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Jan. 2021: New Book Club at Rome Global Gateway
The Rome Global Gateway, together with the ND Alumni Association and the Center for Italian Studies, will offer a new book club. Between January 13 and February 3, 2021, the first month-long program, “A hell of a city: Dante’s Inferno on the road to Rome,” will focus on Dante's Inferno. Led by Italian Studies co-directors Ted Cachey and David Lummus and faculty affiliate in Rome Chiara Sbordoni.
Dante in America, Spring 2021 Series
In commemoration of the 700th anniversary of Dante's death, in 2021 the Center for Italian Studies and Devers Family Program in Dante Studies will host a series of lectures on the topic “Dante in America,” including a special edition of the Center's annual Ravarino Lecture in Italian Studies. During the Spring Semester, the lectures are open to the public and will be held via Zoom. Registration is required.
Feb. 5, 2021: Virtual Lecture, "From Garden to Table"
This lecture, presented by Rosetta Giuliani Caponetto of Auburn University, draws upon the meaning of the term “transformative” to examine the philanthropic endeavor of an Italian American family whose donations made possible the creation of a Culinary Sciences Center at Auburn University. Open to the Notre Dame community. Registration required. 3:30-5:00 pm
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.