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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)March 9, 2017

Antonio Corsaro

MAHWAH, N.J. – The Italian Club at Ramapo College of New Jersey is sponsoring “Art, Love, and Divinity in Michelangelo’s Poetry” on Thursday, March 23 from 2-4 p.m. The event will be held in the York Room of the Birch Mansion on the College’s campus.

Guest speaker is noted expert and writer of Renaissance literature, Dr. Antonio Corsaro. Corsaro is an Associate Professor at the University of Urbino, in the province of Pesaro and Urbino, Italy. He has written essays and editions of texts on comical, satirical and burlesque poetry between the 15th and 17th centuries. He was the coordinator of the project of digital storage of the letters of Micheangelo il Giovane and is a member of the Scientific Board of the Museo Casa Buonarroti in Florence.

Corsaro has developed conferences on the relationships among literature, religious censorship and print in the 16th century that received wide recognition in major cities in Europe. Several of his philological editions include: O. Lando, Paradossi, Rome, 2000; N. Machiavelli, Scritti in poesia e in prosa, Rome, 2013; and Michelangelo Buonarroti, Rime e lettere, Milan, 2016.

An Italian dinner will be served for those in attendance. This event is free and open to the public.

For disability-related accommodations and for more information, email


Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state's premier public liberal arts college. Ranked among the top colleges in the region by College Choice and recognized by, among others, U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review, Colleges of Distinction and, also designated by Victory Media as a "Military Friendly College," Ramapo College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor's degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education.


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