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Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Italian Studies Research Seminar

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Location: Rare Books and Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries

A forum for scholars to discuss new research, this series is vigorously interdisciplinary and embraces all areas of Italian history, language and culture.

"Reading and Defending Dante in the Florentine Academy: Giovan Battista Gelli's Lectures on Dante (1541-63) by Simon Gilson (University of Warwick)…

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Pre-Rome Study Abroad Course

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Location: 155 DeBartolo Hall

Professor Christian Moevs presents two public lectures as part of the pre-Rome study abroad course.  Second lecture is Wednesday, April 2.

ROME: A Topographical-Historical Introduction.  Sponsored by Italian Studies at Notre Dame, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.…

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Tue Apr 1, 2014

Weaving Community Based Learning Throughout the Language Curriculum

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Location: Geddes Hall Coffee House

Annie R. Abbott, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Department of Spanish, Italian & Portuguese
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Annie Abbott is a nationally known leader in L2 Community Based Learning (CBL). Her many articles, frequent conference presentations, popular Spanish CBL blog, http://spanishandillinois.blogspot.com/, and intermediate level Spanish CBL textbook, Comunidades, are all evidence of her scholarship and leadership in the field. Not only has she taught several different CBL courses, like her recent “Spanish for Business” course, she also brings her perspective of overarching curricular issues thanks to her role as Director of Undergraduate Studies for her department. Please join us for her open lecture:…

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Wed Apr 2, 2014

Pre-Rome Study Abroad Course

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Location: 155 DeBartolo Hall

Professor Christian Moevs presents the lecture as part of the pre-Rome study abroad course.

ROME: A Topographical-Historical Introduction. Sponsored by Italian Studies at Notre Dame, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.

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Thu Apr 3, 2014

Seminar: "Mendicant Schools and Philosophy in Dante's Florence" - Anna Pegoretti

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Location: Seminar Room, Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries

Seminar: "Mendicant Schools and Philosophy in Dante's Florence" - Anna Pegoretti (Warwick)
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Seminar Room, Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries
Public Seminar: "Mendicant Schools and Philosophy in Dante’s Florence" by Anna Pegoretti (Warwick)
Thursday April 3 at 11am in Special Collections Seminar Room

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Fri Apr 4, 2014

Bursting Gender's Bubble, An Interdisciplinary Gender Studies Conference

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Location: McKenna Hall 210

Bursting Gender's Bubble, An Interdisciplinary Gender Studies Conference
April 4th, 2014
McKenna Hall 210
Let’s break open the bubble…

Sponsored by the GeNDer Studies Program of the University of Notre Dame
and the Gender and Women's Studies program of St. Mary’s College
The University of Notre Dame, along with co-sponsors Saint Mary’s College will host an undergraduate conference for Gender Studies on April 4 & 5, 2014 on Notre Dame’s campus in South Bend, Indiana. Submissions focusing on any area of original research-based scholarship in gender studies (including, but not limited to, work in literary criticism, sociology, theology, anthropology, economics, psychology, biology) have been accepted from colleges and universities in the Midwest. We welcomed scholarship that dealt with the significance of gender—and the cognate subjects of sex, sexuality, race, ethnicity, class, religion, and nationality—in all areas of human life, especially in the social formation of human identities, practices, and institutions.

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Sat Apr 5, 2014

Bursting Gender's Bubble, An Interdisciplinary Gender Studies Conference

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Location: McKenna Hall 214

Bursting Gender's Bubble, An Interdisciplinary Gender Studies Conference
April 5th, 2014
McKenna Hall 214
Let’s break open the bubble…

Sponsored by the GeNDer Studies Program of the University of Notre Dame
and the Gender and Women's Studies program of St. Mary’s College
The University of Notre Dame, along with co-sponsors Saint Mary’s College will host an undergraduate conference for Gender Studies on April 4 & 5, 2014 on Notre Dame’s campus in South Bend, Indiana. Submissions focusing on any area of original research-based scholarship in gender studies (including, but not limited to, work in literary criticism, sociology, theology, anthropology, economics, psychology, biology) have been accepted from colleges and universities in the Midwest. We welcomed scholarship that dealt with the significance of gender—and the cognate subjects of sex, sexuality, race, ethnicity, class, religion, and nationality—in all areas of human life, especially in the social formation of human identities, practices, and institutions.

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Tue Apr 8, 2014

Meet the French Faculty!

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Location: 131 Decio Hall

Parlez-vous français un peu, beaucoup, passionnément ?  Calling all students! Come meet the French Faculty!

Learn more about fall 2014 classes on le patrimoine, contemporary film, imaginary landscapes, poetry, sex, race and colonialism! 

Study abroad in Angers and Paris, France and Dakar, Senegal!  Major in ROFR and International Economics!…

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Wed Apr 9, 2014

Symposium: "Fascism, War, and Historical Schisms in Contemporary Europe"

Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Fascism, War, and Historical Schisms in Contemporary Europe”

Symposium Co-Directors: Anton Juan and Anne García-Romero

Wednesday, April 9
4:00 – 5:45 PM
Fascism and War: García Lorca and the Spanish Truth Commission
Panelists: Carlos Jerez-Farrán and Teresa Phelps
Philbin Studio Theatre

7:30 PM
Opening of Blood Wedding

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Seminar: " The Representation of Space in Dante's Commedia and in its Earliest Manuscripts"-Anna Pegoretti

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Location: Seminar Room, Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries

Public Seminar: "The Representation of Space in Dante's Commedia and in its Earliest Manuscripts" by Anna Pegoretti (Warwick)
Wednesday April 9 at 12pm in the Seminar Room, Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries
This paper will explore the groundbreaking cosmological setting of Dante’s otherworld and the response of the earlieast readers to it.

