU) - "Saying Goodbye in the Renaissance"

Thursday October 26 at 5pm in Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

Posted In: Lectures and Seminars

Thu Nov 9, 2017

Caffè e conversazione: Italia's Got Talent

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Legends

Please feel free to join us for an hour of caffè e conversazione where you are welcome to meet and practice your Italian with members of the Italian Program, students of Italian, Italophones, Italophiles, and people with an appreciation for things Italian. …

Posted In: Arts and Workshops

Fri Nov 10, 2017

Teleconference: Re-reading Dante's Vita nova: Chapters 5-12

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room 121, Information Technology Center

Re-reading Dante's Vita nova: Chapters 5-12, teleconference

Friday November 10 at 9am (EST) in Room 121 of the Information Technology Center

"Re-reading Dante’s Vita nova" is a collaborative research project involving researchers from University College London, the University of Bristol, the University of Cambridge, the University of Leeds, the University of Notre Dame, the University of Oxford, the University of Reading, and the University of Warwick.

The full schedule of events may be found here.

Posted In: Seminars and Workshops