“Of the vice and virtue of mankind.” Dante’s Ulysses and the Italian Orientalism.

A talk by Andrea Celli (University of Connecticut)
Feb 28, 2024 at -

This event is cosponsored by the Center for Italian Studies.

“Traces of University Teaching in Renaissance Books: Examples and Problems”

A talk with David Lines (University of Warwick)
Mar 13, 2024 at -

Both teachers and students have left remarkable traces of university lectures in surviving manuscripts and printed books. Professors often wrote out their lectures by hand. Their students kept a record of…

Oltre i bordi

Screening with Director Simone Brioni
Mar 27, 2024 at -

Film screening and Q&A with the director.

From Application to Campus Visit

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Job Market
Mar 29, 2024 at -

Facilitator: Dr. Corine Labridy, Assistant Professor, French and Francophone, Italian, and Germanic Studies

Convener: Lourdes G. Contreras, CETLI Graduate Fellow, Italian Studies


Dr. Labridy…

Early Readers of Machiavelli: What we know, what they teach us

A lecture by Gabriele Pedullà (Università Roma 3)
Apr 10, 2024 at -

This event is cosponsored by the Center for Italian Studies.

Machiavelli the Aristotelian? Discussing the Greek Sources of Modern Political Thought

Apr 11, 2024 at -

In a letter that he wrote to Francesco Vettori on 26 August 1513, Niccolò Machiavelli rejects Aristotle’s teaching in political matters, suggesting that practice is a better teacher than authority. Machiavelli did…