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Italian Research Seminar, Spring 2020

The Spring 2020 session of the Italian research seminar features lectures by Justin Steinberg (Chicago), Roberto Dainotto (Duke), and Massimo Riva (Brown), as well as thesis research presentations by Notre Dame M.A. students in Italian Magda Collazo, Davis Richardson, & Matías Sur.

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Conference on Music in Foreign Language Pedagogy

This conference, held on April 24-25, 2020, seeks to investigate the theories that support the use of music and performance more broadly as pedagogical tools, and to explore practical ways to implement activities related to music and performance in the classroom. It will be held in conjunction with the annual Italian community concert on April 24.

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Spring 2020 Italian Studies Newsletter

Each semester, Katie Boyle, Affiliate of the Center and Associate Teaching Professor of Italian in the Department of Romance Languages, prepares a newsletter that captures a snapshot of the Center's news and events. For information about news items or to suggest a topic, please contact Prof. Boyle (kboyle6@nd.edu). Read the current newsletter by clicking below.

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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Dante scholar wins Modern Language Association of America award for book on 14th-century poets

Author: Tom Coyne

David Lummus, assistant director of the Notre Dame Center for Italian Studies and the Devers Family Program in Dante Studies, has won an award from the Modern Language Association of America for his manuscript about the poet’s role as an authority in the political arena in the 14th century. Lummus accepted the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Publication Award for a Manuscript in Italian Literary Studies at the MLA’s annual convention in Seattle last month for The City of Poetry: Imagining the Civic Role of the Poet in Fourteenth-Century Italy.

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Italian Studies Affiliate to Organize Conference on Italian Enlightenment at UCLA's Clark Library

Author: Staff

Professor Sabrina Ferri (Romance Languages and Literatures–Italian), faculty affiliate of the Center for Italian Studies, is co-organizing a conference with Professor Clorinda Donato (California State University, Long Beach) on the Italian Enlightenment journal "Il Caffè" as a part of the annual core program of the UCLA Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library on 5-6 November 2021

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