Dante Italian Meeting Jan 23 (copy 01)

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Ciao tutti -



at St. Patrick's Church, Social Hall, 2702  Broadway E, Seattle


Our speaker will be Prof. Susan Gaylard from the Italian Department of the University of Washington.  Under the topic "Italian Fashion and Politics", Professor Gaylard will discuss a few *historical* moments from across the centuries in which we see Italian politics and fashion reflecting each other. 

Susan Gaylard is Associate Professor of Italian Studies and affiliate faculty in Art History at the University of Washington, Seattle.  Her research and teaching focus on intersections between textual and material culture, from printed portraits to the fashion industry.  Her first book, Hollow Men, showed how Renaissance writers imagined themselves and their works as permanent monuments. She is currently working on a new book analyzing the disappearance of images of women from 16th-century European histories.

As usual, the evening will begin with food and conversation at 6:30. Please bring an antipasto, dolce or vino to share.  The presentation in Italian will start at 7:30.  There is no cost for the meeting.

At the meeting this Wednesday you will also have the opportunity to renew your membership for 2019 or sign up for the Wine Dinner on February 13 if you have not already done so.  

This meeting will be our second in the Parish Social Hall at St. Patrick's Church.    

To reach St Patrick's from the North, follow I-5 S.  Take exit 168A for Boylston Ave toward Roanoke St.  Merge onto Boylston, turn left at light onto E Roanoke St.  Turn left at the first cross street onto Harvard Ave E.

To reach St. Patrick's from the South, follow I-5 N.  Take exit 168A for Lakeview Blvd E.  Turn left onto Lakeview Blvd E, and continue onto Boylston Ave E.   Turn right at the light onto E Roanoke St. Turn left at the first cross street onto Harvard Ave E.

The parking lot will be on your right off Harvard.   The door to the Social Hall is located from the parking lot in back of the Church.

Feel free to come early to help set up the room and start visiting.  And, in any case, please come.

A presto - 

Dan DeMatteis,
President, Dante Alighieri Society of Washington


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