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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Amicus eius: Dante and the Semantics of Friendship

Lecture | October 28 | 5 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, Townsend Center for the Humanities


Teodolinda Barolini, Columbia University

Department of Italian Studies

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Finding the Mother Lode: Italian Immigrants in California

Film - Documentary | October 30 | 7-9:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building


Giovanni Norelli and Suma Kurien, Documentary Film Directors

Department of Italian Studies


Finding the Mother Lode explores how Italian immigrants to California found economic success and social acceptance unlike any they had found in other parts of the United States.

This film recounts the history of Italians in California through the stories of men and women in seven communities throughout California woven together with comments from major scholars in the field.

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Monday, November 10, 2014

Working with Style: On Translating Boccaccio's Decameron

Lecture | November 10 | 5-7:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, Townsend Center for the Humanities


Wayne Rebhorn, 2014 PEN award winner, UT Austin

Department of Italian Studies