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Thu Mar 1, 2018

Research Seminar: MA Presentations

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

The Italian Research Seminar: MA Presentations

Genevieve Lyons (Notre Dame) - “Alessandro Blasetti’s Cinema and the Fantastic: A Closer Look at the Unmarried Woman”

Katie Sparrow (Notre Dame) - “Representations of Self: Dante’s Use of First Person in the Vita Nova

All are welcome for a brief discussion and a reception following the talks.

 

Co-sponsored by Italian Studies at Notre Dame and the William and Katherine Devers Program in Dante Studies.

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Fri Mar 2, 2018

Lunch and Lecture: "The Culture of Italian American Emigration" - Michela Valmori (Italian Fulbright)

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
1050 Nanovic Hall

Distinguished Italian Fulbright Lecturer Michela Valmori joins the Institute from the University of Bologna, where she currently serves as a lecturer in Languages and Literature. Her areas of expertise include migrant literature, Italian American studies, and the Beat Generation. She wrote her dissertation in Comparative Literature at King's College University and has lectured at Goldsmiths University London and Harvard University in the United States. She has also specialized in Italian language linguistics and pedagogy, an interest which she continues to explore in her recent investigation of language use among Italian migrants to the USA. While at Notre Dame, Dr. Valmori will teach a cross-listed, interdisciplinary course, "The Culture of Italian Emigration," focusing on "fictional, non-fictional, musical, and visual texts that recount the experience of migration as seen through the eyes of Italian American as well as Italian authors."

Free and open to all. Lunch is available while supplies last.

Sponsored by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.

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Wed Mar 7, 2018

OVI Videoconference Seminar: Pär Larson - “Ancora sul Frammento piacentino: nuove letture e interpretazioni”

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room 121, Information Technology Center

University of Notre Dame & Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (OVI) Videoconference Seminars – Spring 2018

Pär Larson: “Ancora sul Frammento piacentino: nuove letture e interpretazioni” (More on the Frammento piacentino: New Readings and Interpretations)…

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Wed Mar 21, 2018

OVI Videoconference Seminar: Demetrio Yocum - “Kenosis e il linguaggio creaturale della lode nel Cantico di San Francesco”

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room 121, Information Technology Center

University of Notre Dame & Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (OVI) Videoconference Seminars – Spring 2018

 

Demetrio Yocum: “Kenosis e il linguaggio creaturale della lode nel Cantico di San Francesco” (Kenosis and the Creaturely Language of Praise in Saint Francis’ Canticle

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Thu Mar 29, 2018

Research Seminar: "Atlantic Libraries: Renaissance Italy and the American Colonies" - Diego Pirillo (UC Berkeley)

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Rare Books and Special Collections

The Italian Research Seminar

Diego Pirillo (UC Berkeley) - "Atlantic Libraries: Renaissance Italy and the American Colonies"

 

By studying several private and public libraries in colonial America this talk will present the first findings of a larger project that studies the circulation of books, ideas and knowledge in the Protestant Atlantic and investigates the many ways in which early American readers collected, appropriated and manipulated Italian Renaissance texts. Diego Pirillo (Ph.D., Scuola Normale Superiore) is Associate Professor of Italian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

 

The talk will be followed by a discussion and a reception. Co-sponsored by Italian Studies at Notre Dame and the William and Katherine Devers Program in Dante Studies.

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Wed Apr 4, 2018

OVI Videoconference Seminar: Giuseppe Marrani - “Oltre la parodia. Commentare i sonetti di Cecco Angiolieri”

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room 121, Information Technology Center

University of Notre Dame & Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (OVI) Videoconference Seminars – Spring 2018

 

Giuseppe Marrani: “Oltre la parodia. Commentare i sonetti di Cecco Angiolieri” (Beyond Parody. A New Comment on Cecco Angiolieri’s Sonnets)

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Wed Apr 18, 2018

OVI Videoconference Seminar: Filippo Gianferrari - “‘Poca favilla, gran fiamma seconda’ (Par. I 34): Cino, la lettera di San Giacomo e la Pentecoste della Commedia”

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room 121, Information Technology Center

