Links and Documents

The National Endowment for the Humanities Website

Summer Institutes at the National Endowment for the Humanities:

Institute Application Documents

Application Coversheet (must be completed online):

NEH Application Guidelines PDF: NEH Application Instructions

Application Instructions for Dante Summer Institute: Dante Institute Application

Nota bene: Full application instructions and documents can also be found on the APPLICATION LINK


Dante Websites

Dante Society of America:

The Princeton Dante Project:

The World of Dante:


Dante Today:


Faculty Websites

Institute Faculty

Professor Brenda Deen Schildgen, Institute Director:

Professor Peter Hawkins:

Guest Lecturers

Professor David Ardagh:

Professor William Franke:

Professor Chiara Frugoni:

Professor Giuseppe Mazzotta:

Professor Lino Pertile:


Florence Websites

Historic Centre of Florence, Unesco World Heritage Site:

Baptistry of San Giovanni:

Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana (Italian):

Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale (Italian):

Biblioteca Riccardiana (Italian):

Palazzo della Signoria (Palazzo Vecchio):

San Miniato al Monte (Italian):

San Miniato al Monte (Tourist Site in English):

Santa Croce:

Santa Maria Novella:

Santa Reparata:

University of Florence (Italian):


Assisi, Siena, Ravenna Websites

Assisi, Basilica of San Francesco:

Assisi, Franciscan Sites, Unesco World Heritage website:

Siena, Historic Centre, Unesco World Heritage website:

Ravenna, Early Christian Monuments, Unesco World Heritage website:


Other Suggested Travel Resources

Florence Airport:

Florence and Abroad, a Florence Housing Agency:

Italian Trains: