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Experiencing Rome through Community-Engaged Learning

Author: Costanza Montanari

The Rome Global Gateway in the Fall of 2021 inaugurated the first Community-Engaged Learning core course entitled Migration in Italy: Practical Perspectives from Rome. This semester, 46 study abroad students attended the course led by prof. Gioacchino Campese, general director of Casa Scalabrini 634.…

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President Rev. Jenkins C.S.C. to celebrate Mass with the students in Rome

Author: Costanza Montanari

As part of a three day visit to Rome from December 1st to December 3rd, 2021, University President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., celebrated mass on the occasion of the first week of Advent at Santa Maria in Domnica, the local parish church in rione Celio, in the presence of study abroad students, faculty, staff and fellows in Rome.

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Prof. Barry McCrea presents “Primo Levi’s 'The Truce': a guide to returning to life”

Author: Costanza Montanari

The Notre Dame Rome Global Gateway, in partnership with Kylemore Abbey Global Center and the Notre Dame Alumni Association, are launching the latest appointment with the Rome Book Club Journey to Italy – Viaggio in Italia. Starting on Friday, November 12,  “Primo Levi’s The Truce…

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Columbus Murals in Main Building temporarily uncovered 

Author: NDWorks

For instructional purposes, the Columbus Murals on the second floor of the Main Building will be uncovered on two occasions during the fall semester: from Monday, Aug. 30, to Tuesday, Sept. 7, and from Monday, Oct. 25, through Friday, Oct. 29. Signage near the murals will indicate that the coverings have been removed to allow instructors and their students to engage with and discuss the murals. More information about the Columbus Murals, their history and their use by instructors can be found here…

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Sommo Poeta: Dante at Notre Dame

Author: Amanda Skofstad

In anticipation of the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri, and on the Feast of the Annunciation, Pope Francis issued “Splendour of Light Eternal,” an apostolic letter calling Dante “supreme poet” and “prophet of hope and a witness to the innate yearning for the infinite present in the human heart.” The Holy Father added that he wished to join the popes before him in honoring and extolling the poet and “to propose him anew for the consideration of the Church, the great body of the faithful, literary scholars, theologians and artists.”…

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Pope Francis publishes Apostolic Letter on Dante to mark the 700th year since Dante's death

Author: Staff

Published in this Easter season, on the feast of the Annunciation (March 25), Pope Francis's Apostolic Letter, "Splendour of Light Eternal" (Candor Lucis aeternae) is a remarkable document, an exhortation to read, study, and teach Dante's Divine Comedy, and as Pope Francis writes, to become Dante's "companions on the journey." 

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Ingrid Rowland creates an exclusive documentary of the Basilica of Saint Clement in Rome

Author: Costanza Montanari

Ingrid D. Rowland, professor in Rome for the School of Architecture and Department of History, shot an exclusive documentary in English on the Basilica of Saint Clement - Basilica di San Clemente al Laterano.  Taking advantage of the closure to the public for COVID-19 regulations and thanks to the collaboration of the Reverend Father Stephen Hutchinson, prior to the Basilica, this documentary was made possible.…

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Journey to Italy – Viaggio in Italia: Announcing the Notre Dame Rome Global Gateway Rome Book Club

Author: Costanza Montanari

Domenico di Michelino - Dante and the Three Kingdoms, 1465 The Notre Dame Rome Global Gateway, in partnership with the Center for Italian Studies and the Notre Dame Alumni Association…

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New Library acquisition: two significant volumes pertaining to Guido Cavalcanti

Author: Tracy Bergstrom

The Department of Rare Books & Special Collections has recently acquired the following items: Guido Cavalcanti. L'espositione del M.ro Egidio Colonna Romano degli eremitani, sopra la canzone d'amore di Guido Caualcanti Fiorentino…  Siena: Appresso Saluestro Marchetti, 1602. Guido Cavalcanti, with notes and translations by Ezra Pound. Rime…

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