One reads in many different ways, as is well known: a multiplicity of styles, of situations, of degrees of attention, ranging from absolute concentration to non-reading. But the idea of reading Dante’s entire Commedia in one week is nonetheless impressive, especially for those who have read it, well or badly, a little at a time, in the three long years of high school. Continue reading “Reading the entire Commedia in seven days: material culture in Dante’s middle ages”
“Imago, studi di cinema e media”, 21 (Bulzoni editore): history, research, methodologies, case studies, between the second post-war period and the end of the 1990s Continue reading “Film distribution before the digital revolution”
The conference “Tradizione e conservazione: archivi roveretani tra antico e moderno” (Tradition and Preservation: Rovereto Archives between Ancient and Modern) will be held online on March 1st and 2nd, 2021. The meeting is organized by the Interuniversity Research Center for “Studies on Tradition” and the Civic Library “Girolamo Tartarotti” of Rovereto, under the patronage of Editori Laterza and the Dioguardi Foundation.The book and archival collections of the city of Rovereto represent a material of extraordinary importance for the history of Italian and European culture and, in particular, for the tradition of classical studies.Continue reading “Tradition and Preservation: Rovereto Archives between Ancient and Modern (Rovereto, March 1-2, 2021)”
The Gramsci centre for the humanities/Centro di studi gramsciani is a research centre founded in 2020.
The double header – Gramsci centre for the humanities / Centro di studi gramsciani – is not only a very free presentation of the same content in two languages. It also refers to a dual function. On the one hand, the scientific observation of Gramsci’s work, his legacy, his method; on the other hand, research on some of Gramsci’s themes – organization of cultural work; intellectuals; politics and culture… – in their current implications: in new terms. Continue reading “Welcome to the website of the Centro Gramsci of San Marino”
“What is the point of knowing the history of the ancient Romans?”
“I use the right not to answer: if we really had to ask ourselves “what is the point” of a fundamental phase of our historical, political and legal identity, we would be in a very bad way. And anyway, who can say to know all the Roman history? Continue reading “The special history of the ancient Romans”