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Fri Oct 5, 2018

Yoga in Italian

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Location: Studio 1, Smith Center for Recreational Sports

In need of exercising, relaxing and keeping up with your Italian? Class is free, and will be conducted, by Tiziana Serafini, mostly in Italian with some English to illustrate poses.

Originally published at italianstudies.nd.edu

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Thu Oct 11, 2018

Italian Coffee Hour: Celebration of Languages

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Location: Decio Commons

Please join us for an hour of coffee and conversation in Italian where you can meet faculty, students, and staff in Italian Studies and practice your Italian. We meet about once per month and offer activities centered around different aspects of Italian culture.

Fall 2018 Schedule

Wednesday, Sept. 12 — Picnic e bocce

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Mon Oct 22, 2018

Contemporary Writers Series: A Conversation with Gaël Faye

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Location: Elizabeth E. Nanovic Seminar Room, 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Please join the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures on Monday, October 22nd,

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2018 at 4 p.m. in the Elizabeth E. Nanovic Seminar Room, 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls for a
reading and conversation with contemporary French and Rwandan author Gaël Faye. The event

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Learning in a Time of Crisis: Stories from the University of Sagrado Corazón after Hurricane María

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Location: Jenkins Nanovic 1030

After Hurricane Maria ravaged the island of Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, 2017, many schools and universities were closed for weeks, or even months. One of the firsts institutions to open its doors to students, faculty, and staff, was the Universidad del Sagrado Corazón. We invite you to join the panel “Learning in a Time of Crisis: Stories From the University of Sagrado Corazón after Hurricane María”,  to listen to Sagrado’s story of recovery and resilience in the aftermath of disaster. The panel will feature Sagrado’s President, Gilberto Marxuach, the Director of the School of Communications Ferré Rangel, Dr. Gabriel Paizy, and Prof. Sonia Fritz. Reception to follow.  You can find more information on this and other events at listeningtopuertorico.org

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Tue Oct 23, 2018

Graduate Student Social

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

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An open house of fellowship and food hosted by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies in support of Notre Dame Graduate Students.

  • Guests must bring their Irish1Card to attend.

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Silvia Guerra Díaz

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Location: The Department of Special Collections, The Hesburgh Library

On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, Silvia Guerra will deliver the public lecture "Maldonado: enclave fundamental en la entrada del Río de la Plata," based on her research of one of the excellent Latin American history collections at the Hesburgh Library, the "María Díaz de de Guerra" Collection. This lecture will be in Spanish. On Wednesday, October 24, 2018, Silvia Guerra will do a bilingual reading of her latest anthology of poetry "Un mar en madrugada/A Sea at Dawn" with Jesse Lee Kercheval, Zona Gale Professor of English, University of Wisconsin, Madison.…

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Wed Oct 24, 2018

Workshop: "Linguistica italiana: a lezione da Primo Levi" / "Italian Linguistics, Taking Lessons from Primo Levi" - Prof. Fabrizio Franceschini (Pisa)

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Location: 341 O'Shaughnessy

Primo Levi was a chemist, a witness to the Holocaust, a great writer… but also a linguist. Anna Laura and Giulio Lepschy, George Jochnowitz and other scholars have written important pages on this subject. Levi can teach us several lessons about Italian linguistics. As an essayist and brilliant writer, he gives us one such lesson when, with his “‘casual’ libertinage” in L’altrui mestiere

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Silvia Guerra Díaz

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Location: The Department of Special Collections, The Hesburgh Library

On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, Silvia Guerra will deliver the public lecture "Maldonado: enclave fundamental en la entrada del Río de la Plata," based on her research of one of the excellent Latin American history collections at the Hesburgh Library, the "María Díaz de de Guerra" Collection. This lecture will be in Spanish. On Wednesday, October 24, 2018, Silvia Guerra will do a bilingual reading of her latest anthology of poetry "Un mar en madrugada/A Sea at Dawn" with Jesse Lee Kercheval, Zona Gale Professor of English, University of Wisconsin, Madison.…

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Thu Oct 25, 2018

TERTULIA

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Location: Decio Commons - 1St Floor -Decio Hall

Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

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Join us for TERTULIA
(gathering with students)
Improve your conversational skills in Spanish!
Information Ivis Menes (Ivis.Menes.2@nd.edu) 
María Coloma (coloma.2@nd.edu) or María José Fernandez (mferna12@nd.edu)…

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Lecture: "Primo Levi e Dante: quattro casi (più o meno noti)" / "Primo Levi & Dante: Four Cases (More or Less Known)"- Prof. Fabrizio Franceschini (Pisa)

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Location: Special Collections

Dante’s Divina Commedia is one of the most, if not the most quoted book in the works of Primo Levi. In many books or chapters, often across several pages in a row, we find either explicit references or allusions to Dante. Since a systematic approach is impossible, a symptomatic approach will be proposed in this lecture. Professor Franceschini will consider:…

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Fri Oct 26, 2018

Yoga in Italian

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Location: Studio 1, Smith Center for Recreational Sports

In need of exercising, relaxing and keeping up with your Italian? Class is free, and will be conducted, by Tiziana Serafini, mostly in Italian with some English to illustrate poses.

Originally published at italianstudies.nd.edu

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