In a Dark Wood: What Dante Taught Me About Grief, Healing, and the Mysteries of Love

A story of love and grief. ‘I became a widower and a father on the same day’ says Joseph Luzzi. His book tells how Dante’s ‘The Divine Comedy’ helped him to endure his...

The Blessed Lens A History of Italian Cinema

Professor Joseph Luzzi, the director of Italian studies at Bard College and an award-winning author, offers a comprehensive look at Italian cinema from its inception in 1895...

In A Dark Wood What Dante Taught Me About Grief, Healing, and the Mysteries of Love

In the aftermath of a heartbreaking tragedy, a scholar and writer uses Dante’s Divine Comedy to shepherd him through the dark wood of grief and mourning—a rich and...

In Michelangelo's Shadow The Mystery of Modern Italy

The director of Italian studies at Bard College, Professor Joseph Luzzi leads a comprehensive over vie w of Italian culture. Beginning in the fabled realm of Renaissance ar t and...

8 Books That Changed the World

One Day University presents a series of audio lectures recorded in real-time from some of the top minds in the United States. Given by award-winning professors and experts in...

In A Dark Wood

In the aftermath of a heartbreaking tragedy, a scholar and writer uses Dante’s Divine Comedy to shepherd him through the dark wood of grief and mourning—a rich and...

The Art of Reading

Esteemed professor Joseph Luzzi addresses the place of classic literature in the modern world with this riveting series of lectures.Advocating “the art of reading” as a way...