Category Archives: Italiaans

New in the collection: e-books

Aida Audeh, Nick Havely (eds.), Dante in the long Nineteenth century: nationality, identity, and appropriation, Oxford University press 2012. Enrique Ávila López, Modern Spain, ABC-CLIO 2015. Maryellen Bieder, Roberta Johnson (eds.), Spanish women writers and Spain’s civil war, Routledge 2016. … Continue reading

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Silvana Grasso: international conference in Utrecht

The Department of Italian Studies at the University of Utrecht organizes on next May 24th an international conference on Italian writer Silvana Grasso: L’opera di Silvana Grasso: poetica, generi e filologia. Grasso’s work has been translated into several languages, her … Continue reading

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New in the collection: e-books

Farid Laroussi, Postcolonial counterpoint : orientalism, France, and the Maghreb, University of Toronto Press, 2016. R. Pickering-Iazzi (ed), The Italian antimafia, new media, and the culture of legality, University of Toronto Press, 2017.

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On Italy’s Liberation day: Umberto Eco and Ur-Fascism

Every April 25th Italy commemorates the end of both Mussolini’s regime and the Nazi occupation of the Country: the date, made into a national holiday in 1946, corresponds to the Comitato di Liberazione Nazionale Alta Italia (CLNAI – National Liberation … Continue reading

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Resistance as friendship: Ada Gobetti’s Diario partigiano

I mentioned Ada Gobetti earlier on this blog and lately made her the topic of my contribution to the first issue of FIS, the magazine of Romance languages and cultures’ students at the University of Amsterdam. The more I am … Continue reading

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The Italian university professors’ oath of allegiance to fascism (1931)

«I swear fidelity to the King, to his Royal successors and to the Fascist regime, and I swear to respect the [National Fascist Party’s] Statute and the other laws of the State, and to fulfil my teacher’s and all academics’ … Continue reading

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ITALNED online woordenboeken beschikbaar via de UvA Bibliotheek

Sinds kort heeft de UvA Bibliotheek een abonnement op de online woordenboeken van ITALNED, de stichting (voorzitter is prof. Vincenzo Lo Cascio, UvA-emeritus hoogleraar Italiaanse Taalkunde), die als doel heeft «de verspreiding van de Italiaanse taal en cultuur in de … Continue reading

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