Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

Dante Public Lecture Series

Public Lecture Series on the great Italian poet Dante Alighieri organised by the Department of Italian

The Department of Italian and the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures UCC are pleased to announce a fifth series of five public lectures on the great Italian poet Dante Alighieri. This year is especially important as we are celebrating the 750th anniversary of Dante’s birth. All lectures will be in English. Tues January 20: Professor Simon Gilson (University of Warwick), ‘Criticizing Dante in Sixteenth-Century Italy’ Tues January 27: Dr Stephen Boyd (UCC), 'A Spanish Dante? The Comedy in Iberia’ Tues February 3: Dr Silvia Ross (UCC), ‘Dante and Conflict: Florence Then and Now’ Tues February 10: Dr Alessandro Scafi (Warburg Institute), ‘Beyond the Boundary: The Transformation of Souls and Body in Dante’s Afterlife’ Tues February 17: Dr George Corbett (University of Cambridge) - 'Visions of Good and Evil: the Moral Structure of Dante's Divine Comedy'

VENUE: All lectures will take place at 7.30pm in BOOLE LECTURE THEATRE 1 TIME: 7.30pm


We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Society for Italian Studies and the Italian Cultural Institute in Dublin

Category: Public Lectures and Seminars: Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Boole Lecture Theatre 1
Target Audience: All Welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Daragh O'Connell

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