University of Notre Dame & Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (OVI) Videoconference Seminars – Spring 2018

Filippo Gianferrari: “‘Poca favilla, gran fiamma seconda’ (Par. I 34): Cino, la lettera di San Giacomo e la Pentecoste della Commedia

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Thu Apr 19, 2018

Research Seminar: "From Surface to Symptom and Back Again: Reading Isabella d’Este’s Correspondence" - Deanna Shemek (UC Santa Cruz)

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Special Collections

The Italian Research Seminar

Deanna Shemek (UC Santa Cruz) - “From Surface to Symptom and Back Again: Reading Isabella d’Este’s Correspondence”

The talk will be followed by a discussion and a reception. Co-sponsored by Italian Studies at Notre Dame and the William and Katherine Devers Program in Dante Studies.

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Thu Apr 26, 2018

Lecture: "Towards a New Biography of Dante Alighieri" - Paolo Pellegrini (Verona)

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Rare Books and Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

Paolo Pellegrini received his Ph.D. in Philology of Italian Literature. He has been a tenured Assistant Professor in Italian philology and linguistics (SSD 10/F-3) at Università di Verona, Department of Cultures and Civilizations, licensed to the role of Full Professor in 2017. His talk will concern Dante's biography. New documents and a new and deeper way of studying Dante's works, their texts and their historical and cultural context carried on by younger scholars is disclosing a different biographical perspective: it is time to write a new life of Dante which could take into account and exploit previous studies which have looked at Dante's life.

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Fri Apr 27, 2018

Re-reading Dante's Vita nova: Chapters 19-24, teleconference

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room 121, Information Technology Center

Re-reading Dante's Vita nova: Chapters 19-24, teleconference

"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. This event will be hosted at the University of Bristol, and the discussion will take place mostly in English. Notre Dame will participate via teleconference. Breakfast provided.

The full schedule of events may be found here.

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Wed May 9, 2018

OVI Videoconference Seminar: David Lummus - “Intertestualità e storia in Decameron IX 1. Boccaccio tra Cavalcanti e Dante”

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room 121, Information Technology Center

University of Notre Dame & Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (OVI) Videoconference Seminars – Spring 2018

 

David Lummus: “Intertestualità e storia in Decameron IX 1. Boccaccio tra Cavalcanti e Dante” (Intertextuality and History in Decameron

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Wed May 16, 2018

OVI Videoconference Seminar: Cosimo Burgassi e Speranza Cerullo - “Tradurre dal latino in italiano nel Trecento: due casi di studio”

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room 121, Information Technology Center

University of Notre Dame & Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (OVI) Videoconference Seminars – Spring 2018

 

Cosimo Burgassi e Speranza Cerullo: “Tradurre dal latino in italiano nel Trecento: due casi di studio” (Translating from Latin into Italian in the Fourteenth Century: Two Case Studies)

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Thu May 17, 2018

Seminar: France and Dante’s Florence

All Day
Notre Dame's Rome Global Gateway

France and Dante’s Florence

Thursday 17 - Friday 18 May, 2018

Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway, 15 Via Ostilia, 00184

This seminar, sponsored by the William and Katherine Devers Program in Dante Studies at the University of Notre Dame, has been organized in connection with the research project, “Dante’s Florentine Vernacular Culture, 1280-1301,” and following two successful meetings on “Dante’s Intellectual Formation” (Rome, March 2014) and on “Reconsidering Dante and Brunetto Latini (and Bono Giamboni)” (Rome, May 2017).

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Fri May 18, 2018

Seminar: France and Dante’s Florence

All Day
Notre Dame's Rome Global Gateway

France and Dante’s Florence

Thursday 17 - Friday 18 May, 2018

Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway, 15 Via Ostilia, 00184

This seminar, sponsored by the William and Katherine Devers Program in Dante Studies at the University of Notre Dame, has been organized in connection with the research project, “Dante’s Florentine Vernacular Culture, 1280-1301,” and following two successful meetings on “Dante’s Intellectual Formation” (Rome, March 2014) and on “Reconsidering Dante and Brunetto Latini (and Bono Giamboni)” (Rome, May 2017).

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