8 Feb - 1 March - UCC Dante Public Lecture Series 2021

Italian, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

  • Monday February 8 – Prof. Alison Cornish (New York University – President of The Dante Society of America) – ‘Belief in Hell: Breaking faith in the Circle of Violence (Inferno 10 and 13)’
  • Monday February 15 – Prof. Simon Gilson (University of Oxford) – ‘Ingegno in Dante: Ingenuity and Creativity in the Commedia'
  • Monday February 22 – Prof. Lino Pertile (Harvard University) – ‘Luxury and Greed in the Divine Comedy’
  • Monday March 1 – Roundtable: Launch of CDSI (Centre for Dante Studies in Ireland, UCC) – Dr Daragh O’Connell, with Dr David Bowe (IRC Postdoctoral Fellow, UCC), Dr Federica Coluzzi (University of Warwick, former IRC Postdoctoral Fellow, UCC), Dr Valentine Mele (IRC Postdoctoral Fellow, UCC), Dr Leyla Livraghi (University of Pisa/ IRC Postdoctoral Fellow, UCC) and Dario Galassini (Eduardo Saccone Scholar, UCC).

Monday Evenings at 7pm - February 8 , 15, 22, March 1

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2021 marks the 700th anniversary of the Italian poet Dante Alighieri's death. The Centre for Dante Studies in Ireland, the Department of Italian and CASiLaC are delighted to host its annual series of public lectures on Dante with a rich programme of speakers.

College of Arts, Celtic Studies & Social Sciences

Coláiste na nEalaíon, an Léinn Cheiltigh agus na nEolaíochtaí Sóisialta

College Office, Room G31 ,Ground Floor, Block B, O'Rahilly Building, UCC