You don’t hear much, but in the background, drums were rolling: we were very excited to host our first big event in person after 3 years!
Organized by the Dante Alighieri of Michigan in collaboration with the Consulate of Italy in Detroit, ...
Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan presented:“The Evolution of the Romantic Poem”, by Erika CaturegliDuring this Anno Dantesco, Dante Alighieri of Michigan explored Dante’s poetry before the creation of the Divine Comedy by selecting poems in which he talks about his beloved Beatrice. In this retrospective in honor of the Settimana della Lingua, we will look […]
We believe Dante Alighieri played a fundamental role in the beginning of the Renaissance, which brought about so much change to society. It allowed us to begin to satirize institutions and authority. It gave us the beginning of art, architecture, and learning.
Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan 2018 End of Year Party at the Detroit Historical Museum DAS celebrated the Dante Alighieri Society End of Year Party at the Detroit Historical Museum Streets of Old Detroit with a celebration which included the “Dante Distinctive Citizen Award” ceremony to honor admirable members of the community. The 2018 recipient […]
On January 20th 2017, the Consul of Italy, Dr. Maria Luisa Lapresa, met with Brian J. Whiston, Superintended of Education for the State of Michigan for the official signing of a Memorandum of Understanding designed to facilitate the promotion of the Italian language in K-12 schools in Michigan.The official document, believed to be the first […]
Frank De Santis, age 93, passed away on May 16, 2016. Frank proudly served in the U. S. Army as a Sergeant in the 264th Engineers Combat Battalion in Gen. Patton’s army during WWII. He was discharged with 2 Bronze Stars. He attended the University of Detroit where he received a BS, an MA from […]