Milan, Italy

International Summer School on Alessandro Manzoni

when 10 July 2023 - 13 July 2023
language Italian
duration 1 week
fee EUR 430

The last academic research issues on the work of Alessandro Manzoni, one of the most important Italian and European poets and novelists, whose masterpiece, "I promessi sposi", set in the early 17th-Century Lombardy, is ranked among the most significant novels in literature worldwide. This year, on the 150° anniversary of his death, the summer school will take place in Milan, with visits to the famous "Manzonian places", source of inspiration for the novelist, who used to define them as "A Country that I would call one of the most beautiful in the world (Lecco, Lake of Como). An immersive learning experience characterized by debate and idea-sharing among lecturers and participants.

Course leader

Pierantonio Frare, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore;
Simona Lomolino, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Target group

Students, Ph.D., researchers, scholars, and lovers of Italian Literature and culture with appropriate knowledge of the Italian language

Course aim

To illustrate some of the last academic research issues and outcomes about the work and the figure of Alessandro Manzoni and to create an international learning community.

Fee info

EUR 430: Fee reduction available for university students, for alumni of the Scuola Estiva "Studi manzoniani" - Università Cattolica, for Premium members of the Community Alumni - Università Cattolica