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Seminar: "The Representation of Space in Dante's Commedia and in its Earliest Manuscripts"

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Location: Seminar Room, Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries

Anna Pegoretti will present “The Representation of Space in Dante’s Commedia and in its Earliest Manuscripts.”

This paper will explore the groundbreaking cosmological setting of Dante’s otherworld and the response of the earlieast readers to it.

Pegoretti is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Warwick, in the AHRC

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Symposium: "Fascism, War, and Historical Schisms in Contemporary Europe"

Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Fascism, War, and Historical Schisms in Contemporary Europe”

Symposium Co-Directors: Anton Juan and Anne García-Romero

Wednesday, April 9
4:00 – 5:45 PM
Fascism and War: García Lorca and the Spanish Truth Commission
Panelists: Carlos Jerez-Farrán and Teresa Phelps
Philbin Studio Theatre

7:30 PM
Opening of Blood Wedding

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" 'Most Philosophic Nation' : Italian Identity and European Modernity in Giacomo Leopardi" - Joseph Luzzi (Bard College)

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Location: Room 200, Riley Hall

" 'Most Philosophic Nation': Italian Identity and European Modernity in Giacomo Leopardi" - Joseph Luzzi (Bard College)
Thursday April 10 at 4:30pm in Riley Hall, Room 200
Co-sponsored by Italian Studies at Notre Dame and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies
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Lecture: "Most Philosophic Nation': Italian Identity and European Modernity in Giacomo Leopardi"

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Location: Room 200, Riley Hall

Joseph Luzzi, associate professor of Italian at Bard College, will present ‘Most Philosophic Nation’: Italian Identity and European Modernity in Giacomo Leopardi.

Co-sponsored by Italian Studies at Notre Dame and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.

For more information, please visit italianstudies.nd.edu

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Nanovic Institute Film Series: Contemporary European Cinema 2014

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Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Film: Bastards (France)
Directed by Claire Denis
100 minutes | Not Rated
(Due to mature content, no one under 17 may be admitted.)

Acclaimed director Claire Denis’s jagged, daringly fragmented and darkest film is a genuinely contemporary film noir inspired by recent French sex ring scandals involving men of wealth and power. An official selection at the Cannes and Toronto Film Festivals.…

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Italian Studies Research Seminar

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Location: Rare Books and Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries

A forum for scholars to discuss new research, this series is vigorously interdisciplinary and embraces all areas of Italian history, language and culture.

"The Futurist Avant-Garde and Gender Roles During WWI: Femininity Unbound" by Lucia Re (University of California, Los Angeles)

Sponsors: Italian Studies at Notre Dame http://italianstudies.nd.edu/

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Thu Apr 24, 2014

Gamma Kappa Alpha Induction Ceremony

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Location: Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

Italian Studies Honors Convocation to induct qualifying members of the Italian Studies student body.

Faculty will attend the ceremony and Professor John Welle, moderator of Notre Dame's Chapter, will present the inductees with their certificate and honor chords.…

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Nanovic Institute Film Series: Contemporary European Cinema 2014

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Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Film: Pour Une Femme (France)
Directed by Diane Kurys
110 minutes | Not Rated
French with English subtitles

In her mid-thirties, Anne still knows practically nothing of her family’s past. After her mother’s death, Anne discovers old photos and letters that convince her to take a closer look at her parents’ life after the concentration camps of World War II. In a journey that stretches from post-war France to the 1980s, Anne’s destiny intertwines with her father’s past until they form a single, unforgettable story.…

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Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Opera Notre Dame presents Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea

Thu Apr 24, 2014 7:30PM - 9:00PM 


Opera Notre Dame presents Monteverdi's timeless opera of politics, power, lust, and rage. The history of Imperial Rome presented in sounds that are as fresh as the day they were composed. In Italian with projected English translation.…

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Opera: Monteverdi's The Coronation of Poppea

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Location: Patricia George Decio Theater, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Opera Notre Dame presents:

Monteverdi’s The Coronation of Poppea
A drama of power, ambition, rage, and lust.
Music by Claudio Monteverdi
Book by Giovanni Busenello

April 24-26, 7:30 PM
April 27, 2:30 PM

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Fri Apr 25, 2014

Conference: The Lived History of Vatican II

Location: Notre Dame Conference Center, McKenna Hall

This international conference is the culmination of a major research project designed to produce the first comparative, international, lived history of Catholicism in the Vatican II era.

In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the opening and closing of the Second Vatican Council, Notre Dame’s Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholocism enlisted researchers to write close-grained local social histories of the immediate Council era and its aftermath in fifteen select dioceses spanning six continents. A coauthored project volume will be produced after the conference.…

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Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Opera Notre Dame presents Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea

Thu Apr 24, 2014 7:30PM - 9:00PM 


Opera Notre Dame presents Monteverdi's timeless opera of politics, power, lust, and rage. The history of Imperial Rome presented in sounds that are as fresh as the day they were composed. In Italian with projected English translation.…

Read More

Opera: Monteverdi's The Coronation of Poppea

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Location: Patricia George Decio Theater, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Opera Notre Dame presents:

Monteverdi’s The Coronation of Poppea
A drama of power, ambition, rage, and lust.
Music by Claudio Monteverdi
Book by Giovanni Busenello

April 24-26, 7:30 PM
April 27, 2:30 PM

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