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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 and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, 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 master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education.


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