Recent Events

Camilla Hawthorne, Abolition Geographies in the Black Mediterranean

Camilla Hawthorne

We are pleased to welcome Professor Camilla Hawthorne (UC Santa Cruz) for a talk titled "Abolition Geographies in the Black Mediterranean."

 

When: November 18, 2021 - 5 PM (EST)

Where: On Zoom, see link

 

Registration required for the Zoom event: click here.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Date: 18 November 2021

Africana Dantes

Africana Dantes 2021: Creative Responses to the Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri. Tomorrow, September 30, 6:00 PM; Kelly Writers House | 3805 Locust Walk | Class of 1942 Garden.

Date: 30 September 2021

Undergraduate Virtual Open House August 26th 11:00-12:00 ET

Join us for the Undergraduate Virtual Visit with Italian Faculty via Zoom. Bring your questions about the Major, Minor, Certificate, Study Abroad, Awards & Prizes, and the Language Requirement. Please see the Canvas Page for more information and the zoom link.

Date: 26 August 2021

Laura Benedetti (Georgetown Univ.) on Venice and Cairo in the Renaissance

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On Tuesday April 27 at noon EST, we're excited to welcome Prof. Laura Benedetti from Georgetown University, who will give a talk entitled

"Mediterranean Diplomacy in the Early Sixteenth Century: Domenico Trevisan’s Journey from Venice to Cairo."

To register plese use:

Date: 27 April 2021

A semester with Carlo Ginzburg (event 5)

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Join us for the last event in the series sponsored by the Center for Italian Studies, the Italian Studies Section of the Department of Romance Languages, and the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts 

Carlo Ginzburg (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)

 

Date: 12 April 2021

Diego Pirillo (UC Berkeley) on 18th-century Philadelphia

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Prof. Diego Pirillo (University of California, Berkeley)

“The Republic of Letters in 18th-century Philadelphia.”

Part of the Workshop in the History of Material Texts. For the Zoom link please sign up for the listserv of the Workshop at https://pennmaterialtexts.org/about/

Date: 12 April 2021

A semester with Carlo Ginzburg (event 4)

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The Center for Italian Studies, the Italian Studies Section of the Department of Romance Languages, and the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts welcome distinguished historian

Carlo Ginzburg (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)

for a series of online lectures and conversations. All events are at noon EST.

Date: 6 April 2021

A semester with Carlo Ginzburg (event 3)

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The Center for Italian Studies, the Italian Studies Section of the Department of Romance Languages, and the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts welcome distinguished historian

Carlo Ginzburg (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)

for a series of online lectures and conversations. All events are at noon.

Date: 16 March 2021

A semester with Carlo Ginzburg (event 2)

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The Center for Italian Studies, the Italian Studies Section of the Department of Romance Languages, and the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts welcome distinguished historian

 

Carlo Ginzburg (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)

 

Date: 2 March 2021

A semester with Carlo Ginzburg (event 1)

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The Center for Italian Studies, the Italian Studies Section of the Department of Romance Languages, and the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts welcome distinguished historian

Carlo Ginzburg (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)

for a series of online lectures and conversations.

Registration and more information is available at

Date: 23 February 2021