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May 22: OVI Seminar, "Fra manichei e idolatri: il ventre nella letteratura domenicana trecentesca"
Dr. Mathias Bürgel of the German Center for Venetian Studies will lecture on Dominican friar, Domenico Cavalca's ideas about idolatry and the ventre, or belly. ITC, Room 121. 10:00 am-12:00 pm. In Italian.
May 23: Laureatus in Urbe, Day II
The third annual meeting dedicated to the study of Petrarch and his legacy with papers by young scholars and early-career researchers. Made possible thanks to an ongoing collaboration between with the faculty of letters at the University of Roma Tre, the Center for Italian Studies, Devers Family Program in Dante Studies, and Rome Global Gateway at the University of Notre Dame, and the Centro Pio Rajna in Rome.
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.
New Devers Series Title by Fabio Camilletti on Visuality and the Figure of Beatrice in Dante and Dante Gabriel Rossetti
In his exciting new book, Portrait of Beatrice: Dante, D. G. Rossetti, and the Imaginary Lady, Dr. Fabio Camilletti examines both Dante's and D. G. Rossetti's intellectual experiences in the light of a common concern about visuality. From medieval Florence to Victorian London, Beatrice's 'imaginary portrait' touches upon the intertwinement of desire, poetry, and art-making in Western culture.