Upcoming Events

Lecture (Italian Studies): "Towards a New Biography of Dante Alighieri" - Paolo Pellegrini (Verona)

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Location: Rare Books and Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

Paolo Pellegrini received his Ph.D. in Philology of Italian Literature. He has been a tenured Assistant Professor in Italian philology and linguistics (SSD 10/F-3) at Università di Verona, Department of Cultures and Civilizations, licensed to the role of Full Professor in 2017. His talk will concern Dante's biography. 

Teleconference (Italian Studies): "Re-reading Dante's Vita nova: Chapters 19-24"

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Location: Room 121, Information Technology Center

"Re-reading Dante’s Vita nova" is a collaborative research project involving researchers from University College London, the University of Bristol, the University of Cambridge, the University of Leeds, the University of Notre Dame, the University of Oxford, the University of Reading, and the University of Warwick. This event will be hosted at the University of Bristol, and the discussion will take place mostly in English. Notre Dame will participate via teleconference. Breakfast provided.

Rediscovering Lost Music of the Church (NDIAS and Campus Ministry): A Basilica Schola Vespers Concert

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Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Death Of Joseph Basilica

Join Campus Ministry and the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study for the distinctive opportunity to hear the North American premiere of two recently rediscovered works: the first is a choral Mass setting by the renowned French organist and composer Jean Titelouze (1563-1633), which will be introduced by Jonathan Hehn, Choral Program Director and organist; the second is a set of nine medieval chants (12th and 14th centuries) sung during the rites for the sick and dying, previously referred to in the Church as the Commendation of the Soul (Commendatio animae), which will be introduced by the scholar who recently uncovered them, Elaine Stratton Hild, Spring 2018 Distinguished Fellow at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study and researcher from the Universität Würzburg, Germany.

OVI Videoconference Seminar (Italian Studies): David Lummus, “Intertestualità e storia in Decameron IX 1. Boccaccio tra Cavalcanti e Dante”

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Location: Room 121, Information Technology Center

This seminar is the third part of a series of seminars focusing on early Italian literary texts of specific historical periods and from a double perspective: one more attentive to textual-linguistic issues and led by scholars at the OVI; the other more focused on critical-historical-literary matters and led by scholars associated with and invited by Notre Dame. 

OVI Videoconference Seminar (Italian Studies): Cosimo Burgassi e Speranza Cerullo, “Tradurre dal latino in italiano nel Trecento: due casi di studio”

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Location: Room 121, Information Technology Center

This seminar is the third part of a series of seminars focusing on early Italian literary texts of specific historical periods and from a double perspective: one more attentive to textual-linguistic issues and led by scholars at the OVI; the other more focused on critical-historical-literary matters and led by scholars associated with and invited by Notre Dame. 

Medieval Institute Graduation

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Location: Alumni Hall Chapel

Each year, the Medieval Institute honors its graduating students with an all-Latin ceremony. Light refreshments for the graduates and their guests will follow in the Alumni Hall courtyard at the conclusion of the ceremony. Congratulations to them all!…

Summer Courses Begin: Latin Paleography and Diplomatics

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During the summer, the Medieval Institute regularly offers classes in medieval languages and paleography to graduate students and qualified undergraduates from Notre Dame and elsewhere. Occasional offerings are also available in history, English, theology, and other fields. While in summer residence, students have access to the abundant resources of the Medieval Institute and its renowned library.…