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IN PERSON. Dante's Purgatory: Testing a New Idea

  • 21 Oct 2021
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • ATTEND IN PERSON at ICC's NEW LOCATION: Traffic Zone Building, 250 Third Ave N., suite 625, Minneapolis, MN 55401
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DANTE 700 is a series of online events, presented by The Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis / St. Paul, celebrating Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) on the 700th anniversary of his death. 



Everyone is encouraged to register for all the three events. However, each event will be independent
and will be accessible even without attending the others.

- IN ENGLISH -

IN PERSON and ONLINE

Please read our updated COVID-19 policy below


Dante's Purgatory: Testing a New Idea 
Thursday, October 21th, 6:00-7:00 PM
IN PERSON and ONLINE (In English)

Join Susan Noakes, Professor and Chair, Department of French and Italian, University of Minnesota, to discuss why Dante took up the brand new doctrine of the existence of Purgatory to help him formulate a principle to guide the life that had dramatically changed for him?


To attend IN PERSON, c
lick on the Register button in the upper left blue box.



ALSO AVAILABLE

Dante's Hell: Journey through Darkness and Ice
Friday, October 8th, 6:00-7:00 PM
Click here to attend IN PERSON
Click here to attend ONLINE


Dante's Paradise: How to Prepare to Dwell in the Presence of God
Thursday, November 4th, 6:00-7:00 PM
Click here to attend IN PERSON
Click here to attend ONLINE






Susan Noakes
has been a Professor at the University of Minnesota for almost 30 years, teaching both Italian and French medieval literature, and other subjects as needed.  Since 1968, she has regularly published articles and book chapters on Dante and other major figures of the Trecento, with an emphasis on the relation between literature and political and economic history.  She currently serves as Chair of the Department of French and Italian at the "U" and co-editor for Cambridge University Press of a series of 40 short studies ("Elements") on the Global Middle Ages.

Graphics by Zoe Cinel.




COVID POLICY UPDATE

This event will be held in-person and online (max. 12 attendees in person and unlimited online) at our new location: Traffic Zone Building, 250 Third Ave N., suite 625, Minneapolis, MN 55401.

For online participants, we will do our best to organize a smooth conversation between in-person and online attendees. 


COVID-19 Policy: all in-person participants will be required to provide, upon entry to the event, proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of the event and to wear a mask. Thank you for your collaboration. Please contact info@theitalianculturalcenter.org for any questions or concerns

The Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis/St. Paul is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization
  250 Third Ave N., Suite 625 | Minneapolis, MN 55401 | (612) 295-4111 

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