Upcoming Events

“Dante’s Other Works”: A Celebration

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Location: Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries

Session 3

Rime - Manuele Gragnolati, Professor of Italian Literature, Somerville College, University of Oxford

Cosponsored by the William & Katherine Devers Program in Dante Studies and Italian Studies at Notre Dame, a series of lectures on the poet Dante’s so-called “minor works” will take place on eight Thursdays throughout 2015, beginning in January and ending in November. Twelve prominent scholars from the U.S., Italy, and the U.K. have been invited to speak. Each lecturer will address one or more of the “other works” by presenting the principal interpretive trends and issues relating to the text and focusing on some of its particularly interesting aspects.…

MI Undergraduate Colloquium

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Location: 715J Hesburgh Library (MI Seminar Room A)

Every year, undergraduate students who have taken medieval studies courses present papers on a wide range of topics. The 20-minute presentations are based on research work undertaken for a course and students are nominated for participation by their teachers. The papers are grouped into two sessions (one from 11 a.m. to noon and the second from 1 to 2 p.m.), and all participants and audience members are provided with a buffet lunch between the presentation periods.…

MI Coffee Hour

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Location: Medieval Institute Kitchen (700 Hesburgh Library)

The graduate students of the Medieval Institute invite medievalist graduate students, faculty, and visiting researchers to join them for coffee, tea, light snacks, and casual conversation.…

“Dante’s Other Works”: A Celebration

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Location: Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries

Session 4

Convivia - Simon Gilson, Professor of Italian, University of Warwick
De vulgari eloquentia - Steven Botterill, Associate Professor of Italian Studies, University of California - Berkeley

Cosponsored by the William & Katherine Devers Program in Dante Studies and Italian Studies at Notre Dame, a series of lectures on the poet Dante’s so-called “minor works” will take place on eight Thursdays throughout 2015, beginning in January and ending in November. Twelve prominent scholars from the U.S., Italy, and the U.K. have been invited to speak. Each lecturer will address one or more of the “other works” by presenting the principal interpretive trends and issues relating to the text and focusing on some of its particularly interesting aspects.…

Biduum Latinum: De Remediis Tristitiae

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Location: Creek House

Oral Latin Immersion Weekend

Sessions will begin on Friday evening, April 17, and continue all day Saturday and Sunday morning. Anyone with two semesters of Latin may attend. The cost is $20 (including all meals). For more information, contact Erik Ellis

MI Coffee Hour

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Location: Medieval Institute Kitchen (700 Hesburgh Library)

The graduate students of the Medieval Institute invite medievalist graduate students, faculty, and visiting researchers to join them for coffee, tea, light snacks, and casual conversation.…

Jonathan Boulton Lecture

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Location: Medieval Institute Reading Room (715 Hesburgh Library)

Professor Jonathan Boulton (ND, Medieval Institute and History) will deliver a lecture. A reception specially honoring Prof. Boulton on the occasion of his retirement will follow.

Prof. D’Arcy Jonathan Dacre Boulton studies Latin European nobilities and has published widely on many aspects of this topic. A revised second edition of his Knights of the Crown: Monarchical Orders of Knighthood in Later Medieval Europe, 1326-1520