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Sun Apr 2, 2017

International Week

Location: University of Notre Dame

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Romance Languages International Week 2017

Sunday, April 2, 4-7 pm:

International Dessert Night + music + dance + JeoparNDy, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

5 pm: Photo contest displayed in O’Shaughnessy Great Hall until Thursday

Monday, April 3, 5 pm:…

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Mon Apr 3, 2017

International Week

Location: University of Notre Dame

International Week Poster Final 1

Romance Languages International Week 2017

Sunday, April 2, 4-7 pm:

International Dessert Night + music + dance + JeoparNDy, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

5 pm: Photo contest displayed in O’Shaughnessy Great Hall until Thursday

Monday, April 3, 5 pm:…

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Tue Apr 4, 2017

International Week

Location: University of Notre Dame

International Week Poster Final 1

Romance Languages International Week 2017

Sunday, April 2, 4-7 pm:

International Dessert Night + music + dance + JeoparNDy, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

5 pm: Photo contest displayed in O’Shaughnessy Great Hall until Thursday

Monday, April 3, 5 pm:…

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Wed Apr 5, 2017

International Week

Location: University of Notre Dame

International Week Poster Final 1

Romance Languages International Week 2017

Sunday, April 2, 4-7 pm:

International Dessert Night + music + dance + JeoparNDy, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

5 pm: Photo contest displayed in O’Shaughnessy Great Hall until Thursday

Monday, April 3, 5 pm:…

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Hernán Reinaudo Tango Concert

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Location: Patricia George Decio Theatre

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Hernán Reinaudo is one of Argentina's most outstanding new-tango musicians. He is the recipient of the 2016 first prize of the Fondo Nacional de las Artes in Argentina in the category Tango. Previously, he won the Clarín Award in the category Tango Revelation and was nominated twice for the "Carlos Gardel Award" (the Argentine Grammy). Hernán has worked on more than 25 album productions, has participated in symphonic projects, and composed the music for the film "La Máquina que hace Estrellas

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Thu Apr 6, 2017

International Week

Location: University of Notre Dame

International Week Poster Final 1

Romance Languages International Week 2017

Sunday, April 2, 4-7 pm:

International Dessert Night + music + dance + JeoparNDy, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

5 pm: Photo contest displayed in O’Shaughnessy Great Hall until Thursday

Monday, April 3, 5 pm:…

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OVI Videoconference Seminar: "La cultura volgare nei conventi fiorentini tra Tre e Quattrocento" (Vernacular Culture in Florentine Convents between the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries) - Giulio Vaccaro

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Location: Information Technology Center, Room 121

University of Notre Dame & Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (OVI) Videoconference Seminars – Spring 2017

Thursday April 6 from 10-11:30am in Room 121, ITC, Notre Dame (16:00-17:30 at Notre Dame's Rome Global Gateway)

Giulio Vaccaro: "La cultura volgare nei conventi fiorentini tra Tre e Quattrocento" (Vernacular Culture in Florentine Convents between the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries)

This is the fifth seminar in a series, hosted by Italian Studies at Notre Dame in partnership with the CNR Institute Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (OVI), which examines a wide range of topics related to early Italian studies, including: Dante's Commedia, the geographical representation of linguistic data, and the production and circulation of manuscripts in Tuscany in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Further information about the seminar series may be found here.

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Launch: Christopher G. Wagstaff Film Collection

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Location: Scholars Lounge, Hesburgh Library

The Christopher G. Wagstaff Italian Film Collection will be formally incorporated into the Hesburgh Libraries’ Collections on Thursday, 6 April 2017. The centerpiece of the event is a short talk by Professor Chris Wagstaff, formerly of the University of Reading in the UK, whose kind donation of his film collection has substantially enriched Notre Dame’s Italian film holdings. As a result, the Hesburgh Libraries will house one of the foremost international collections of Italian films.

Presentations by Chris Wagstaff (Reading), Zyg Barański (Notre Dame-Cambridge), Tracy Bergstrom (Notre Dame) and Brendan Hennessey (SUNY Binghamton)

Reception to follow

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Fri Apr 7, 2017

International Week

Location: University of Notre Dame

International Week Poster Final 1

Romance Languages International Week 2017

Sunday, April 2, 4-7 pm:

International Dessert Night + music + dance + JeoparNDy, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

5 pm: Photo contest displayed in O’Shaughnessy Great Hall until Thursday

Monday, April 3, 5 pm:…

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“Democracy, Gender, and Local Politics in the Andes” (International Week 2017)

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Location: C-103 Hesburgh Center

Soyandinaii

Presenters:

Nelida Silva, Protagonist of documentary: “Soy Andina II, the Return”

Doris Loayza, Associate Producer, “Soy Andina II, the Return”

Guillermo Trejo, Associate Professor of Political Science, Kellogg Institute Faculty Fellow

Chair: Victor Maqque, Instructor, Quechua Program, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures; Guest Scholar at the Kellogg Institute.

