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Voices on Dante's Inferno to resume in September

The series of conferences co-organized with the Univeristy of Basel, "Voices on Dante's Inferno: A Journey towards the 700th Anniversary of the Poet’s Death," will resume on Sept. 9-11, 2020 with Session III. The meeting is planned to be held in Basel.

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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.

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Lingua Italica Newsletter, Spring 2020

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 Italian-related news and events.

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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