Events: Conferences

Friday, March 5, 2021

Workshop: Dante's Antipurgatorio III

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Location: Zoom

Blake Dante Purgatory 9

Between January 2021 and May 2022, the Center for Italian Studies and the Devers Family Program in Dante Studies will host a series of workshops on the first nine cantos of Dante's Purgatorio and associated themes.

The main aim of the series is to begin to assess the functions, structures, and principal concerns of the "Ante-Purgatory," arguably the most original section of Dante's afterlife.…

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Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Friday, March 12, 2021

Friday, March 19, 2021

Dante in America III

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Location: Zoom

In connection with the 2021 Dante centenary, the Devers Program in Dante Studies and the Center for Italian Studies are organizing a year-long lecture series, which will be held on the Notre Dame campus throughout the 2021 calendar year. The aim of the series is to assess the ways in which Dante has impacted the literary and popular culture of the United States. The series is divided into six sessions. Each session will consist of two speakers who will speak for 30-45 minutes each. The series will address topics including translation, iconography, library collections, the Civil War era, African-American literary culture, American religious culture, American poetry and narrative, and Italian-American culture.…

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