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Dante 700 Marking the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri's passing

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Visiting the Istituto Italiano di Cultura
Visiting the Istituto Italiano di CulturaThursday, October 31, 2019 → Friday, December 31, 2021

In view of the recent lockdown imposed by the provincial and municipal governments, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura will be closed to the public until further notice. For students picking up textbooks for the language courses offered by the Istituto, we kindly ask that you request an appointment via email at corsi.iictoronto@esteri.it. ...

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Virtual Exhibition: Majesty.  Illusion Between Canada and Italy @ DesignTO 2021
Virtual Exhibition: Majesty. Illusion Between Canada and Italy @ DesignTO 2021Monday, October 19, 2020 → Sunday, February 28, 2021

DesignTO 2021 MAJESTYIllusion Between Italy and Canada a virtual exhibition by designers Chiara Andreatti and Francesco Faccin presented by Istituto Italiano di Cultura - Toronto curated by Maria Cristina Didero and Francesca Molteni CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE ONLINE EXHIBITION MAJESTY   CLICK HERE TO READ THE ART...

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DANTE 700 | Eventi 2021
DANTE 700 | Eventi 2021Friday, January 01, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

With a year-long calendar of events, Italy marks the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s passing. Dante, known as the father of the Italian language, was born in Florence in 1265 and died in Ravenna in 1321. His epic poem, The Divine Comedy, is considered an iconic masterpiece of medieval literature that has insp...

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Emerging Ecologies at DesignTO 2021 | Part of the Italy Under Construction Installment Series
Emerging Ecologies at DesignTO 2021 | Part of the "Italy Under Construction Installment" SeriesThursday, January 21, 2021 → Monday, March 01, 2021

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto is pleased to present Emerging Ecologies, the next installment in the Italy Under Construction series, as part of the 2021 DesignTO lineup.  The exhibition will be available for viewing on the Italy Under Construction website.  In addition, a special video pre...

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Book Presentation | True North by Francesco Nava
Book Presentation | True North by Francesco NavaSunday, February 28, 2021

The Dante Alighieri Society of Ottawa presents True North by Fabrizio NavaFormer Counsellor and Vice-Head of MissionEmbassy of Italy in Canada2013-2017 with the participation of His Excellency Claudio TaffuriAmbassador of Italy to Canada Sunday, February 28 | 2:00PM EST Online  Event CLICK HERE TO ...

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Renaissance Readers and Their Books: Representations of a Fugitive Act
Renaissance Readers and Their Books: Representations of a Fugitive ActSunday, March 07, 2021

Renaissance Readers and Their Books: Representations of a Fugitive Act Webinar Dr. Antonio RicciAssociate Professor of HumanitiesYork University Sunday, March 7 | 2:00PM EDT ZOOM Webinar | Registration Required CLICK HERE TO REGISTER The image of a person holding a book appears frequently in Renaissance...

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Il colibrì (The Hummingbird) by Sandro Veronesi | Italian Book Club of the Dante Alighieri Society of BC
Il colibrì (The Hummingbird) by Sandro Veronesi | Italian Book Club of the Dante Alighieri Society of BCTuesday, March 16, 2021

Presented by the Dante Alighieri Society of BC, with the support of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto. The next meeting of the Italian Book Club will take place on Tuesday, March 16, at 8:30PM EST / 5:30PM PST. The group will discuss the novel The Hummingbird (Il colibrì) by Sandro Veronesi (La nave...

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DANTE 700 | Toronto Salutes Dante
DANTE 700 | Toronto Salutes DanteThursday, March 25, 2021

Thursday, March 25 (SERIES DATES TO BE CONFIRMED) DANTEDÌMultilingual Reading Series Toronto Salutes Dante Dante's Inferno as you've never heard it. Dante, known as the father of the Italian language, was born in Florence in 1265 and died in Ravenna in 1321.His epic poem, The Divine Comedy, is considered an ...

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Pirandello’s Six Characters in Search of an Author 1921:  From Rome to Niagara on the Lake
Pirandello’s Six Characters in Search of an Author 1921: From Rome to Niagara on the Lake Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Pirandello’s Six Characters in Search of an Author 1921:From Rome to Niagara-on-the-Lake Tuesday, March 30 | 3:00PM EST Tadeusz BradeckiDirector Domenico PietropaoloProfessorDepartment of Italian StudiesUniversity of Toronto Donato SanteramoHeadDepartment of Languages, Literatures and CulturesQueen's Universi...

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DANTE 700 | Biography and Self-telling in Dante
DANTE 700 | Biography and Self-telling in DanteWednesday, April 21, 2021

  Wednesday, April 21 | TIME TO BE CONFIRMED Webinar Biography and Self-telling in Dante Elisa BrilliAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Italian Studies | Centre for Medieval StudiesUniversity of Toronto ZOOM Webinar | Registration Required REGISTRATION LINK COMING SOON Writing a biography of Dante is a challenge ...

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