University of Notre Dame

Center for Italian Studies


Visiting Scholars

Italian Studies at Notre Dame occasionally invites distinguished scholars in the field to join us for a semester or an academic year. Opportunities for visiting professorships include:

Ravarino Visiting Distinguished Professor in Dante and Italian Studies
Frequently, a different internationally renowned senior scholar is invited to teach two courses, at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.  Recent Visiting Professors include Zygmunt BaraƄski and Piero Boitani.

Visiting Italian Fulbright Scholar
Each academic year a leading Italian scholar is invited to Notre Dame to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Italian literature and culture.  Recent Visiting Scholars include Andrea Simoncini and Mauro Pala.

Nanovic Grants & Fellowships
Since its founding in the early 1990s, the Nanovic Institute for European Studies has supported undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty through grants and fellowships. The Nanovic fosters interdisciplinary research by connecting students and faculty to an increasingly interdisciplinary and international community of scholars. Through financial and intellectual support, the Nanovic our community to extraordinary academic opportunities while encouraging the European Studies culture at Notre Dame.

The Devers Program in Dante Studies supports an annual program of grants and fellowships for graduate students and faculty: