Loyola University Maryland

Modern Languages & Literatures

Chinese-Italian Week

Antique images from Chinese and Italian landscapes
Sunday, Feb. 13 Mass in Italian
2 p.m., Alumni Memorial Chapel, Celebrated by Fr. Giuliano Gargiulo
Monday, Feb. 14 "Writing the World and Mapping the Text: Marco Polo's Le Devisement dou Monde"
7 p.m., Join via Zoom, A talk by Dr. Stephen McCormick, Washington & Lee University
Tuesday, Feb. 15 "Chinatown in Milan" Zoom forum with Marianna Hu, international law student at the Universita Cattolica and Italian-Born Chinese in Milan, Italy
3:30 p.m., Join via Zoom, Moderated by Prof. Nicolino Applauso
Thursday, Feb. 17

"The Jesuit Matteo Ricci and the 'Impossible Black Tulip': The Momentous First Meeting of East and West"
7 p.m., Knott Hall B03, A talk by Fr. Joe Rossi S.J., Professor in Theology

Monday, Feb. 21 "Chinese and Italian Culture Trivia Night"
7 p.m., Maryland Hall 443 (Language Learning Center), Organized in collaboration between Loyola Chinese Club and Loyola Italian Club
Wednesday, Feb. 23

"Turandot: The only Italian Opera set in China and the only operatic song that became a world hit among soccer fans"
5 p.m., Cohn Hall 133, A talk by Prof. Paul Oorts

Persons with disabilities who may require special services should contact the Office of Disability Support Services at 410-617-2062 or (TTD) 410-617-2141 at least 48 hours prior to the event.

Sponsors: Catholic Studies, Modern languages & Literatures, and Medieval Studies

Nora Benedict

Nora Benedict

Nora credits her Loyola education with affording her critical thinking skills and relationships with faculty, both of which inspired a career in academia

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