OVI Videoconference Seminar: Verso un atlante grammaticale della lingua italiana delle origini (Towards a Grammatical Atlas of Early Italian) - Marcello Barbato


Location: Information Technology Center, Room 121

“Maps, Texts, and Words in Early Italian”

This is the fourth seminar in the 2017 series, hosted by the Italian Studies Program, in partnership with the CNR Institute Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (OVI). The series examines a wide range of topics related to early Italian studies, including: Dante’s Commedia, the geographical representation of linguistic data, and the production and circulation of manuscripts in Tuscany in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. The confirmed speakers are: Marcello Barbato (“L’Orientale,” Napoli), Cristiano Lorenzi Biondi (OVI), Theodore J. Cachey Jr. (University of Notre Dame), Mariafrancesca Giuliani (OVI), Paolo Squillacioti (OVI), and Giulio Vaccaro (OVI).

We will be using ZOOM ( to connect. Anyone (in the world) can join the seminars (up to 50 people; participation is on a first come, first served basis). Participants just need a good internet connection, a webcam with a microphone, and speakers. Ipads, tablets, and smart phones can also be used. Please contact Demetrio Yocum ( to sign up for the seminars and for more details on how to connect via zoom.

Further information about the seminar series may be found here.

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