Italian Cultural Institute
December 3, 2015
4:30 - 6:30 pm
Library of Congress
James Madison Memorial Bldg
Mumford Rm & West Dining Rm, 6th FL
101 Independence Ave SE
Washington DC 20540

Dante invite

The Library of Congress European Division, its Poetry and Literature Center, its Rare Book and Special Collections Division and its John W. Kluge Center, in partnership with the Embassy of Italyand the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington, D.C. present Dante's Alighieri's 750th Birthday Anniversary at the Library of Congress featuring a panel discussion of distinguished scholars who will talk about the great Italian poet’s influence on music, American art and popular culture, philosophy, science and the law.

The panel discussion, moderated by Lucia Alma Wolf, Reference Librarian for the Italian collections in the Library's European Division, will take place at 4:30 p.m. and will include Francesco Ciabattoni, Georgetown University; Kristina Marie Olson, George Mason University; Bernardo Piciché, Virginia Commonwealth University; and Eugenio Refini, Johns Hopkins University.

Immediately following, at 5:30 p.m., a Dante Alighieri Collections Display will showcase unique treasures in the Library’s collections relating to Dante in the West Dining Room on the sixth floor of the Madison Building.

When: December 3, 2015 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Where: Library of Congress
           James Madison Memorial Building, Mumford Room and West Dining Room, 6th Floor 
           101 Independence Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20540

Entrance : Free of Charge - RSVP Required

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