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Sun Apr 1, 2018

Wed Apr 4, 2018



Location: Decio Commons (1st Floor - Decio Hall)

Tertulia Flyer Sp18

Improve your conversational skills in Spanish!…

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Thu Apr 5, 2018



Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

For fifty consecutive summers, the residents of tiny hill town in Tuscany have confronted the issues that they, like many other Italians, find most pressing or worrisome by turning their lives into a play, which they then perform in the village square.

Following their production in 2012 over the course of a year, this beautiful, fascinating, timely film speaks well beyond the walls of the little piazza in Monticchiello and makes a potent argument for the power and fragility of art.…

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Sun Apr 8, 2018

Mon Apr 9, 2018

French Translation workshop


Location: 131 Decio Hall

Atelier Traduction Spring 2018

Come practice your language skills in this French Translation workshop!

We meet once a month on a Monday from 5-6pm in Decio 131. Feel free to come

to one or all of them! Bring a text with you or get ready for a surprise! 

At least one year of French required. See the poster for more details.…

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Tue Apr 10, 2018

Wed Apr 11, 2018

"Literature, History and Humanity: Reflecting on the Shoah in Italy through the Words of Primo Levi and the Jewish Community of Rome


Location: Main Building, Room 500

Italian Studies at Notre Dame and the Rome Global Gateway invite you to a reading and conversation that will bring together the Notre Dame community in Rome and on the main campus to reflect on how significant voices from the past can help us affirm humanity, work responsibly towards the future and express Notre Dame's continued commitment to education as a vital force for civil rights, human rights, and social justice against violence and oppression. 

Readings from Rome will feature passages from Giacoma Limentani's Trilogy and Giacomo Debenedetti's October 16, 1943.

Refreshments served. Click here to RVSP.Texts from the main campus will feature works of Primo Levi.

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Thu Apr 12, 2018

Fri Apr 13, 2018

Annual Italian Concert: Ribelli e rivoluzionari: The Role of the Artist in Italy


Location: Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

A live concert of Italian music -- jazz, rock, pop, opera and romantic -- from the 1950s to today. Come and sing along!

The concert is free but ticketed. Contact the box office at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center (574) 631- 2800 to reserve yours.

This event is part of Romance Languages International Week.

Co-sponsored by Italian Studies at Notre Dame, the College of Arts and Letters and the Nanovic Institute of European Studies.

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Sat Apr 14, 2018

Sun Apr 15, 2018

Wed Apr 18, 2018

Thu Apr 19, 2018

Research Seminar: "From Surface to Symptom and Back Again: Reading Isabella d’Este’s Correspondence" - Deanna Shemek (UC Santa Cruz)


Location: Special Collections

The Italian Research Seminar

Deanna Shemek (UC Santa Cruz) - “From Surface to Symptom and Back Again: Reading Isabella d’Este’s Correspondence”

The talk will be followed by a discussion and a reception. Co-sponsored by Italian Studies at Notre Dame and the William and Katherine Devers Program in Dante Studies.

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Sun Apr 22, 2018

Wed Apr 25, 2018

Free Yoga Classes in Italian


Location: Smith Center Studio 1

In need of exercising, relaxing and keeping up with your Italian? You can do all three in just one hour! Classes will be conducted mostly in Italian with some English to illustrate poses. With Professor of Italian and Yoga instructor Tiziana Serafini.…

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