Upcoming Events

Thu Oct 17, 2019

Book Launch for Ruthann Johansen and E. Jane Doering

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Location: Morris Inn, Private Dining Room

Join the Kroc Institute in celebrating the publication of the book, When Fiction and Philosophy Meet: A Conversation with Flannery O’Connor and Simone Weil (Mercer University Press, 2019), co-authored by Ruthann Johansen, Professor Emerita in the Program of Liberal Studies and Kroc Institute Faculty Fellow, and Jane Doering, Director Emerita of the Teachers as Scholars Program.

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Film: At War (2018)

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Location: Browning Cinema

At War (2019) Official Trailer from Cinema Libre Studio on Vimeo.

At War (2018) / En Guerre

Director by Stéphane Brizé
France | Not Rated
115 minutes

Introduced by Nanovic Faculty Fellow Olivier Morel, joint assistant professor, romance languages and literatures and film, television, and theatre, at the University of Notre Dame.…

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Wed Oct 23, 2019

Thu Oct 24, 2019

Fri Oct 25, 2019

Fri Nov 1, 2019

Mon Nov 4, 2019

Wed Nov 6, 2019

Wed Nov 13, 2019

EUROCUP Team Trivia Tournament

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Location: 1060A, Nanovic Institute Commons Room

Teams compete to see who can claim the 2019 EUROCUP for European Trivia.  

Free and open to all undergraduate students.  

Originally published at nanovic.nd.edu.…

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Thu Nov 14, 2019

Italian Coffee Hour

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Location: Decio Commons

Giochi

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.…

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Mon Nov 18, 2019

Thu Nov 21, 2019

Italian Research Seminar - Valentina Geri (Ph.D. Candidate, Notre Dame)

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

Philip Roth and Primo Levi in 1986

“In arts it is repose to life: è filo teso per siti strani.” The Role of Anglophone Culture in Primo Levi and His Times.

Sponsored by the Center for Italian Studies, this seminar will examine the importance of Anglophone culture in Primo Levi’s work, beginning from his English-Italian palindrome from the short story “Calore vorticoso” (Lilít) – “In arts it is repose to life: è filo teso per siti strani.”

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Wed Dec 4, 2019

Fri Dec 6, 2019

Mon Dec 9, 2019

Italian Coffee Hour

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Location: Decio Commons

Natale

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.…

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Thu Jan 30, 2020

Italian Research Seminar - Justin Steinberg (Chicago)

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

The first meeting of the Italian Research Seminar in Spring 2020 will host a lecture by Prof. Justin Steinberg.

More details will be announced as the date approaches.

Justin Steinberg is Professor of Italian Literature at the University of Chicago. His scholarship focuses on medieval Italian literature, especially on Dante, Boccaccio, Petrarch, and the early lyric. Related interests include manuscript culture/material philology, reception studies, the connections between legal and literary culture, and medieval political theory. Currently, he is working on theological/legal/literary conceptions of fictio, 

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Thu Feb 20, 2020

Italian Research Seminar - MA student research presentations

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

The second meeting of the Italian Research Seminar in Spring 2020 will host research presentations by 2nd-year studnets in the Italian MA progam.

More details will be announced as the date approaches.


The Italian Research Seminar, a core event of the Center for Italian Studies, aims to provide a regular forum for faculty, postdoctoral scholars, graduate students, and colleagues from other universities to present and discuss their current research. The Seminar is vigorously interdisciplinary, and embraces all areas of Italian literature, language, and culture, as well as perceptions of Italy, its achievements and its peoples in other national and international cultures. The Seminar constitutes an important element in the effort by Notre Dame’s Center for Italian Studies to promote the study of Italy and to serve as a strategic point of contact for scholarly exchange.

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Wed Mar 11, 2020

Thu Mar 12, 2020

Fri Mar 13, 2020

Thu Mar 26, 2020

Italian Research Seminar - Roberto Dainotto (Duke)

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

The third meeting of the Italian Research Seminar in Spring 2020 will host a lecture by Prof. Roberto Dainotto.

More details will be announced as the date approaches.

Roberto Dainotto is Professor of Italian and of Literature at Duke University. He is the author of the edited volume Racconti Americani del ‘900

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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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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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Thu May 21, 2020

Dante's Ante-Purgatorio

Location: Rome Global Gateway, Via Ostilia, 15

Blake Dante Purgatory 9

Sponsored by the Devers Family Program in Dante Studies, this short ‘seminar’ on Dante’s Ante-Purgatorio will be held on the afternoon of Thursday 21 May 2020 and on the morning of Friday 22 May at the Notre Dame Rome Global Gateway in via Ostilia.…

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