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Manuscript of the Loci communes of pseudo-Maximus the Confessor, acquired for Notre Dame in 2019 by David Gura, curator of medieval manuscripts in Hesburgh Libraries.

Digital Greek Paleography Workshop

This tuition-free online workshop on digital paleography is being offered on Jan. 18-22, 2021 as part of the Rome Consortium. The deadline for applications is October 15, 2020.

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Italian Research Seminar, Fall 2020 Series

The schedule of speakers for the Fall 2020 series of the Italian research seminar is now available. It will be an all-Notre Dame series, which will be held online. The Seminar will meet on Fridays at 12:15pm.

Dante Statue Viso

Texts and Contexts of Medieval Italy

This series of book presentations on recent work in medieval Italian philology and literature, focusing on Dante in 2020-21, is co-sponsored by the Center for Italian Studies and the Rome Global Gateway.

1321-2021: Commemorating Dante at Notre Dame

1321-2021: Commemorating Dante at Notre Dame

In commemoration of the seven-hundredth anniversary of Dante's death in 2021, the Devers Family Program in Dante Studies and the Center for Italian Studies are organizing and sponsoring several special events. The Center also maintains a calendar of international events leading up to 2021.

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Italian Studies Director Serves on Vatican Dante Centenary Committee

Author: David Lummus

Ravarino Family Director of the Center for Italian Studies and Devers Family Program in Dante Studies, Professor Theodore Cachey, has been invited to sit on the scientific committee for the 2021 Dante centenary organized by the Pontifical Council for Culture.

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Accompanying Refugees in Italy During a Pandemic

This article is the twenty-third in a series of blog posts published by the Keough School of Global Affairs. Dignity and Development provides in-depth analysis of global challenges through the lens of integral human development.  The global coronavirus pandemic has tested and reshaped societies around the globe, including national and international refugee support systems. The reported experiences of refugees, volunteers and social workers convey how local communities can continue to support and integrate each other through messages of courage, trust, perseverance and kindness. These messages can strengthen the efforts to remain resilient despite the logistical challenges that quarantine has brought about. As Maurizio Albahari wrote in a recent blog post,…

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