Devers Program in Dante Studies
Dante Studies

Program description and history, contact and visitor information.

Conferences, lecture series, visiting professorships, courses, and library tours.

In support of collection development in Dante and Italian Studies.

The Devers Series in Dante and Medieval Italian Literature, published by the University of Notre Dame Press.

The ItalNet Consortium for the creation of online scholarly resources in Italian studies.

In support of research and teaching, for ND students, faculty, and
visiting researchers.

Other Web resources related to Dante studies.



The William & Katherine Devers Program in Dante Studies at the University of Notre Dame supports rare book acquisitions in the John A. Zahm, C.S.C., Dante Collection, as well as teaching and research about Dante across the Arts & Letters curriculum, in particular in the Medieval and Italian Studies areas, through the sponsorship of conferences, fellowships, lecture series, seminars, and visiting professorships. It also sponsors print and electronic publications of scholarly research through the Devers Series in Dante Studies, published by the University of Notre Dame Press, and other scholarly digital resources in the Italian Studies area. The Devers Program also funds an annual program of research and travel grants for faculty and students.





"Dante's Other Works" 2015: A Celebration of the 750th Anniversary of Dante's Birth

In 2015, the 750th anniversary of Dante's birth, Italian Studies at Notre Dame will host a celebration of the poet's so-called "minor works" with a lecture series and a publication.

Co-sponsored by the William & Katherine Devers Program in Dante Studies and Italian Studies at Notre Dame, the series will take place on eight Thursdays throughout 2015, beginning in January and ending in November. Twelve prominent scholars from the US, Italy and the UK have been invited to deliver lectures in the series. More...





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Interpreting Dante: Essays on the Traditions of Dante Commentary

Edited by Paola Nasti and Claudia Rossignoli

The William & Katherine Devers Series in Dante and Medieval Italian Literature, Volume 13

"Interpreting Dante is an extremely valuable and timely contribution to scholarship on the Dante commentary tradition. Such a collection, devoted both to methodological problems and to single cases, is a novelty. Additionally, as the first comprehensive volume on the topic in English, it will serve as an invaluable resource for students and scholars."

— Anna Pegoretti, University of Warwick




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