Applications Open for Rome Seminar 2020

Author: Costanza Montanari

The Rome Global Gateway is glad to announce the opening of the application process for the Rome Seminar 2020 which will take place from June 10 to July 5th, 2020.

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Every summer since 2011, the Rome gateway has hosted this unique research opportunity for graduate students. This year the seminar was made possible by generous support from  Stanford University

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The Rome Gateway and the Center for Italian Studies to Collaborate on Enriching the Rome Library Italian Literature Collection

Author: Costanza Montanari

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The Rome Global Gateway and the Center for Italian Studies have started a collaboration to enrich the Rome library collection during the academic year 2018-2019. Due to last year’s success, the collaboration was extended to the current academic year 2019-2020. The first project in this collaboration will involve the acquisition of a collection of Italian literature from its origins in the XIII

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2018-19 titles in The Devers Series in Dante and Medieval Italian Literature

Author: Staff

Between February 2018 and June 2019, the Devers Series in Dante and Medieval Italian Literature saw the publication of four new books on topics ranging from the reception of Dante's Beatrice and the early modern impact of Boccaccio's works to a critical edition of an Italian version of the Meditations on the Life of Christ and a in-depth study of how medieval ideas of the body and gender inspired Boccaccio’s vernacular and Latin writings.

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Exhibition: "The Sixth Centenary Festival of Dante"

Author: Anne Leone

In May of 1865, the city of Florence honored the 600th birthday of Dante Alighieri with a lavish three-day festival that included public celebrations of the author's works, concerts, and exhibitions. Our current spotlight exhibit displays some of the literary and commemorative publications released in conjunction with this important festival. Curated by Tracy Bergstrom, Curator, Zahm Dante and Early Italian Imprints Collection, the exhibit is open to the public 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday, through December 18, 2015 in Special Collections, Hesburgh Library.


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New Library acquisition: Fragmenta vestigii veteris Romae ex lapidibus Farnesianis...

Author: Tracy Bergstrom

The Department of Rare Books and Special Collections has recently acquired the following item: 


Bellori, Giovanni Pietro. Fragmenta vestigii veteris Romae ex lapidibus Farnesianis nunc primum in lucem edita, cum notis Io. Petri Bellorii, ad Eminentiss. ac Reverendiss. Camillum Maximum S.R.E. Cardinalem. Rome: Typis I. Corvi, sumptibus Ioannis Iacobi de Rubeis, 1673.

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