DANTE PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES 2017
The Department of Italian and CASiLaC (Centre for Advanced Studies in Languages and Cultures) UCC are pleased to announce a seventh series of public lectures on the great Italian poet Dante Alighieri.
All lectures will be in English. The Department gratefully acknowledges the support of the Society for Italian Studies.
Tues, January 24 Dr Tristan Kay (University of Bristol) – ‘Eros, Salvation and Vernacular Poetry in Dante’
Tues, January 31 Professor Corinna Salvadori Lonergan (Trinity College Dublin) – ‘“Was I, O was I to blame For your death?” (Aeneid VI) – Authorial Guilt in Inferno V’
Tues, February 7 Dr Kenneth P. Clarke (University of York) – ‘Horrid Perhapses: The Poetics of Doubt in Dante’
Tues, February 14 Professor Anthony Oldcorn (Brown University) – ‘Sailing to Byzantium: A Reading of Dante’s Paradiso VI’
Tues, February 21 Dr Martín Veiga (University College Cork) – ‘The Reception of Dante’s Commedia in Galician Culture’
Venue: All lectures will take place at 7.30 pm in BOOLE LECTURE THEATRE 1
Time: 7.30 pm