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Old Bones and New Life: Dante’s Physical and Literary Legacy with Dr. Guy Raffa (UT Austin) and Dr. Virginia Jewiss (Yale) | OCT 22
Old Bones and New Life: Dante’s Physical and Literary Legacy with Dr. Guy Raffa (UT Austin) and Dr. Virginia Jewiss (Yale) | OCT 2210/23/2021

On the occasion of the Italian Language Week in the World and of the celebrations for Dante's 700 anniversary, dr. Guy Raffa will present his recent book "Dante’s Bones: How a Poet Invented Italy" (Harvard 2020) and Dr. Virginia Jewiss will discuss her forthcoming translation of Dante’s "Vita Nuova" (Pengui...

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Gianrico Carofiglio: Three O'clock in the Morning (2021) | OCT 21
Gianrico Carofiglio: Three O'clock in the Morning (2021) | OCT 2110/21/2021

Gianrico Carofiglio presents the English edition of his novel “Le tre del mattino” (Einaudi 2017), during an online tour in collaboration with the IIC Los Angeles on the occasion of the 2021 Italian Language Week in the World. Antonio is on the brink of adulthood, still figuring out who he is and who he want...

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Update: entry into the United States10/20/2021

From November 8th the restrictions on flights arriving from the Schengen area (and therefore from Italy), the United Kingdom, Ireland, China, India and Brazil will be lifted for vaccinated people only. For vaccinated people arriving from Mexico and Canada, entry will also be allowed through the land border. According to the new CDC guidelines, all travelers...

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Dante: Poetry and Though | OCT 2010/12/2021

On the occasion of the Italian Language Week in the World and of the celebrations for Dante's 700 anniversary, an online symposium moderated by prof. Alessandro Carrera, University of Houston, with international guests, including philosopher Massimo Cacciari, who will present his upcoming volume Philosophy, Mysticism, and the Political: Essays on Dante (SUNY...

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Dante and Social Justice | OCT 1210/12/2021

On the occasion of the 2021 Italian Language Week in the World, the University of Arkansas in collaboration with the Consulate Generel of Italy presents: Dante and Social Justice Dennis Looney, Univ of Pittsburgh, MLA Dante and Social Justice: African American culture has been attentive to Dante Alighieri, the man and his writing, since the mid-19th century....

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