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Thu Apr 2, 2020

Fourth Annual Ravarino Lecture - William Caferro (Vanderbilt)

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Location: Rare Books & Special Collections (102 Hesburgh Library)

The Center for Italian Studies presents the fourth annual Ravarino Lecture on April 2, 2020, which will be delivered by William Caferro, who is Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of History and Professor of Classical and Mediterranean Studies at Vanderbilt University.

More details will be posted here as the date approaches.

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Fri Apr 3, 2020

Senior Thesis Reception

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Location: The Forum at Jenkins Nanovic

Dean Sarah Mustillo will host the College’s annual reception for undergraduate students who have completed a senior thesis project in Arts and Letters. The gathering is designed to recognize this group of dedicated students — along with their advisors and mentors — for all of their hard work. 

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Mon Apr 6, 2020

Wed Apr 15, 2020

Thu Apr 16, 2020

French Table Canceled

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Location: 335 Bond Hall

French Table Spring 2020

Spring 2020 French Table with Sarah Hucy & Solenne Carteron.

Light refreshments, Sponsored by the CSLC…

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Fri Apr 17, 2020

FREE YOGA CLASSES IN ITALIAN - Canceled

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Location: Duncan, Smith Center Studio 1

FREE YOGA CLASSES IN ITALIAN SPRING 2020

Yoga Spring 2020 Flyer

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 Registered Yoga Instructor Tiziana Serafini.…

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Tue Apr 21, 2020

Wed Apr 22, 2020

Painting Italy

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Location: Zoom

Painting Italy -

Try your hand at painting or drawing an Italian scene from a photo of your choosing. Learn a bit about your scene first so we can chat about it with others while we sketch.

Materials: Paper and whatever drawing/painting tools you have available to you, from a full palette of oils or watercolors, to crayons or markers.

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Thu Apr 23, 2020

Italian Research Seminar - Massimo Riva (Brown)

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Location: Rare Books & Special Collections (102 Hesburgh Library)

The final meeting of the Italian Research Seminar in Spring 2020 will host a lecture by Prof. Massimo Riva.

More details will be announced as the date approaches.

Massimo Riva ​is a professor of Italian Studies and the director of the Virtual Humanities Lab at Brown University. His teaching ranges from Boccaccio’s Decameron

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Fri Apr 24, 2020

Conference: "Set to music: Music and Performance as a Pedagogical Tool in the Foreign Language and Culture Classroom"

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Location: Eck Visitors Center Auditorium

“Music is a more potent instrument than any other for education, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul.” – Plato

The focus of this conference seeks to investigate the theories that support the use of music and performance more broadly as pedagogical tools, and to explore practical ways to implement activities related to music and performance in the classroom.…

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Sat Apr 25, 2020

Conference: "Set to music: Music and Performance as a Pedagogical Tool in the Foreign Language and Culture Classroom"

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Location: Duncan Student Center, 5th floor

“Music is a more potent instrument than any other for education, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul.” – Plato

The focus of this conference seeks to investigate the theories that support the use of music and performance more broadly as pedagogical tools, and to explore practical ways to implement activities related to music and performance in the classroom.…

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Tue Apr 28, 2020