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Film Screening and Discussion: "A Special Day: Scenes from Jewish Rome in 1938"
Join Italian Studies for the screening of A Special Day: Family Scenes in Jewish Rome before the Shoah (in Italian w/ English subtitles), to be followed by an open discussion in Italian with Claudio Della Seta, Silvia Haia Antonucci and Claudio Procaccia from the Jewish Community in Rome, and with Mrs. Mirella Fiorentini. In videoconference with the Rome Global Gateway. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 12:00 pm in 242 O'Shaughnessy Hall.
Research Seminar: "The Role of Anglophone Culture in Primo Levi and His Times"
Valentina Geri, Ph.D. candidate in Italian Studies at Notre Dame, will examine the importance of Anglophone culture in Primo Levi's work, beginning from his English-Italian palindrome from the short story “Calore vorticoso” (Lilít) – "In arts it is repose to life: è filo teso per siti strani." Thursday, Nov. 21 at 5 pm in 102 Hesburgh Library (Rare Books and Special Collections).
Brown Bag Lunch: "Archaeology as Service... in Calabria, Italy" with Prof. Meredith Chesson
What and whom can Archaeology serve? If archaeologists are so focused on the past, can they help people today and in the future? Join the Dept. of Anthropology to learn more about Meredith Chesson and her team's archaeological documentation of the built environment and material culture in the San Pasquale Valley. Friday, Dec 6, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm. 278 Corbett Family Hall.
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.