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Senior Thesis Reception

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Location: O'Shaughnessy Great Hall

Dean John McGreevy will honor the accomplishments of undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Letters by hosting a reception for students completing a senior thesis project, as well as their thesis advisers and/or mentors.

Originally published at al.nd.edu

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“Soy Andina II, the return”

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Location: Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library

Presenters:

Soyandinaii

Mitchel Teplitsky, Director of Lucuma Films and Producer of “Soy Andina II”

Nelida Silva, Protagonist of “Soy Andina II”

Doris Loayza, Associate Producer, “Soy Andina II”

- Introduction: Thomas Anderson, Professor, Chair, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures; Kellogg Faculty Fellow.

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Italian Concert

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Location: Decio Theater, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Join us for an evening of live performances and sing a longs, organized by students and faculty in the Italian Program. With you we will explore the culture and history of Italy through its music. 

This event is part of the Romance Languages International Week.

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Sat Apr 8, 2017

International Week

Location: University of Notre Dame

International Week Poster Final 1

Romance Languages International Week 2017

Sunday, April 2, 4-7 pm:

International Dessert Night + music + dance + JeoparNDy, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

5 pm: Photo contest displayed in O’Shaughnessy Great Hall until Thursday

Monday, April 3, 5 pm:…

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Sun Apr 9, 2017

International Week

Location: University of Notre Dame

International Week Poster Final 1

Romance Languages International Week 2017

Sunday, April 2, 4-7 pm:

International Dessert Night + music + dance + JeoparNDy, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

5 pm: Photo contest displayed in O’Shaughnessy Great Hall until Thursday

Monday, April 3, 5 pm:…

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Thu Apr 13, 2017

Bridging the Gap from Languages to Content Courses

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Location: 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall

Foreign language students are often significantly challenged by their first class in literature or civilization, partly because of inadequate practice with some very specific skills essential to success at the new level. By identifying a series of these often neglected micro skills and introducing them earlier in the curriculum, we can pave the way for a more confident transition to advanced classes. The presentation will include examples of activities based on the movie La misma luna

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Research Seminar: "Visualizing Fascism" - Ruth Ben-Ghiat (New York University)

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Location: Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

The Italian Research Seminar

Ruth Ben-Ghiat (New York University) - "Visualizing Fascism"

Ruth Ben-Ghiat is Professor of History and Italian Studies at New York University and a cultural critic who has been the recipient of Guggenheim, Fulbright, and other fellowships. She writes and speaks frequently on fascism, war, Donald Trump, and the politics of images. Her latest book is the award-winning Italian Fascism's Empire Cinema (Indiana, 2015). Ben-Ghiat also writes frequently for the media. She covered the 2016 Presidential election for CNN.com, and continues to write about Trump's America.

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Mon Apr 24, 2017

Workshop: Theatre and Politics in the Early Modern Age

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Location: Center for Digital Scholarship and Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

Theatre and Politics in the Early Modern Age

Monday April 24 from 10:30am to 6pm in the Center for Digital Scholarship and Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

Please join us for an international workshop organized by Francesco Cotticelli, resident Distinguished Visiting Italian Fulbright Scholar and Professor of Theatre Studies at Università della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli.

Session I: 10:30am-12:50pm, Center for Digital Scholarship

1-2pm: Lunch (buffet for speakers and participants)

Session II: 2:50pm-6:00pm, Rare Books and Special Collections, Room 103

The workshop is free but we request that you kindly RSVP using this form.

Sponsored by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, Italian Studies at Notre Dame and the Department of Film, Television and Theatre.

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Thu Apr 27, 2017

OVI Videoconference Seminar: "Variazioni testuali in un manoscritto senese del Tesoro volgare (Laur. Pl. XLII 22)" (Textual Variants of the Tesoro volgare in a Sienese Manuscript (Laur. Pl. XLII 22)) - Paolo Squillacioti

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Location: Information Technology Center, Room 121

University of Notre Dame & Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (OVI) Videoconference Seminars – Spring 2017

Thursday April 27 from 10-11:30am in Room 121, ITC, Notre Dame (16:00-17:30 at Notre Dame's Rome Global Gateway)

Paolo Squillacioti: "Variazioni testuali in un manoscritto senese del Tesoro volgare (Laur. Pl. XLII 22)" (Textual Variants of the Tesoro volgare in a Sienese Manuscript (Laur. Pl. XLII 22))

This is the sixth and final seminar in the series, hosted by Italian Studies at Notre Dame in partnership with the CNR Institute Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (OVI), which examines a wide range of topics related to early Italian studies, including: Dante's Commedia, the geographical representation of linguistic data, and the production and circulation of manuscripts in Tuscany in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Further information about the seminar series may be found here.

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