LLI: Italian Civilization of the Middle Ages and Renaissance

These classes will explore the contributions of Italy to European civilization during the medieval and early modern periods, with emphasis on art, architecture, literature and the concepts of Renaissance humanism.

Convener: Christopher Nissen received his Ph. D. in Italian from the University of California at Berkeley, then taught Italian language and literature at NIU from 1988 to 2019. He is the author of numerous studies of Italian literature.  

The NIU Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI), established in 2000, is a member-directed group of individuals primarily age 50 plus who enjoy learning in informal, flexible, non-competitive groups and like connecting with peers who share their interests. No grades, no tests – just Learning for the Fun of It.

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Holmes Student Center
600 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

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Community Events

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Alumni, General Public






$85 for the entire Fall 2022 term

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