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Wed Apr 13, 2016

Thu Apr 14, 2016

Italian: Research Seminar: "Boccaccio and Petrarch on Poetry: Genealogy of the Pagan Gods and Invectives against the Physician" - David Lummus (Stanford

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Location: Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries

The Italian Research Seminar

David Lummus (Stanford) - "Boccaccio and Petrarch on Poetry: Genealogy of the Pagan Gods and Invectives against the Physician"

Thursday April 14 at 4:30pm in Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries…

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Film and Panel Discussion: "Hmong Memory at the Crossroads"

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Cost: Free and Open to the Public

"Hmong Memory at the Crossroads" is a 2015 documentary that weaves the stories of three generations of Hmong refugees in the U.S. Midwest and in France.
Liachoua Lee, a Hmong-American, revisits his past as a former refugee and son of veterans of the First Indochina War and the Secret War in Laos. Beginning with his life in Detroit, Lee's journey takes him to France, a place where he and his family sought asylum before immigrating to America, and an emotional return to his Laotian homeland.

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Fri Apr 22, 2016

The French Ball

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Location: Jordan Atrium

The French Club is hosting their French Ball this Friday, April 22nd from 10pm-12am. 

This is a great opportunity to enjoy French music, dance with your beau/belle, and of course enjoy the free French snacks. One of the last formals of the year, don't miss the opportunity!

RSVP for yourself (and a guest) for free using the form below. Your guest need not be a member of the club, this event is open to everyone.…

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Tue Apr 26, 2016

Thu Apr 28, 2016

Italian: OVI Videoconference Seminar: Marco Maggiore - "Una parlata periferica e la sua documentazione medievale: il caso del salentino"

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Location: Room 201 Information Technology Center

University of Notre Dame & Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (OVI) Videoconference Seminars – Spring 2016

Thursday April 28 from 10-11:30am in Room 121, ITC, Notre Dame (16:00-17:30 at Notre Dame's Rome Global Gateway)

Marco Maggiore - “Una parlata periferica e la sua documentazione medievale: il caso del salentino”…

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"If This Is A Man": A Musical Reflection on Art and Humanity

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Location: Gallery of the Jordan Hall of Science

The event, inspired by the work of author Primo Levi, will include the performance of Simon Sargon's chamber setting of Levi poems, the US premiere of Ennio Morricone's "Se questo è un uomo", as well as student and faculty testimonies on the work, life, and legacy of Primo Levi.

Jewish Italian chemist and writer, Primo Levi (1919-1987), was the author of fiction, poetry, essays, memoirs, and translations, and is best known for his first work, "Se questo è un uomo" [If This Is A Man], which provides an account of his detention at Auschwitz, and offers one of the most compelling invitations to reflect on humanity to have emerged in European literature. …

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