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Center for Italian Studies Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Author: David Lummus

Due to the new University policies and guidelines that have emerged in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center for Italian Studies is cancelling all public events between now and April 13, as well as several others which involve scholars from the US, Italy, and across Europe who have been affected by the current global health crisis.

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Announcing the Spring 2012 Italian Film Series

Author: Charles Leavitt

Italian Studies at Notre Dame announces the official launch of this year's series of "Italian Film Nights," whose theme is "Rome in the Cinema." The "Italian Film Nights," which are in their 8th year of existence, are intended to give students enrolled in Italian courses additional opportunities for enrichment in and out of the classroom. The films of the Fall semester provided a historic progression of events in the city of Rome, while the films of the Spring semester will portray more contemporary themes.…

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The Snite Museum of Art presents A Grand Flourish: Drawings of Architectural Ornament from the Permanent Collection beginning January 15, 2012.

Author: Charles Leavitt

Organized by art history graduate student Elizabeth Peterson, this focus exhibition explores the decorative principles established in Italy by the Renaissance humanist and architect Leon Battista Alberti (1401–72) and their dissemination to France in subsequent centuries.

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Exhibition: Palladio and His Legacy: A Transatlantic Journey

Author: Charles Leavitt

This exhibition at the Snite Museum of Art offers a rare opportunity to see thirty-one drawings by the famous 16th-century architect, Andrea Palladio, along with seven books, fifteen models of related buildings, and eight bas-reliefs of some of the drawings (3-D projections of architectural drawings).

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New Exhibit - Exercises in Creativity: Italian Drawings, 1500-1800

Author: Charles Leavitt

The Snite Museum of Art announces the opening of Exercises in Creativity: Italian Drawings, 1500-1800 April 3. This exhibition will provide visitors with an opportunity to gain deeper insights into some of Italy’s best-known masters, including Agostino Carracci, Sebastiano Ricci, and Jacopo Tintoretto. Less familiar artists who are equally representative of the social, political, or theological contexts that gave rise to these “exercises in creativity” will also be included.

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The Snite Museum of Art to Exhibit "The World of Piranesi"

Author: Charles Leavitt

The Snite Museum of Art. at Notre Dame University announces the exhibition The World of Piranesi on view from January 17 through February 28, 2010. A multi-disciplinary approach to learning will be presented in this exhibition of ten etchings by Giovanni-Battista Piranesi 1720-1778, particularly directed towards students of Italian and architecture.

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Theater proves perfect stage for Italian instruction

Author: Charles Leavitt

Notre Dame hosts a student production of Carlo Goldoni's The Innkeeper on April 21 and 22 (Saturday and Sunday) in the Regis Philbin Studio Theatre in the DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts. Performances are at 2:30and7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $7 for faculty and staff, $6 for seniors and $5 for students.

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