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Sonetti Lussuriosi di Pietro Aretino

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Excerpts from a lovely book on Florence and the Sonnets of Pietro Aretino:

“This was Mama’s city, her spiritual home, the place where it all began: Giotto, Michelangelo, Leonardo, the Medici…, the cradle of the Renaissance, the discovery of the world and of man.” 197 more words

Italian Studies

15th Annual Chicago Cervantes Symposium

This year the Chicago Cervantes Symposium is hosted by the Instituto Cervantes of Chicago and sponsored by The Cervantes Society of America, The Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies, and DePaul University. 100 more words


Historical Italian Feast Recipes

Imagine feasting in this pavilion…

On authentic Italian Renaissance dishes such as pork sausages cooked in wine, Rose & lavender drinks, tagliatelle pasta, fried spinach, and lamb meatballs. 132 more words

Italian Studies

New publication: Eccentricity and Sameness

«‘Eccentricity and Sameness ’adds a new chapter to the history of same-sex relations between women in modern Europe. Shedding light on Italy’s dark sexual past, Ross explores multiple discursive realms, including sexology and literature, to show convincingly why the study of lesbianism matters.» (Laura Doan, Professor of Cultural History and Sexuality Studies, University of Manchester) 300 more words

Women's Studies

Italian Lunch Feast Menu & Gulf Wars XXIV Schedule

Menu for our period lunch feast next Friday at Gulf Wars (click here to donate and reserve your space!):

Primo servito di Credenza – First service from the side board… 99 more words

Italian Studies

New URL & new era

I noticed since its humble beginnings in 2011, when I started putting my notes online while I studied for a GCSE in Italian, over 250,000 people visited robinonawire, many of them sent there by search engines or (increasingly), other websites that linked into my notes. 380 more words


Order Sons of Italy in America offers internship opportunities

The National Office of the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA) sponsors an internship program that gives students the opportunity to experience and perform in a working environment. 146 more words